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Title: Public access to ICT
Authors: Sajeer, S.L.M.
Keywords: ICT
Issue Date: 21-Jun-2012
Publisher: Sri Lanka Library Association, Colombo
Citation: 9th National Conference on Library and Information Science 2012 on "Empowering Users, Libraries & Librarians in the Knowledge Society". 21st Jun, 2012. Sri lanka Library Association, Colombo, Sri Lanka, p.180.
Abstract: Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has become essential in the global society. The Internet, e-mail, and portable communication devices, such as cellular phones form a technology group that has blended into everyday lives of individuals. Public access to ICT boundless connectivity and access to information at all times are expected to empower individuals by enabling them to carry out daily tasks more efficiently. However, there is also a dark side of using ICT involving increased hours of work, stress, and loss of private time. The use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) has been the subject of many discussions in the field of Library service. Technology use does or will enhance academic achievement as well as the Young people continue to use new technologies in growing numbers, in multiple facets of their lives, but knowledge about the effects of the usage is relatively thin.
ISBN: 978-955-9075-17-2
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