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ERIC Number: EJ593528
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0002-8231
The Landscape of Information Science: The American Society for Information Science at 62.
Buckland, Michael
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, v50 n11 p970-74 Sep 1999
Discusses the American Society for Information Science (ASIS), founded in 1937 as the American Document Institute. Examines two traditions in information science--a document tradition concerned with signifying objects and their use, and a computational tradition of applying algorithmic, logical, mathematical, and mechanical techniques to information management. Discusses university-based programs, the "Information Paradigm," and the complex landscape of information science. (AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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