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Global Information Inequalities: Bridging the Information Gap

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Global Information Inequalities: Bridging the Information Gap, edited by Deborah H. Charbonneau, is reviewed.

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									usability of your website, all in less than
50 pages. Part 2 is about Community
Focus, with sections on blogs, wikis,
Twitter, Flickr, MySpace, YouTube, and                                                           index to adver tisers
Videocasting. The author suggests that
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you engage your community through
the use of these tools. The last section is
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on Customer Focus, which uses some                                                           (609) 654-6266
real-world examples to show how com-                                                         www.americanlibrarydirectory.com
panies, such as Home Depot, Build-A-
Bear, and Starbucks, have tried to                                                           American Economic
engage their customers in more than                                                          Association . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
just an ecommerce experience.                                                                www.econlit.org

  There are some good ideas in this
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book, and it is worth a read to get you                                                      Association . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cover 2
thinking. Just be prepared to turn to                                                        (800) 374-2722
other sources for help in implement-                                                         www.apa.org/databases
ing these ideas.
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                                                Tanzania, and China. These all focus on
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                                                the idea of community resource centers
  Global Information Inequalities:              providing both a gathering place and         Faulkner Information Services . . . . . 17
   Bridging the Information Gap                 needed localized information to the tar-     (856) 662-2070
 edited by Deborah H. Charbonneau               get populations. The second section          www.faulkner.com
                                                covers Information Empowerment for
            ISBN: 1-84334-361-4                                                              FSO Online . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57
                                                equitable access and civic engagement
              Published: 2008                                                                (609) 654-6266
          Pages: 210 pp.; softcover
                                                with articles from Peru, Chile, and
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      Price: £39.95 (about $56.45 U.S.)         Iceland. These articles focus more on
 Available from: Chandos Publishing, Ltd.,      the information flow and how it can          ITI Offerings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cover 3
      TBAC Business Centre, Avenue 4,           change the lives of the receivers.           (609) 654-6266
Station Lane, Witney, Oxford, OX28 4BN, U.K.;      Section 3 covers Social Inclusion         www.infotoday.com
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