ART: Smith, The Impact of Web Sites

Gretchen Whitney gwhitney at UTKUX.UTCC.UTK.EDU
Wed Jan 26 18:22:32 EST 2000

Smith, Alastaire G.

The Impact of Web sites: a comparison between Australasia and Latin

Presented at INFO'99: Congreso Internacional de Informacion, Havana, 4-8
October 1999.

"What is the impact of World Wide Web sites on the overall information
resource of the Internet? What differences are made by the cultural,
linguistic and geographic areas that the sites originate from? To what
extent are the Internet information resources of the Spanish language
world recognised in the largely English language world of the Internet?
This paper reports on a study of the impact and influence of
the web sites of educational and research organisations in Australasia and
Latin America. Both these areas border the Pacific Ocean, and have
economic and cultural similarities, but also are divided by language and

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University of Tennessee, Knoxville TN 37996 USA           gwhitney at

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