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information center

[‚in·fər′mā·shən ‚sen·tər]
(communications)
Center designed specifically for storing, processing, and retrieving information for dissemination at regular intervals, on demand or selectively, according to express needs of users.

information center

A division within the IT department that supports end-user computing. It is responsible for training users in applications and solving related personal computer problems. The term was widely used when personal computers exploded onto the scene in the 1980s. Today, the term may refer to any type of information source, which is precisely what it sounds like.
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Constructed in 1963, the Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center is located about 31 miles south of Forks off U.
These education grants were awarded through NASA's Competitive Program for Science Museums, Planetariums and NASA Visitor Centers Plus Other Opportunities (CP4SMPVC) in response to a solicitation issued in April 2013.
Caught by funding forces bigger than they, Pico Bonito hopes this time to build a visitor center people will actually use.
HOUSTON -- Nearly four million people from around the world step into NASA Visitor Centers located in major metropolitan cities across the US each year to not only experience NASA's rich history through its priceless collections of space artifacts, but also enjoy each center's unique family 'edutainment' experiences filled with wildly interactive exhibitions, engaging well-themed shows and demonstrations as well as exclusive behind-the-scenes tours.
The Independence Visitor Center Corporation (IVCC) is a Pennsylvania non-profit, 501(c)3 organization which operates in cooperation with the efforts of the National Park Service, the Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation, Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau, the City of Philadelphia and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
HOUSTON -- NASA Visitor Centers boldly go where most other museums and entertainment venues have not gone before: provide unique family 'edutainment' in world class facilities that not only showcase NASA's rich history with its diversified collection of priceless space artifacts, but offer quality family entertainment offerings with wildly interactive exhibitions, engaging well-themed shows and demonstrations as well as exclusive behind-the-scenes tours.
As a means to continue to provide exceptional visitor services to our Philadelphia tourists, the Independence Visitor Center Corporation (IVCC), in partnership with Historic Philadelphia, Inc.
Meyers led officers in a short pursuit, leaving the freeway at the Vista Del Lago off-ramp and stopping briefly at the entrance of the visitor center, which overlooks Pyramid Lake, before attempting to drive through the closed gate.
OGDEN, Utah -- Grand Canyon National Geographic Visitor Center has launched the Almost Famous Project that is all about putting You in the spotlight.
While the Independence Visitor Center is closed as a result of the government shutdown, three other visitor centers throughout Center City remain open.
The park visitor center occupies the former ranch house, and visitors can avail themselves of interpretative walks and a burgeoning living history program here.
SEATTLE -- The Visitor Center for Seattle Southside Visitor Services (www.

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