ERIC Number: ED441400
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Introductory Concepts in Information Science. ASIS Monograph Series.
Norton, Melanie J.
This book is an introduction to the practical and theoretical concepts of information science. The author draws on recent research into the field of information science, as well as from scholarly and trade publications, and includes articles by Harold Borko, Klause Otten, and Anthony DeBons to emphasize the long-standing dissension in the field. In addition to a brief history of information science, key topics covered include: communications and cognition, information retrieval, bibliometrics, modeling, economics, information policies, and the impact of information technology on modern management. (Includes an index.) (AEF)
Descriptors: Bibliometrics, Computer Mediated Communication, Information Policy, Information Retrieval, Information Science, Information Technology, Information Utilization, Research and Development
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students
Authoring Institution: American Society for Information Science, Washington, DC.