Putting the Information Infrastructure to Work: A Report of the Information

Entry_ID: GCRIO 190 GCRIO_Inventory: 1 Entry_Title: Putting the Information Infrastructure to Work: A Report of the Information Infrastructure Task Force Committee on Applications and Technology Document_Author: None Agency_Name: National Institute of Standards and Technology
Start_Date: 1994-05-00
Group: Summary
Audience_Interest_Guide: Government
Audience_Interest_Guide: Libraries
Audience_Interest_Guide: General Interest
Audience_Interest_Guide: Media
Audience_Interest_Guide: Education
Audience_Interest_Guide: Research Community

The goal of this document is to express how improvements in technical communication can
benefit all Americans. This platform is called the National Information Infrastructure
(NII), meaning the facilities and services that enable efficient creation and diffusion of
useful information. The focus is on the public debate of the uses of the NII and the
benefits to be derived by applications of advanced computing and communications

Electronic Access to these papers is available from the following sources:
1) Information Infrastructure Task Force(IITF) Gopher Server: gopher, telnet (login =
gopher), or anonymous ftp to iitf.doc.gov. The document is located within the
Speeches/Testimony/Documents category, documents/papers subcategory. Access is also
available over the World-Wide Web (WWW).
2) The IITF Bulletin Board: Dial by modem to 202-501-1920. Modem communication
parameters should be set at no parity, 8 data bits, and one stop (N, 8, 1). Modem speeds
up to 14,4000 baud are supported.
3) FedWorld: Telnet to fedworld.doc.gov or dialing by modem to 703-321-8020.

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Storage_Medium: 109 pages of printed matter
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Discipline: Social Sciences > Administration > Public Administration
Discipline: Social Sciences > Administrative Sciences > Operational Management
Discipline: Applied Sciences > Administrative Sciences > Public Administration
Discipline: Applied Sciences > Manufacturing
Discipline: Applied Sciences > Public Policy
Discipline: Applied Sciences > Telecommunications
Location: North America > United States
Keyword: communications
Keyword: information technology
Keyword: NII>National Information Infrastructure
Keyword: electronic commerce
Keyword: manufacturing base
Keyword: health care
Keyword: education
Keyword: environmental monitoring
Keyword: government services
Keyword: equity of access
Keyword: libraries