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Although the European Union and China are different in terms of area, population, economic, social, political and cultural development, both of them have to face similar challenge – the significant regional disparities and unbalanced regional development. Based on this the [...]

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The Durga group focuses its efforts on reflections about the reality, or rather realities, of libraries. This is why we propose here a systematic review of the year 2013 divided into six decalogues: 10 key numbers, 10 media headlines, 10 milestones, 10 professional issues, 10 looks [...]

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The Public Library Network of the province of Barcelona has extensive experience in the field of collaborative work. The key to its success is not just the important historical events that helped to shape the present library system in the province of Barcelona. It is also the dissemination [...]

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It is quite common to find competitive intelligence (CI) activities in pharmaceutical companies. These companies use the CI process, not only to act against competitors, a traditional goal of the CI, but also with the purpose of enhancing cooperation. This paper proposes that this [...]

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The results of a study on the development of a museum-2.0 or social museums and the communication between these organizations and their virtual visitors are presented. We based it on an analysis of the social media profiles of major museums and art centers in San Francisco, London [...]

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An information policy is a concerted action of various agents with information as the object, having as a purpose certain goals. The crisis we face is not only economic but also technological and due to changes in the organizational model, and we are already seeing some effects of [...]

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It is difficult to set educational standards in Switzerland: given the complexity of the political structure and the different languages spoken, 26 educational systems are in function. Most pupils are familiar with the practical use of ICT. But few of them are taught to analyse the [...]

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This paper presents design thinking as an alternative approach to conduct research on collaborative learning with technology. The underlying premise of the paper is the need to adopt human-centered design principles in research and design of computer-supported collaborative tools. [...]

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This paper reports on collaborative research on and with young people. In this study five groups of students in the final year of their Compulsory Secondary Education (CSE) from five different schools developed five ethnographic studies about how they communicate, express themselves [...]