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Title: Implications for Library and Information Services: A Study of India’s IT Revolution and Public Policies
Authors: Tariq, Ashraf
Puja, Anand
Keywords: Information technology
Public policy telecommunication
Library and information
Digital divide
Issue Date: Jun-2007
Publisher: Library & Information Science Unit, Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology, University of Malaya
Abstract: The paper describes the role of information, information technology (IT) and discusses the infrastructure, human resources, telecommunication, research and development in IT in Indian context. It highlights the features of liberalization policy of the Indian government; software policy of 1986; development in networking and growth of IT industry in the country, and documents the proliferation and focuses on the relationship among policies and outcome in terms of its impact on various fields of life specially library and information services. It describes the limitation of Indian digital revolution in reaching out to the general masses and the various factors responsible for the lopsided character of information revolution.
Description: In Building an information society for all: proceedings of the International Conference on Libraries, Information and Society, ICoLIS 2007, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, 26-27 June 2007
URI: http://dspace.fsktm.um.edu.my/handle/1812/245
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