Digitization as the Agent of Technological Revolution in Storage of and Access to Information
Much of the information that used to exist solely print has passed into digital form. Electronic publishing has replaced to a large extent old type setting techniques, and the trend towards digitization is aﬀecting all three segments of the information industry–computing, telecommunications, and broadcasting.
Editor’s note: This paper was presented as a contribution to the MELA-sponsored Roundtable “The Technology of Information: the Middle East” at the December, 1999, Annual Meeting the Middle East Studies Asscoiation in Washington.
Middle East Studies Asscoiation
Internet in the Middle East; Digitization in the Middle East
Previously Published As
MELA Notes, Number 69-70 (Fall 1999-Spring 2000) pp 14-21