Information Communication Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Book: Information Communication Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
# Publisher: Information Science Reference; illustrated edition edition (April 15, 2008)
# Language: English
# ISBN-10: 159904949X
# ISBN-13: 978-1599049496
The rapid development of information communication technologies (ICTs) is having a profound impact across numerous aspects of social, economic, and cultural activity worldwide, and keeping pace with the associated effects, implications, opportunities, and pitfalls has been challenging to researchers in diverse realms ranging from education to competitive intelligence.
Information Communication Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications is the essential reference source developed to meet these research challenges; compiling breaking research in the pivotal areas of social adaptation to information technology. The most comprehensive reference work in the field, this collection covers such topics as ad-hoc networks, collaborative environments, e-governance, and urban information systems, with case studies, empirical analysis, and conceptual models. With over 300 chapters contributed by nearly 650 experts, this six-volume compendium will provide any library s collection with the definitive reference on ICTs.
About the Author
Craig Van Slyke is an Associate Professor of Management Information Systems and chair of the Decision Science/Management Information Systems department at Saint Louis University. Prior to joining SLU, he was on the faculties of University of Central Florida and Ohio University. He teaches a variety of courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. He holds a Ph.D. in Information Systems from the University of South Florida. Dr. Van Slyke also spent many years in the information technology industry in a number of capacities. His current research interests focus on issues related to the adoption of information and communication technologies. Dr. Van Slyke has published in a number of journals including Information Resource Management Journal, Communications of the ACM, Journal of the AIS, European Journal of Information Systems, Decision Sciences, and Database for Advances in Information Systems, among other journals. He serves on the editorial board of Information Resource Management Journal, and the Journal of Information Systems Education. In addition, he has co-authored three information systems textbooks. Dr. Van Slyke holds leadership positions in AIS SIG:ED and the Southern Association for Information Systems.