Sources and Links

Please note that due to the length of several of the links and the issues that links of such nature present to web browsers, some of the source links have been abbreviated by the phrase "link here".

About Poland

(1) Kowalska, Maria. Trends in the ICT Sector. US Commercial Service - American Embassy in Warsaw. Link Here. Last accessed December 9, 2002.

(2) CIA World Fact Book. 2002. http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/pl.html

National Technology Policy

(1) Polish Negotiating Position in the Sphere of "Telecommunications and Information Technology". Draft agreed by the Negotiating Team at the meeting of July 29, 1998. , Link Here. Last accessed October 30, 2002.

(2) How To Do Business In Poland. Prepared by the Investment and Technology Promotion Office of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization in Warsaw, under the auspices of the Ministry of the Economy. Warsaw, July 2002. http://www.unido.pl/pdf/poland2002.pdf. Accessed October 30, 2002.

(3) Master Plan for E-Government in Poland. Cities on Internet VI Conference. Zakopane, June 14, 2002. http://www.sequoyah.be/ Cities%20on%20Internet%202002%20Zakopane.pdf .Last accessed December 7, 2002.

(4) Newsletter From Poland. Polska Agencja Informacyjna. http://www.pai.pl/newsletter/angielski/NR9.htm. Accessed November 10, 2002.

(5) EUI. http://80-eb.eiu.com.proxyau.wrlc.org/index.asp?layout=show_article&article_id=1065286306

(6) 2002 Regular Report on Poland's Progress Towards Accession {COM(2002) 700 final}. Commission of the European Communities. http://www.pol-mission-eu.be/en/frame-events.htm. Accessed October 30, 2002.

(7) European Dependability Policy Environments. Liechtenstein. Project funded by the European Community under the "Information Society Technology" Programme (1998-2002). Link Here. Accessed October 30, 2002.

(8) European Dependability Policy Environments. Liechtenstein. Project funded by the European Community under the "Information Society Technology" Programme (1998-2002). Link Here. Accessed October 30, 2002.

(9) Poland Development Gateway. E-Government. http://www.miastawinternecie.pl/konferencja/ramki.php?cn=119 Accessed November 14, 2002

Size of Domestic Market

(1) CIA World Fact Book. 2002. http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/pl.html .Last accessed December 9, 2002.

(2) CIA World Fact Book. 2002. http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/pl.html .Last accessed December 9, 2002.

(3) Polish Market Review. 2002. http://www.polishmarket.com/ecommerce-telecom.php .Last accessed December 9, 2002.

(4) Poland in Brief. http://www.msz.gov.pl/mszpromo/en/6_7.htm .Last accessed December 9, 2002.

(5) Poland in Brief. http://www.msz.gov.pl/mszpromo/en/6_7.htm .Last accessed December 9, 2002.

(6) Kowalska, Maria. Trends in the ICT Sector. US Commercial Service - American Embassy in Warsaw. Link Here .Last accessed December 9, 2002.

Technology Infrastructure

(1) The World Fact Book 2002. Central Intelligence Agency. January 1, 2002. http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/pl.html . Last accessed October 31, 2002.

(2) Alternative Networks. Poland Master Report. February 2001. European Union. http://www.eu-esis.org/esis2alt/Plalt7.htm Last accessed October 31, 2002.

(3) Kowalska, Maria. Trends in the ICT Sector. US Commercial Service - American Embassy in Warsaw. Link Here .Last accessed December 9, 2002.

(4) Kowalska, Maria. Trends in the ICT Sector. US Commercial Service - American Embassy in Warsaw. Link Here .Last accessed December 9, 2002.

(5) Alternative Networks. Poland Master Report. February 2001. European Union. http://www.eu-esis.org/esis2alt/Plalt7.htm .Last accessed October 31, 2002.

(6) The Warsaw Voice. http://www.warsawvoice.pl/v668/Business02.html .Last accessed December 8, 2002.

(7) Alternative Networks. Poland Master Report. February 2001. European Union. http://www.eu-esis.org/esis2alt/Plalt7.htm .Last accessed October 31, 2002.

(8) ISP in Poland. Bus.Net. http://www.biz.net.pl/english/netprov/prv.html .Last accessed December 8, 2002.

(9) IT & Telecoms Monitor. A Quarterly Market Review: Czech Republic - Hungary - Poland. No 1(1), October 2002. Polish Market Review, Ltd.

(10) How To Do Business In Poland. Prepared by the Investment and Technology Promotion Office of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization in Warsaw, under the auspices of the Ministry of the Economy. Warsaw, July 2002. http://www.unido.pl/pdf/poland2002.pdf. Accessed October 30, 2002.

(11) How To Do Business In Poland. Prepared by the Investment and Technology Promotion Office of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization in Warsaw, under the auspices of the Ministry of the Economy. Warsaw, July 2002. http://www.unido.pl/pdf/poland2002.pdf . Accessed October 30, 2002.

(12) Alternative Networks. Poland Master Report. February 2001. European Union. http://www.eu-esis.org/esis2alt/Plalt7.htm

Computing and Internet Diffusion

(1) Europemedia.net. Number of Online Shops Declines. March 28, 2002. http://www.europemedia.net/shownews.asp?ArticleID=13508. Last accessed November 14, 2002.

(2) Poland - eCommerce Internet Surveys & Online Market research. TNS Interactive - Global eCommerce Report. June 2002. http://www.tnsofres.com/ger2002/keycountry/poland.cfm. Last accessed November 23, 2002.

(3) Economist Intelligence Unit - Executive Briefing. Poland: Telecoms and technology forecast. April 20, 2002. http://80-eb.eiu.com.proxyau.wrlc.org/index.asp?layout=show_article&article_id=835365083 . Last accessed November 23, 2002.

(4) Internet Infrastructure DB. http://www.ceenet.org/database/country/poland.htm . Last accessed November 23, 2002.

(5) Europemedia.net. Number of Online Shops Declines. March 28, 2002. http://www.europemedia.net/shownews.asp?ArticleID=5054&bg=1 . Last accessed November 14, 2002.

(6) Pigulki. Internet in Poland. Issue 7, 20 July, 1991. Krzysztof (Chris) Heller. http://www.pigulki.org/topics/net/p07internet.html . Last accessed November 23, 2002.

Telecommunications

(1) Kowalska, Maria. Trends in the ICT Sector. US Commercial Service - American Embassy in Warsaw. Link Here .Last accessed December 9, 2002.

(2) Poland in Brief. http://www.msz.gov.pl/mszpromo/en/6_7.htm .Last accessed December 9, 2002.

(3) Kowalska, Maria. Trends in the ICT Sector. US Commercial Service - American Embassy in Warsaw. Link Here .Last accessed December 9, 2002.

Enterprise Resource Planning Sector

(1) Argos Company Ltd. - Professional Translation and Localization Services. Localization in Poland: A Market Primer. 2002. http://www.lisa.org/2002/pdfs/argos_poland_primer.pdf .Pg. 6.

(2) Argos Company Ltd. - Professional Translation and Localization Services. Localization in Poland: A Market Primer. 2002. http://www.lisa.org/2002/pdfs/argos_poland_primer.pdf

(3) Polish Market Review. The ERP Market in Poland. December 2001. http://www.polishmarket.com/erp.php . Last accessed December 8, 2002.

(4) Polish Market Review. The ERP Market in Poland. December 2001. http://www.polishmarket.com/erp.php . Last accessed December 8, 2002.

(5) Polish Market Review. The ERP Market in Poland. December 2001. http://www.polishmarket.com/erp.php . Last accessed December 8, 2002.

IT Workforce & Education

(1) The Economist Intelligence Unit. Country Report Poland: Poland at a Glance. http://80-db.eiu.com.proxyau.wrlc.org/report_full.asp?valname=crplcc01&title=Country+Report+Poland#14

(2) The Economist Intelligence Unit. Country Report Poland: Poland at a Glance. http://80-db.eiu.com.proxyau.wrlc.org/report_full.asp?valname=crplcc01&title=Country+Report+Poland#14

(3) The Economist Intelligence Unit. Country Report Poland: Poland at a Glance. http://80-db.eiu.com.proxyau.wrlc.org/report_full.asp?valname=crplcc01&title=Country+Report+Poland#14

(4) Poland Case Study. http://projects.aed.org/techequity/Poland.htm .Last accessed on November 21, 2002.

(5) Rubin, Daniel. High Achievers Feel the low Job Rate in Poland. October 11, 2002. http://www.freep.com/news/nw/poland11_20021011.htm .Last accessed on December 7, 2002.

(6) Poland Case Study. http://projects.aed.org/techequity/Poland.htm .Last accessed on November 21, 2002.

(7) Academy of Educational Development. Poland Case Study. http://projects.aed.org/techequity/Poland.htm . Last accessed December 7, 2002.

(8) ICT in Sciences in Poland. http://www.phys.uni.torun.pl/~pdf/ict.html . Last accessed December 8, 2002.

(9) IATEFL Poland. Teaching English with Technology - A Journal for Teachers of English. ISSN 1642-1027. Vol. 2, Issue 5 (October 2002). http://www.iatefl.org.pl/call/j_edit11.htm

(10) IATEFL Poland. Teaching English with Technology - A Journal for Teachers of English. ISSN 1642-1027. Vol. 2, Issue 5 (October 2002). http://www.iatefl.org.pl/call/j_edit11.htm

(11) National Center for Education Statistics. 2000. http://nces.ed.gov/programs/coe/2002/section6/tables/t41_1.asp .Last accessed November 21, 2002.

(12) National Center for Education Statistics. 2000. http://nces.ed.gov/programs/coe/2002/section6/tables/t41_1.asp .Last accessed November 21, 2002.

(13) National Center for Education Statistics. 2000. http://nces.ed.gov/programs/coe/2002/section6/tables/t41_1.asp .Last accessed November 21, 2002.

(14) Poland.pl. http://www.poland.pl/katalog/index.htm?category_id=870& .Last accessed December 8, 2002.

E-Commerce

(1) Europemedia.net. Number of Online Shops Declines. March 28, 2002. http://www.europemedia.net/shownews.asp?ArticleID=9700. Last accessed November 14, 2002.

(2) Europemedia.net. Number of Online Shops Declines. March 28, 2002. http://www.europemedia.net/shownews.asp?ArticleID=13508. Last accessed November 14, 2002.

(3) Poland - eCommerce Internet Surveys & Online Market research. TNS Interactive - Global eCommerce Report. June 2002. http://www.tnsofres.com/ger2002/keycountry/poland.cfm. Last accessed November 14, 2002.

(4) Europemedia.net. Number of Online Shops Declines. March 28, 2002. http://www.europemedia.net/shownews.asp?ArticleID=5658. Last accessed November 14, 2002.

(5) Master Plan for E-Government in Poland. Cities on Internet VI Conference. Zakopane, June 14, 2002. http://www.sequoyah.be/Cities%20on%20Internet%202002%20Zakopane.pdf .Last accessed December 7, 2002.

(6) The Warsaw Voice - Polish and Central European Review. Logging On. May 26, 2002 No. 21 (709). http://www.warsawvoice.pl/v709/business. Last accessed November 14, 2002.

(7) Europemedia.net. Number of Online Shops Declines. March 7, 2002. http://www.europemedia.net/shownews.asp?ArticleID=11334. Last accessed November 28, 2002.

(8) Europemedia.net. Government Drafts Regulations for Electronic Signatures. June 12, 2002. http://www.europemedia.net/shownews.asp?ArticleID=10951 .Last accessed December 7, 2002.

(9) Europemedia.net. 2002 Elections To Gauge the Furture. October 17, 2002. http://www.europemedia.net/shownews.asp?ArticleID=13166 .Last accessed December 7, 2002.

E-Banking

(1) The Warsaw Voice - Polish and Central European Review. November 24, 2002, No. 47 (735). http://www.warsawvoice.pl/v735/Business03.html .Last accessed December 8, 2002.

(2) McMahon, Tasmin. EuropeMedia.Net - Online Banking in Poland to Double By 2004. February 28, 2002. http://www.europemedia.net/shownews.asp?ArticleID=8742 .Last accessed December 8, 2002.

(3) The Warsaw Voice - Polish and Central European Review. November 24, 2002, No. 47 (735). http://www.warsawvoice.pl/v735/Business03.html .Last accessed December 8, 2002.

(4) McMahon, Tasmin. EuropeMedia.Net - Online Banking in Poland to Double By 2004. February 28, 2002. http://www.europemedia.net/shownews.asp?ArticleID=8742 .Last accessed December 8, 2002.

(5) McMahon, Tasmin. EuropeMedia.Net - Online Banking in Poland to Double By 2004. February 28, 2002. http://www.europemedia.net/shownews.asp?ArticleID=8742 .Last accessed December 8, 2002.

(6) BiznesNet.pl SA. EuropeMedia.Net - Online Banking in Poland to Double By 2004. July 24, 2002. http://www.europemedia.net/shownews.asp?ArticleID=11696 .Last accessed December 8, 2002.

Intellectual Property

(1) International Intellectual Property Alliance. 2002 Special 301 Report: Poland. P. 508, 509.

(2) International Intellectual Property Alliance. 2002 Special 301 Report: Poland. P. 508, 509.

(3) International Intellectual Property Alliance. 2002 Special 301 Report: Poland. P. 509.

(4) International Intellectual Property Alliance. 2002 Special 301 Report: Poland. P. 509.

(5) International Intellectual Property Alliance. 2002 Special 301 Report: Poland. P. 509.

(6) International Intellectual Property Alliance. 2002 Special 301 Report: Poland. P. 512.

(7) UNIDO. United Nations Industrial Development Organization. Link Here. Last accessed December 7, 2002.

(8) UNIDO. United Nations Industrial Development Organization. Link Here. Last accessed December 7, 2002.

(9) UNIDO. United Nations Industrial Development Organization. Link Here. Last accessed December 7, 2002.

(10) UNIDO. United Nations Industrial Development Organization. Link Here. Last accessed December 7, 2002.

Technology Clusters and Parks

(1) Deregowska, Barbara. The Warsaw Voice: Polish and Central European Review. July 21, 2002 No. 29 (717). Poland's Silicon Valley. http://www.warsawvoice.pl/v717/Wroclaw02.html

(2) Kubiñska, Joanna and Durski, Adam. Ernst & Young. THE MOST PROFITABLE INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN POLAND - SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONES. http://www.masterpage.com.pl/outlook/art001.html

(3) The overview provided here (technology clusters and parks) has been provided by the source in endnote 1.

ICT Strengths and Weaknesses

(1) Stanley L. Kroder, Ph.D. & Gary F. Wilkinson, Ph.D., Technology Futures, Inc. http://www.tfi.com/pubs/ntq/articles/view/98Q3_A3.html

Research and Development

(1) Global Watch Online. Canadian BioTech Poised for Boom. May 2002. http://www.globalwatchonline.com/magazine/ gw_pdfs/GWissue17.pdf

(2) KBN - State Committee for Scientific Research. http://www.kbn.gov.pl/en/science/kbn.htm

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