By R. B. J. C. van Noort (auth.), Suzanne Bakker (eds.)
The slogan `Information pros make the variation' used to be selected to spotlight the tenth anniversary of the ecu organization for wellbeing and fitness details and Libraries (EAHIL) in 1997. To what impression, lower than which conditions, and the way scientific librarians in Europe play an energetic position in scientific details administration and schooling is mirrored within the number of papers provided in the course of the sixth eu convention of clinical and healthiness Libraries in Utrecht, The Netherlands, 22-27 June, 1998, entitled: Libraries withoutLimits: altering wishes - altering Roles.
clinical libraries are faced with the foreign features of copyright and licence agreements, and deal with a fast-growing call for for top of the range scientific details so one can deliver evidence-based medication into perform. clinical librarians additionally serve the general public, particularly in these international locations the place customer health and wellbeing details is within the leading edge of health and wellbeing care coverage.
the significance of pharmaceutical info is easily understood; the necessity for info move from (basic) examine into (clinical) perform isn't constrained to medication, yet is still very important in veterinary sciences. In all fields during which participants of EAHIL are operating the economic curiosity and political price of data is well-known.
With the exponential development of clinical, future health and health-care comparable details on hand or available on the net, librarians play a vital function in details dissemination. info providers, specifically in medication, are not any longer neighborhood actions, yet are knitted into the worldwide net. The Minister of future health, Welfare and activities of The Netherlands, Mrs Els Borst-Eilers, supplies many arguments why medical professionals must be greater knowledgeable. The papers of Lois Ann Colaianni (USA), Derek legislation (UK), Charles Oppenheim (UK), Bas Savenije (NL) etc will end up to the reader that the library presents an ideal paradigm for the administration of networked assets.
By Joel S. Fetzer
Ecu governments needs to fight with assimilating Muslim beginners into their international locations, with such a lot of extra now residing in Western Europe. Britain, France, and Germany have handled the comparable difficulties another way. This e-book explains why their rules vary and proposes methods of making sure the winning incorporation of training Muslims into liberal democracies. Resolving their concerns has turn into all of the extra pressing within the aftermath of the terrorist assaults of September eleven, 2001.
By B.R. Mitchell
By Alessia Garofalo, Cesario Di Sarno, Valerio Formicola (auth.), Marco Vieira, João Carlos Cunha (eds.)
This publication constitutes the completely refereed complaints of the 14 the ecu Workshop on responsible Computing, EWDC 2013, held in Coimbra, Portugal, in may possibly 2013. The nine complete papers and six brief papers awarded have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from 24 submissions. additionally integrated within the quantity are 6 quickly abstracts providing paintings in growth or new rules within the dependability region. The papers are geared up in topical sections on instant sensor networks; cloud computing and prone; trying out and fault detection, fault injection and benchmarking and loyal and safe computing.
By Rachel L. Finn, David Wright, Michael Friedewald (auth.), Serge Gutwirth, Ronald Leenes, Paul de Hert, Yves Poullet (eds.)
On 25 January 2012, the ecu fee offered its lengthy awaited new “Data security package”. With this suggestion for a drastic revision of the knowledge defense framework in Europe, it truly is reasonable to claim that we're witnessing a rebirth of ecu info security, and maybe, its passage from an impulsive formative years to a extra mature kingdom. know-how advances swiftly and cellular units are considerably altering the panorama. more and more, we supply robust, hooked up, units, whose situation and actions could be monitored via quite a few stakeholders. Very robust social community websites emerged within the first 1/2 final decade, processing own information of many hundreds of thousands of clients. Updating the regulatory community was once coming near near and the presentation of the recent package deal will begin a interval of excessive debate during which the proposals can be completely commented upon and criticized, and diverse amendments will definitely be proposed.
This quantity brings jointly a few 19 chapters providing conceptual analyses, highlighting matters, presenting suggestions, and discussing practices concerning privateness and information safety. within the first a part of the ebook, conceptual analyses of strategies akin to privateness and anonymity are supplied. the second one part makes a speciality of the contrasted positions of electronic natives and getting older clients within the info society. The 3rd part offers 4 chapters on privateness through layout, together with discussions on roadmapping and urban innovations. The fourth part is dedicated to surveillance and profiling, with illustrations from the area of clever metering, self-surveillance and the advantages and hazards of profiling. The ebook concludes with case stories touching on speaking privateness in agencies, the destiny of an information security manager in a single of the european member states and information safety in social community websites and on-line media.
This quantity brings jointly a few 19 chapters delivering conceptual analyses, highlighting concerns, featuring strategies, and discussing practices concerning privateness and knowledge safety. within the first a part of the booklet, conceptual analyses of ideas comparable to privateness and anonymity are supplied. the second one part makes a speciality of the contrasted positions of electronic natives and getting old clients within the info society. The 3rd part presents 4 chapters on privateness via layout, together with discussions on roadmapping and urban innovations. The fourth part is dedicated to surveillance and profiling, with illustrations from the area of shrewdpermanent metering, self-surveillance and the advantages and hazards of profiling. The ebook concludes with case reports concerning speaking privateness in businesses, the destiny of an information defense manager in a single of the european member states and knowledge defense in social community websites and on-line media.
By G. ANTONELLI and A. QUADRIO-CURZIO (Eds.)
The examine released right here constitutes a profound mirrored image on what's occurring on this planet of agriculture on the threshold of the 12 months 2000. The publication makes an attempt to move past a slim sectoral research of the first quarter. It units out to concentration as a substitute at the dynamic and leading edge features of the agrotechnological method constituted by means of the complicated interdependence of the agro-production, agro-food, agro-industrial and agro-ecological subsystems. The authors, across the world well known students and scientists, take on the main urgent modern economics matters from either a theoretical and policy-making point of view. 3 assorted strains of analysis are pursued referring to, first, the evolution and traits of global and eu agricultural construction, moment, agricultural surplus formation and productiveness dynamics within the economies of industrialized international locations, and, finally, the vacation spot of agricultural outputs and land allotment lower than the influence of agro-bio-technologies
By A. Brouwrs & M. Kwast van Duursen & H. Ruyg
This e-book comprises the court cases of a seminar held in Abano Terme, Italy on November thirteen - 17, 1978, less than the auspices of the fee of the ecu groups, as a part of the EEC programme of co-ordination of study on development of pork construction. The programme used to be drawn up by means of a operating team of experts in red meat creation with the next composition: Dr. J. Thomas Belgium Denmark Prof. A. Neimann-S0rensen Dr. B. Vissac France Dr. J. R. Sreenan eire Prof. M. Bonsembiante Italy Dr. P. Susmel Italy Ir. H. De Boer The Netherlands Prof. J. C. Bowman united kingdom Prof. W. F. Raymond united kingdom Mr. I. L. Mason FAD Dr. J. C. Tayler transitority appointment in CEC Dr. P. L'Hermite CEC The operating staff held one complete assembly in Brussels in February 1978. the remainder of the making plans for the assembly used to be performed by means of small team conferences and by way of correspondence. there have been a number of attention-grabbing good points to the seminar which contributed to its good fortune. First, it was once interdisciplinary and enabled new contacts to be constructed among these desirous about red meat know-how and people concerned about land use. moment. forms of job - plenary lectures. small team discussions. poster monitors. technical visits and education of written conclusions agreed by way of the assembly - have been integrated within the programme. 3rd, particular thoughts for destiny learn priorities have been tested throughout the seminar.
By Isi Mitrani (auth.), Mirco Tribastone, Stephen Gilmore (eds.)
This publication constitutes the refereed post-proceedings of the ninth eu functionality Engineering Workshop, EPEW 2012, held in Munich, Germany, and the twenty eighth united kingdom functionality Engineering Workshop, UKPEW 2012, held in Edinburgh, united kingdom, in July 2012. The 15 general papers and one poster presentation paper provided including 2 invited talks have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from a variety of submissions. The papers disguise quite a lot of themes from classical functionality modeling parts reminiscent of instant community protocols and parallel execution of clinical codes to sizzling subject matters akin to energy-aware computing to unforeseen ventures into score specialist tennis gamers. as well as new case reviews, the papers additionally current new thoughts for facing the modeling demanding situations caused by means of the expanding complexity and scale of structures today.