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The JISC Business and Community Engagement Programme

Abstract

Over the last decade, a consensus within the UK and across Europe has emerged: that the considerable wealth of knowledge and expertise in universities and colleges can and should be harnessed to make a more direct contribution to the economy and society than through graduates alone, and that government support should stimulate this. At the same time, we have experienced an explosion of new web technologies, an increasing amount of business conducted online and a digital world where information is king, but where the kingdom is widely accessible, global and multi-faceted, and the use and context of that information is often more significant than the information itself. In this ...

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