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Security and Software for Cybercafes, edited by Esharenana E. Adomi, Delta State University, Nigeria

Introducing the latest release from IGI Global:

Security and Software for Cybercafes

ISBN: 978-1-59904-903-8; 360 pp; March 2008

Published under the imprint Information Science Reference (formerly Idea Group Reference)

http://www.igi-global.com/reference/details.asp?id=7536

 

7301Adomi2 Edited by: Esharenana E. Adomi, Delta State University, Nigeria

DESCRIPTION

Cybercafes, which are places where Internet access is provided for free, provide the opportunity for people without access to the Internet, or who are traveling, to access Web mail and instant messages, read newspapers, and explore other resources of the Internet. Due to the important role Internet cafes play in facilitating access to information, there is a need for their systems to have well-installed software in order to ensure smooth service delivery.

Security and Software for Cybercafes provides relevant theoretical frameworks and current empirical research findings on the security measures and software necessary for cybercafes, offering information technology professionals, scholars, researchers, and educators detailed knowledge and understanding of this innovative and leading-edge issue, both in industrialized and developing countries.

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“This book provides background information to scholars, and researcher who are interested in carrying out research on cybercafe security and software.” edited by – Esharenana E. Adomi, Delta State University, Nigeria

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TOPICS COVERED

Cybercafes Cybercrime, detection and prevention

Cybercafe management software

Cybercafe systems security

Cyber laws and cybercafes

Government control of cybercafes

Information and security policies

Network security devices

Research in cybercafe security and software

Software requirements

Viruses and virus protection in cybercafés

– For more information about Security and Software for Cybercafes, you can view the title information sheet at http://www.igi-global.com/downloads/pdf/adomi.pdf.

– To view the Table of Contents and a complete list of contributors online go to http://www.igi-global.com/reference/details.asp?ID=7536. – You can also view the first chapter of the publication at http://www.igi-global.com/downloads/excerpts/adomiexc.pdf.

ABOUT THE EDITOR
Esharenana E Adomi holds BEd, MEd. MLS and PhD degrees. He attended University of Ibadan, Ibadan and Delta State University, Abraka both in Nigeria. He was secretary of Nigerian Library Association(NLA) 2000 – 2004 He received the 2004 Award for Excellence of the Most Outstanding Paper published in The Electronic Library, 2003 volume with an article entitled: “ A survey of cybercafés in Delta State, Nigeria” co-author with two other colleagues..He is a member of Editorial Advisory Board, The Electronic Library, Contributing Editor, Library Hi-Tech News and currently the editor of Delta Library Journal. He has published over 45 articles in reputatble national and international journals, chapters in books and two textbooks. His interests lie in community informatics, information/internet security, Internet/web technology and services, and application of ICTs in different settings.

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CONTRIBUTORS:

  • Oghenevwogaga Benson Adogbeji, Delta State University, Nigeria
  • Esharenana E. Adomi, Delta State University, Nigeria
  • Lawan Ahmed Mohammed, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia
  • Ayotokunbo I. Ajewole, Network Operations Center (NOC), Nigeria
  • Williams P. Akpochafo , Delta State University, Nigeria
  • Samuel C. Avemaria Utulu, University of Technology, Nigeria
  • Cecilia O. Bolajoko Adewumi, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
  • Christiana Uyoyou Charles-Iyoha, Centre for Policy and Development, Nigeria
  • Yemisi Dina, Osgoode Hall Law School Library,York University, Canada
  • Ogochukwn Thaddaeus Emiri, Delta State University, Nigeria
  • Steven Furnell, University of Plymouth, UK
  • Stella E. Igun, Delta State University, Nigeria
  • Hudron K. Kari, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Marcus Leaning Trinity College, University of Wales
  • Stephen M. Mutula, University of Botswana, Botswana
  • Darlington Onojaefe: Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa
  • Henrietta O.C. Otokunefor, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Adetoun A. Oyelude, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
  • Alexander Ozoemelem Obuh, Delta State University, Nigeria
  • Garuba Abdul Rahman, University of Benin, Nigeria
  • Deepak Rauniar, South Asia Partnership International , Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Pereware Aghwotu Tiemo, Delta State University, Nigeria
  • Pieter van Staaden, Media24 Ltd, South Africa
  • Jeremy Ward, Symantec EMEA, UK
  • To view the full contents of this publication, check for Security and Software for Cybercafes in your institution’s library. If your library does not currently own this title, please recommend it to your librarian.

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    CALL FOR PROPOSALS

    IGI Global is a leading international publisher of books on Computer Science and Information Technology Management Research.

    If you are interested in becoming an IGI Editor please e-mail a prospectus (5-10 pages) for possible consideration to requisition@igi-global.com.

    Your book prospectus should include:

    1. TITLES: 3-5 suggested titles

    2. SYNOPSIS: A synopsis of your proposed publication, including a concise definition of the subject area.

    3. INTRODUCTION: An introduction to the subject area

    4. KEY WORDS: Please provide 5-10 searchable key words for you proposed subject area.

    5. OBJECTIVES: Overall objectives and mission

    6. CONTRIBUTION AND SCHOLARLY VALUE: Its scholarly value and contribution

    7. PURPOSE AND POTENTIAL IMPACT: Explaining and justifying why your theme is viable and how it will expand the field of research.

    8. UNIQUE CHARACTERISTICS: of your proposed publication and how it is distinguished from existing titles within the subject area.

    9. AUDIENCE: Projected audience

    10. POTENTIAL BENEFITS: The potential benefits the reader will gain from your proposed publication and benefits to enhance available literature.

    11. PUBLICATIONS: Existing publications (competitors) and their advantages and disadvantages

    12. CONTENTS: Tentative table of contents

    13. PROJECTED TOTAL PAGE/WORD COUNT for the proposed publication.

    14. POTENTIAL CHANNELS OF CALL DISTRIBUTION: Used for the procurement of submissions and contacts (List-Servs, Universities, etc.)

    15. TIMETABLE: Tentative timetable for the entire project

    16. CONTACT INFORMATION: Mailing address, phone, fax and e-mail of editor(s)

    17. VITAE: A copy of your vitae listing your education and publication records

     

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