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access

[′ak‚ses]
(civil engineering)
Freedom, ability, or the legal right to pass without obstruction from a given point on earth to some other objective, such as the sea or a public highway.
(computer science)
The reading of data from storage or the writing of data into storage.

access

(to post-compulsory education) the process of facilitating entry to formal learning for ‘non-traditional’ students (e.g. CLASS, ETHNIC GROUP, AGE GROUP and disability). Theoretically, entry may be hindered in various ways including economically, culturally and institutionally In practice, however, potential entrants may be confronted by a combination of these obstacles. Access researchers are particularly concerned with resisting and criticizing the application of‘deficit’ models to potential entrants. In attempting to explain instances of under- or non-participation such models sometimes ignore wider socio-economic and cultural factors and will look to the individual, claiming, for example, that ‘low aspirations’ are decisive and can be acted on directly See also ACCESS COURSES.

access

A means of approach, e.g., a road, street, or walk.

Access

(language)
An English-like query language used in the Pick operating system.

Access

(database, product)

access

(1) To store data on and retrieve data from a disk or other peripheral device. See access arm, access method and Microsoft Access.

(2) The entrance to the Internet or other online service or network.

(3) In computer security, the opportunity for use of a resource. See logical access and physical access.
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Suber summarises the many varieties of academic publishing, stressing that on the whole authors also receive no payment from traditional models, and the role of open access in providing an easier and more accessible avenue for research, both in books and journals worldwide.
To accomplish the goals of the College Access Initiative, the National Council of Higher Education Loan Programs (NCHELP) is facilitating a workgroup representing 24 guaranty agencies.
Key aspects of consular notification and access requirements include answers to fundamental questions such as: what is the definition of a foreign national, who is required to make the notification, and how should the notification be communicated.
If university students enrolled in a studio art course access an edublog and follow links related to their instruction, how helpful will they find the links?
Washington's maternity care access program, known as First Steps, was established by the state legislature in 1989.
Security chips can be used to disable a laptop in the event an unauthorized user tries to gain access, while also sending out an audio distress signal.
Thus the argument that allowing teens over-the-counter access to Plan B could result in the quicker spread of STDs deserves a fair and proper evaluation rather than quick dismissal.
This links two or more offices while providing each with access to the organization's network.
Hackers wanting to gain access to a wired network need to physically connect to that network somehow, making it difficult for them to be truly unobtrusive.
A "one-size-fits-all" service approach serves no one particularly well (Creaser, Davies, & Wisdom, 2002; Council on Access, 2000).
Based on access policy, EdgeWall has the capability to quarantine traffic and to enforce remediation.

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