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ERIC Number: EJ559855
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-0418
Metatheory and Information Science.
Vickery, Brian
Journal of Documentation, v53 n5 p457-76 Dec 1997
Metatheory is the analysis of the presuppositions of a field of knowledge or practice. This article examines presuppositions underlying concepts of information science: information, knowledge (personal and public), message, message designation, information want and need, query, and relevance and information search. Summarizes presuppositions in logical sequence and considers conditions under which they can be replaced. (PEN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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