Category: information

American Library Association (ALA) Reference and User Services Association (RUSA): Best Free Reference Websites List

by on February 3, 2016 2:54 pm
The list includes: Open States: Discover Politics in Your State Crime Statistics Travelers’ Health Famous Trials, UMKC School of Law Country Statistics In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy Video ETA  Index of Economic Freedom Woodall’s North American Campground Directory  State Tax Forms and Filing Options Constitute Copyright Tools Internet Bird… Read more American Library Association (ALA) Reference and User Services Association (RUSA): Best Free Reference Websites List

World Economic Forum (WEF) White Paper: Internet Fragmentation

by on January 31, 2016 6:14 pm
The World Economic Forum (WEF) has recently posted the white paper Internet Fragmentation: An Overview (January 2016) From the Executive Summary (page 3/6 of the PDF) of the document: …the Internet is in some danger of splintering or breaking up into loosely coupled islands of connectivity. A number of potentially troubling trends driven by technological… Read more World Economic Forum (WEF) White Paper: Internet Fragmentation

World Bank Group: World Development Report 2016: Digital Dividends

by on January 15, 2016 10:19 pm
The World Bank Group has posted this report here. The Overview of the report is here. Some highlights from the report’s Foreword (page xiii)/page 15 of the PDF)… The world is in the midst of the greatest information and communications revolution in human history. More than 40 percent of the world’s population has access to the inter-… Read more World Bank Group: World Development Report 2016: Digital Dividends