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Public administration in the developed countries is designing information initiatives to manage risk information using web-based systems. These sites are intended to deliver information to citizens, but also have valuable information for experts and authorities. Five web sites are [...]

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Robots.txt and sitemaps files are the main methods to regulate search engine crawler access to its content. This article explain the importance of such files and analyze robots.txt and sitemaps from more than 4,000 web sites belonging to spanish public administration to determine [...]

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Website requirements specification (WRS) is a document that describes the characteristics expected of a web site to be developed or modified, in order to ensure compliance. This is particularly important when site development is outsourced. This paper analyzes in detail the procedure [...]

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Since the emergence of the Internet there has been continuous evolution in interface design, with designers trying to offer a good experience to users. Website developers regularly turn to heuristic indicators that have been collected throughout years of research and praxis. Nevertheless, [...]

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This article discusses the results of analysing management transparency in 53 Spanish´s state-run libraries based on a proposed series of indicators drawn from the libraries’ own websites. While the findings detected examples of good practice, information was observed to be scant, [...]

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This research focuses on the transparency of the public websites of the main cities of the region of Castilla y Leon (Spain). Taking as a sample the 24 towns with more than 10,000 inhabitants, this article presents the results related to management and information about the collective [...]

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The economic crisis has led to a drastic reduction in the funding granted by the public administrations to NGOs, which have also lost part of the social trust that they have enjoyed for decades. But there is another way to contribute more funding and legitimacy to these organizations, [...]