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NCJ Number: 170710 Find in a Library
Journal: Corrections Today  Volume:59  Issue:5  Dated:(August 1997)  Pages:108-111
Author(s): Kevin Jackson
Date Published: 1997
Page Count: 4
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Technical)
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This article describes the National Institute of Justice's (NIJ's) Justice Technology Information Network (JUSTNET).
Abstract: NIJ's Office of Science and Technology and the staff of the National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Centers (NLECTC) designed a real-time information network that will allow correctional practitioners across the country to share information. JUSTNET is maintained by the NLECTC system. JUSTNET provides easy, online access to technology information, and enables users to receive information on initiatives sponsored by NIJ's Office of Science and Technology, make connections to NLECTC regional centers and offices, link to other criminal justice Web sites, and examine the home pages of manufacturers of law enforcement and corrections products. Features of JUSTNET include a chat line, topic board, and data and publication services. The article includes information on how to access and navigate JUSTNET.
Main Term(s): Science and Technology
Index Term(s): Computers; Criminal justice information systems; Databases; Information collection; Information dissemination; Information processing; Information Systems and Technology; National Institute of Justice (NIJ); Technical evolution
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