Social Information Welfare and Its Realization
Wang Fang Information Resources Management Department of Business School,Nankai University,Tianjin 300071
The development of information technology is having deep influences on the implications of social welfare. On the basis of wide reviews on social welfare,information welfare society,information poverty and digital divide,this paper advances the concept of "social information welfare" and analyzes its content,functions and composition. At the end,the paper concludes that the social information welfare is realized mainly through institutional and non-institutional ways,and the former meets public basic information needs while the latter meets public senior information needs in living,development and happiness.