ERIC Number: ED050800
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
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Key Papers in Information Science.
Elias, Arthur W., Ed.
Nineteen documents on various aspects of information science are included in this introductory book of readings. The documents were selected because they are relatively easy to read for beginning students and are likely to be useful for a number of years. The documents cover the literature from 1958 to 1970. They are: (1) Information Science: What Is It?; (2) Of Librarianship, Documentation and Information Science; (3) Towards a Metascience of Information: Informatology; (4) Scientific Communication; (5) A General Model of Information Transfer: Theme Paper 1968 Annual Convention; (6) Question Negotiation and Information Seeking in Libraries; (7) Research for Psychologists at the Interface of the Scientist and His Information System; (8) The Information Center Concept; (9) The Automatic Creation of Literature Abstracts; (10) Automatic Indexing: An Experimental Inquiry; (11) Indexing and Abstracting by Association; (12) The KWIC Index Concept: A Retrospective View; (13) Selective Dissemination of Information: A Review of the Literature and Issues; (14) The Evaluation of Retrieval Systems; (15) Information Storage and Retrieval; (16) The Development and Administration of Automated Systems in Academic Libraries; (17) Language and Machines; (18) The Analysis and Design of Information Systems and (19) Technology and the Future of the Copyright Principle. (MM)
Descriptors: Abstracting, Documentation, Indexing, Information Centers, Information Dissemination, Information Needs, Information Processing, Information Retrieval, Information Science, Information Seeking, Information Storage, Information Systems, Information Utilization, Library Science
American Society for Information Science, 1140 Connecticut Ave., N.W., Suite 804 Washington, D.C. 20036 ($5.50 for students and members, $6.50 for non-members)
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Authoring Institution: American Society for Information Science, Washington, DC.