ERIC Number: EJ516521
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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The History of Information Infrastructures: The Case of the International Classification of Diseases.
Bowker, Geoffrey C.
Information Processing & Management, v32 n1 p49-61 Jan 1996
Explores ways of writing the history of information infrastructures. Describes the historical development of the information infrastructure of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD), a universal medical classification system. Discusses changing medical information needs and the ICD's advancements in information technology and processing to meet user needs. (JMV)
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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