Frameworks for ICT Policy: Government, Social and Legal Issues

Frameworks for ICT Policy: Government, Social and Legal Issues

Esharenana E. Adomi (Delta State University, Nigeria)
Release Date: July, 2010|Copyright: © 2011 |Pages: 352
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-61692-012-8
ISBN13: 9781616920128|ISBN10: 1616920122|EISBN13: 9781616920135
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Description & Coverage
Description:

ICT policy framework is a set of principles and goals intended to govern the development, implementation, adoption, monitoring, evaluation and application of ICTs in organizations, institutions, societies or nations. It provides the rationale and philosophy to guide the planning and development and utilization of ICTs in a particular setting.

Frameworks for ICT Policy: Government, Social and Legal Issues is a reference on ICT policy framework and a guide to those who are involved in ICT policy formulation, implementation, adoption, monitoring, evaluation and application. This comprehensive publication provides background information for scholars and researchers who are interested in carrying out research on ICT policies and promotes the understanding of policies guiding technology.

Coverage:

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Business Continuity Planning
  • Cybercafes
  • Cybercrime regulation
  • Electronic and digital signatures
  • ICT’s role in development
  • Legal responses to cybercrime threats
  • Regulation of Internet content
  • Social issues related to information communication technology
  • Trust in e-government
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Editor/Author Biographies
Esharenana E. Adomi holds BEd, MEd. MLS and PhD degrees. He attended University of Ibadan, Ibadan and Delta State University, Abraka both in Nigeria. He was secretary of Nigerian Library Association (NLA) 2000 – 2004 and currently the chairman, NLA, Delta State Chapter. He was Acting Head, Department of Library and Information Science, delta State University, Nigeria. January 2008 – February 2009. He received the 2004 Award for Excellence of the Most Outstanding Paper published in The Electronic Library, 2003 volume with an article entitled: “A survey of cybercafés in Delta State, Nigeria” co-authored with two other colleagues. He is a member of Editorial Advisory Board, The Electronic Library, formerly contributing editor, Library Hi-Tech News and currently the editor of Delta Library Journal. He has published over 45 articles in reputable national and international journals, chapters in books and four textbooks. He is the editor of Security Software for Cybercafes published 2008 , Frameworks for ICT Policy: Government, Social and Legal Issues and Handbook of Research on Information Communication Technology: Trends, Issues and Advancements published 2011 by IGI Global, Hershey, PA. His interests lie in ICT policies, community informatics, information/internet security, Internet/web technology and services, and application of ICTs in different settings.
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