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Archives Bridging the Digital Divide

Jiaonan Han


Digital divide is one of the major problems that human beings must face and solve in the process of globalization and information development. Nowadays, the digital divide has attracted extensive attention all over the world. Many scholars from economics, politics, sociology, ethics, pedagogy and other disciplines have conducted corresponding research on the digital divide, and tried to explore and reveal the problem by using the research methods and ideas of this discipline.Digital divide is a major challenge in the process of archives informatization in China. This paper briefly expounds the connotation of digital divide, analyzes the main manifestations and specific impact of digital divide in the construction of archives informatization in China, summarizes its causes from five aspects: ideology, economy, policy, technology and information literacy, and puts forward corresponding solutions.


Digital Divide; Archives; Administration

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18686/ahe.v6i3.4257