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    DescriptionEvery day new technology seems to upend the information world, changing the players, policies and practices we knew. Courts and legislatures shape the future. The media puts its spin on all things Internet. Divergent opinions swirl through cyberspace. Amidst this onslaught, how can the busy information professional define issues, answer questions, and present options that synchronize with broader changes? What's needed is a practical, selective, one-stop, organized background file. In "Coyle's Information Highway Handbook", long-time "Netizen" Karen Coyle creates that file, filtering the Intenet noise with a librarian's sensibility. She selects documentary background on the new visions of the information future, organizes it by theme, and puts it in context. Coyle is a California librarian and participant in national forums and debates. In this text she defines such issues as copyright, access, privacy, censorship and the information marketplace. The handbook can be used to bring students or staff up to speed, or to understand your own role in the information derby.


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    Title
    Coyle's Information Highway Handbook
    Subtitle
    A Practical File on the New Information Order
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Karen Coyle
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 158 mm
    Height: 239 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 413 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780838907085
    ISBN 10: 0838907083
    Classifications

    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    BIC subject category V2: UDB
    Ingram Subject Code: ED
    Libri: I-ED
    DC22: 025.04
    BISAC V2.8: COM032000
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.7
    BIC E4L: LIB
    DC21: 025.04
    BISAC V2.8: LAW098000
    BIC subject category V2: GLF
    BISAC V2.8: LAN025000
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: 1KBB
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27340
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: ZA3250.U6C
    Thema V1.0: UDB, GLF
    Edition statement
    New.
    Illustrations note
    index
    Publisher
    American Library Association
    Imprint name
    ALA Editions
    Publication date
    01 August 1997
    Publication City/Country
    Chicago, IL
    Review quote
    ..".Coyle's book is a must read for all professionals interested in the future of information policy and librarianship's place in the 'new information order."