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The Information Society is already a fact of life. Even today information and communication technologies are widely diffused throughout society and are affecting styles of life and work. Clearly these changes have a long way to run, new applications of information and communication technologies are emerging all the time. This document covers a seminar convened to better grasp the great opportunities for progress which are being offered by these new information and communication technologies.
Many topics are covered including: the development of telematics and telemedicine; development and public support (the case of the Swedish Work Life Fund); the Alexandria Library in the information society; the impact of new information technologies on employment; information society and postmodern culture; policy implications for distance learning in the European information society and the widening EU; multimedia and hypermedia; jobs, skills barriers and new illiteracy; ethical questions and conclusions.

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Authors: DUMORT A, CEC Luxembourg (LU);HERRMANN W (EDITORS), CEC Bruxelles (BE)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 16606 FR/EN (1995) 262pp., FS, ECU 26.50
Availability: Available from the (2)
ISBN: ISBN 92-827-5432-4
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