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Closing the digital divide

Closing the digital divide

information and communication technologies in deprived areas : a report

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Published by Department of Trade and Industry in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Information society.,
  • Information technology -- Social aspects.,
  • Digital divide.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Policy Action Team 15.
    ContributionsGreat Britain. Dept. of Trade and Industry.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM851 .C6 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination94 p. ;
    Number of Pages94
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6877652M
    LC Control Number00421529
    OCLC/WorldCa45019958

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