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Urban fringe area is the most important space for city development. It includes several complicated elements, such as population, space, and management organization. On the basis of local population attributes in the city fringe area combined with people’s movement characteristics [...]

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The suitability of Library and Information Science undergraduate studies to jobs in Public Administration is reviewed. Tables and graphics that show the consequences of the current economic crisis on the employment rates of Public Administration are shown. Some final considerations [...]

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Some key reports that have appeared in 2010 related to professional development are commented. Topics include public libraries, university libraries, new profiles and labour market in the information and documentation area.

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The explosion of social web platforms has triggered the emergence of a new professional profile called community manager.The opportunities for graduates in library sciences to have access to these jobs are analyzed, taking into account the skills demanded in the current job offers [...]

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In recent years, very few studies have classified and analysed the evolution of the business activities carried out by Spanish companies that provide information and document management services. Aware of the importance that these issues have for university centers and for graduate [...]

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Recent changes in the economic, social, and technological environment have impacted the careers of information professionals. On one hand, new jobs and opportunities have appeared, and on the other hand, layoffs in mainstream media companies indicate that the net impact has been negative. [...]

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Recent changes in the economic, social, and technological environment have impacted the careers of information professionals. On one hand, new jobs and opportunities have appeared, and on the other hand, layoffs in mainstream media companies indicate that the net impact has been negative. [...]

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The paper analyses the economic and environmental benefits of charging electric vehicles (EV) at workplaces in the Netherlands using photovoltaic panels (PV). A 10kW EV-PV charging system is used to charge the electric cars directly from photovoltaic panels. The cost of using a gasoline [...]

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This paper tries to design a university guidance program aimed at students, families and educational institutions. It can be adjusted by each university, uploaded in their web sites in order to be used by any interested person through Internet. The progra

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Information and communication technologies (ICT) are imposing a radical reform in journalism and media education. Without a strategic, participatory pedagogical vision, journalism and media literacy will not work to the advantage of the plan for a democratic and inclusive information [...]