Information management in education and I Guide - Resources and Review

Index of resources dealing with aspects of knowledge management. Includes articles, white papers, interviews, discussion forums, press releases and a knowledge management bibliography.
US based association focusing on the promotion, advancement, and application of effective planning in higher education. Includes tables of contents of the journal Planning for Higher Education.
Summary of the main findings and recommendations of a study into the management information needs of academic Heads of Department in universities, using a Critical Success Factors approach. The principal objectives of the study were to investigate the factors which academic Heads of Department considered critical to the achievement of their organisational goals, and the nature and range of management information support provided by central administrators, libraries, and ancillary support services to enable them to achieve these goals.
The Janet User Group for Administration (JUGA) exists to promote the use of information technology by administrators. This directory provides links to useful resources including funding, administration, and mailing lists.
UCISA represents the whole of higher education in the provision and development of academic, management, and administrative information systems, providing a network of contacts and a powerful lobbying voice.
Promotes the exchange and the production of reliable and comparable information on education systems and on national policies in the field of education in Europe. Includes Eurybase which provides detailed information about education policy and practice in EU countries.
Series of reports available in HTML and Word '97 format, aimed at tackling information security problems. Material includes accounts of workshops, teaching guidelines, advice for the higher education community, and details of current issues in the fields of virtual learning and electronic commerce. Access to International Security Forum Reports is also provided for the UK academic community.
Articles by Tefko Saracevic, Professor at the School of Communication, Information and Library Studies at Rutgers. Articles cover a range of topics including education, evaluation, research, and practice in the area of digital libraries, as well as feedback, interactivity, modelling, and relevance in information retrieval. Articles are available in Word or PDF format.
A discussion of the benefits and drawbacks of computer based timetabling within an institution, in order to achieve better space management and curriculum delivery. Provides information about software packages available.
Study undertaken to identify the real, business
led requirements for information security within UK HE, and to recommend solutions or approaches to address those requirements. The findings from the study confirmed the need for institutions to adopt a more substantial information security position and identified security issues covering both management and technical solutions.
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