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Connecting with new information landscapes: information literacy practices of refugees
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We investigate how refugees learn to engage with a complex, multimodal information landscape and how their information literacy practice may be constructed to enable them to connect and be included in their new information landscape. Expand
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E-government around the world: lessons, challenges, and future directions
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E-government can create significant benefits for citizens, businesses, and governments around the world. Expand
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Settling in: The Relationship between Information and Social Inclusion
Social exclusion is a process that directly reduces people’s capacity to participate in society. An important factor that contributes to social exclusion is the inability to recognise or understandExpand
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Normative behavior and information: The social aspects of information access
Abstract Information access is central to library and information science, yet explorations of its conceptual nature have been limited. Given the importance of information access to the discipline,Expand
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Evaluating federal websites: Improving e-government for the people
Introduction E-government is a strategy for government to deliver services and information through technology to citizens, businesses, and to other governments. The portal Firstgov.gov 1 is aExpand
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Social Information Behavior and the Democratic Process: Information Poverty, Normative Behavior, and Electronic Government in the United States
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Two phenomena of information behavior, information poverty and normative behavior, may help explain why certain groups do not use e-government information. Expand
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Dietary Acrylamide and Cancer Risk in Humans: A Review
Abstract.In April 2002, researchers from the Swedish National Food Administration reported that they had detected elevated levels of acrylamide in commonly consumed baked and fried foods. AcrylamideExpand
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The Intersection of Public Policy and Public Access: Digital Divides, Digital Literacy, Digital Inclusion, and Public Libraries
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The terms digital divide, digital literacy, and digital inclusion have been widely used in discourse related to the Internet over the past two decades. Expand
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A Look at Information Access through Physical, Intellectual, and Socio-cultural Lenses
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This paper presents an overview of the complexities of this holistic model of information access, with an emphasis on understanding of the socio-cultural elements that support or prevent group access to needed information. Expand
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