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Knowledge Societies

 

go  Arab Human Development Report: Building a Knowledge Society.

go  Connecting Voices and Expanding Horizons. ABSTRACT Anju Vyas describes the genesis, developments, doubts, dilemmas and challenges of moderating BOL, an electronic discussion list on gender issues in South Asia.

go  Exiled to Cyberia, a third world view on the Knowledge Society, by Kunda Dixit, Director, Panos South Asia.

go  Information Management: A Proposal. The historical document written by Tim Berners-Lee at CERN in 1989 which triggered off the World Wide Web.

go  Knowledge for Development website of USAID.

go  Knowledge in the service of development, by Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul.

go  Knowledge Societies, Information Technology for Sustainable Development, by Robin Mansell and Uta Wehn.

go  Making Knowledge Networks work for the Poor, Final Report of an ITDG workshop, March, 2003.

go  Scan globally, reinvent locally, Knowledge infrastructure and the localisation of knowledge, by Joseph Stiglitz. A shortened version can be found here.

go  The Open Knowledge network. The Open Knowledge Network (OKN) is a human network, which collects, shares and disseminates local knowledge and is supported by flexible technical solutions.

go  The Public Knowledge Project. The Public Knowledge Project is a research initiative located at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. It seeks to improve the scholarly and public quality of academic research through innovative online environments

go  The Wayback Machine.

go  Toward the global knowledge and information society, the challenges for development cooperation, by Dr. Hans d'Orville, Director, IT for Development programme, Bureau for Development Policy/UNDP.

go  Website of the Bibliotheca Alexandria, Egypt.

go  Website of the Library of Congress.

go  Website of the World Bank on knowledge sharing. Knowledge sharing at the World Bank has evolved over time. From an early emphasis on capturing and organizing knowledge, its focus now is on adopting, adapting, and applying knowledge in a way that helps World Bank staff, clients, and partners work more effectively to reduce global poverty.

 

 

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