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Women's Information Services and Networks

By Sarah Cummings
ISBN: 9780855984250
An accessible and critical guide to the many resource and information centres working around the world to strengthen the position of women in society. It offers a global overview with a focus on the impact of the new information technologies.

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  • Synopsis
    An accessible and critical guide to the many resource and information centres working around the world to strengthen the position of women in society. It offers a global overview with a focus on the impact of the new information technologies; regional chapters on Africa, Asia and the Pacific and Central and Eastern Europe and the former USSR; a critical directory of information services which describes (with full contact details) the work and focus of more than 160 centres; a 75-entry annotated bibliography and an extensive list of Web sites.
  • Table of Contents
    Acknowledgements
    Preface
    Acronyms
    Introduction: womens information and networks
    Women's information centres and networks: a global perspective
    Minke Valk, Henk van Dam and Sarah Cummings
    Celebrating the power, diversity and strength of African Women's networks
    Jennifer Radloff
    Weaving webs of unity: the experience of Asia and the Pacific
    Chat Garcia
    Looking for a sister: women's groups and networking in Central and Easter Europe and the Newly Independent States
    Delina Fico
    Directory of information centres
    Guide to the directory of information centres
    Geographical index
    Alphabetical index of organisations
    Bibliography
    Guide to the bibliography
    Author index
    Geographical index
    Web resources
    About the authors.
  • Details
    Sub Title N/A
    Author Sarah Cummings
    Editor No
    Number of Pages 160
    Format Paperback / softback