Title

The Global computer network: Indications of its use worldwide

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

3-1994

Publication Title

International Information and Library Review

Issue

26

First page number:

15

Abstract

Discusses the use of global computerized information networks through statistics and examples of the involvement of various countries. Topics addressed include growth of the global network; countries that lack any connections; the value of information; librarians and the network; and exploring the Internet, including gopher sites.

Keywords

Computer networks; Developing countries; Developing nations; Electronic information resources; Foreign countries; Global approach; Information networks; Libraries and the Internet; Library services; Public services (Libraries)

Disciplines

Library and Information Science

Language

English

Permissions

Use Find in Your Library, contact the author, or use interlibrary loan to garner a copy of the article. Publisher copyright policy allows author to archive post-print (author’s final manuscript). When post-print is available or publisher policy changes, the article will be deposited

Identifier

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/iilr.1994.1005

Publisher Citation

Brown, J. M. (1994). The Global computer network: Indications of its use worldwide. International Information & Library Review, 26, 51-65. doi:10.1006/iilr.1994.1005

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