Internet Research: Volume 5 Issue 2


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National information infrastructure policy: a theoretical and normative approach

Richard J. Schaefer

Relies on critical theories of technology and democratic disclosureto construct normative communication principles for the development ofthe national information infrastructure…


Legal snarls for women in cyberspace

Cheris Kramarae, Jana Kramer

Many Internet researchers state that computer networks provide anegalitarian forum where users are not labeled by gender, race, age,national origin or disability. This assertion…


The NASA Technical Report Server

Michael L. Nelson, Gretchen L. Gottlich, David J. Bianco, Sharon S. Paulson, Robert L. Binkley, Yvonne D. Kellogg, Chris J. Beaumont, Robert B. Schmunk, Michael J. Kurtz, Alberto Accomazzi, Omar Syed

The National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958 established theNational Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and charged it to“provide for the widest practicable and…


SIPP ACCESS, an information system for complex data: a case study in creating a collaboratory for the social sciences

Alice Robbin

The “collaboratory” concept has recently entered thevernacular of the scientific community to reflect new modes ofscientific communication, cooperation and collaboration made…


From Dewey to Mosaic :considerations in interface design for children

Frances F. Jacobson

Examines the characteristics of bibliographic information retrievalsystems, particularly online public access systems, in terms of thedifficulties children have in using them. The…


The academic computer specialist in Mexico: a preliminary investigation

Scott Van Jacob

Many Mexican universities are now offering Internet access to theirfaculty and users. This access is provided by computer services staffwho traditionally have been responsible…

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