Handbook of Research on Information Communication Technology Policy: Trends, Issues and Advancements (2 Volumes)

Handbook of Research on Information Communication Technology Policy: Trends, Issues and Advancements (2 Volumes)

Esharenana E. Adomi (Delta State University, Nigeria)
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Release Date: July, 2010|Copyright: © 2011 |Pages: 994
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-61520-847-0
ISBN13: 9781615208470|ISBN10: 161520847X|EISBN13: 9781615208487
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Description & Coverage
Description:

Information communication technologies (ICTs) are always evolving and have been contributing immensely to economic, political, social, scientific and educational development in every society where they are deployed. It is the existence and utilization of appropriate policy that would enable individuals, institutions, organizations, nations, or regions to benefit from the developments propelled by the application of ICTs.

The Handbook of Research on Information Communication Technology Policy: Trends, Issues and Advancements provides a comprehensive and reliable source of information on current developments in information communication technologies. This source includes ICT policies; a guide on ICT policy formulation, implementation, adoption, monitoring, evaluation and application; and background information for scholars and researchers interested in carrying out research on ICT policies.

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

  • Business Continuity Planning
  • Convergence based e-government
  • Electronic Mail Security
  • Gender and ICT policies
  • Internet Governance
  • Knowledge management policies
  • Research policies for ICTs
  • Responses to cybercrime threats
  • Satellite communication policies
  • Telecommunications Regulations
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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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