Information for Sustainable Development: Technology, People and Society

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This title will be available Spring 2024. You may place an order and the item will be shipped when it becomes available. 

This book is for academics, researchers and professionals interested in information science, or those studying to enter the information science field.

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a set of 17 universal goals adopted by the UN in 2015. Information for Sustainable Development is a comprehensive resource that discusses the role and importance of data, information, people and society in achieving the targets of these goals. Specifically offering an information science perspective on measuring the performance and assessing the made progress in achieving these. Coverage includes:

  • the basics of data, information, metadata, and the SDGs;
  • targets, indicators, and metadata required for measuring achievements and success; and
  • examples and challenges associated with some metadata.

This book provides a global perspective on the current progress of SDGs by comparing regions and examining the challenges each face, including data availability and completeness. Exploring how in addition to data and technology, different human and social issues are vital for achieving success in different SDGs.

Imprint: Facet Publishing UK

Published: Spring 2024

Pages: 222


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