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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Workforce Needs in Information Technology.

Building a workforce for the information economy / Committee on Workforce Needs in Information Technology, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Board on Testing and Assessment, Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy, Office of Scientific and Engineering Personnel, National Research Council.

p. cm.

Includes index.

ISBN 0-309-06993-9 (perfect binding)

1. Information technology--Vocational guidance. I. Title.

T58.5 .N379 2000

331.7'61004'0973--dc21

00-012827

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