> Dear all,
> I thought this might be useful to you in research and policy work, or
> of interest. ID21 provides relevant and up-to-date matierials for
> development and area studies work. I hope it is of use.
> Ursula Grant
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Alistair Scott
> > Sent: Wednesday, October 28, 1998 11:21 AM
> > To: Ursula Grant
> > Subject: Announcing ID21News on email
> > Welcome to ID21: the new Development Research reporting service
> > Academics, consultants and NGOs based in the UK produce a constant
> > stream of development research findings. Yet all too often, those who
> > make or implement development policy are unaware of this new
> > information and its policy implications. Recent developments in
> > information technologies can help to bridge this knowledge gap. The UK
> > Department for International Development is backing an Internet-based
> > system which links development research and researchers directly to
> > policymakers and development practitioners around the world through a
> > new website. Hosted by the Institute of Development Studies, the
> > initiative is known as ID21 - or Information for Development in the
> > 21st Century. Its key feature is a searchable online collection of
> > short, one-page (500-word) digests of the latest social and economic
> > research studies across 30 key topic fields.
> > ID21 is now online and can be found at:
> > http://www.id21.org
> > But many users prefer email so we have created an email newsletter
> > ID21NEWS.
> > ID21NEWS brings you regular updates of the latest research findings
> > which have been added to the ID21 collection. A short summary tells
> > you about each study and a clickable web-link takes you directly to
> > the full text of the digest on the web, thereby saving you from
> > navigating a series of web pages. We are currently developing a
> > system to enable you to request each digest automatically via email.
> > This should become available later this year.
> > How to subscribe to ID21NEWS
> > Simply send a blank email message to: [log in to unmask]
> > In the subject field include the words: subscribe id21news
> > (NB: to unsubscribe, follow the same procedure but substituting the
> > word "unsubscribe" in place of "subscribe".)
> > Please forward this message to colleagues who may also be interested in
> > our
> > service.