An Introduction to Information Science (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
351
Utgivningsdatum
2012-07-23
Förlag
FACET PUBLISHING
Illustrationer
Illustrations, ports.
Dimensioner
236 x 165 x 22 mm
Vikt
594 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9781856048101
An Introduction to Information Science (häftad)

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This landmark textbook takes a whole subject approach to Information Science as a discipline. Introduced by leading international scholars and offering a global perspective on the discipline, this is designed to be the standard text for students worldwide. The authors expert narrative guides you through each of the essential building blocks of information science offering a concise introduction and expertly chosen further reading and resources.

Critical topics covered include:

foundations including the information society, historical perspectives and concepts
organising and retrieving Information
information behaviour and digital literacies
technologies and digital libraries
information research and methods
changing contexts including publishing, e-science and digital humanities
the future of the profession .

This is the definitive textbook for students of information science, information and knowledge management, librarianship, archives and records management worldwide. Its also an invaluable guide for students of other information-related disciplines such as museum studies, publishing, and information systems. Its a useful sourcebook for practitioners in all of these disciplines.
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'I believe this book is the best introduction to information science available at present.' Birger Hjorland, Royal School of Library and Information Science, Copenhagen, Denmark 'I have no doubts that, for many years to come, this wonderful book will serve as one of the very best places for people to start to make a difference.' Jonathan Furner, Department of Information Studies, UCLA, USA

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David Bawden is Professor of Information Science at City University London, editor of Journal of Documentation, and a council member of Aslib. He is author of over 150 books, chapters, papers and published presentations. Lyn Robinson is Senior Lecturer in Information Science, and Director of the Postgraduate Information Studies Scheme, at City University London. She is author of numerous papers and published presentations, and has written two books, including Facet's Understanding Healthcare Information.

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foundations including the information society, historical perspectives and concepts organising and retrieving Information information behaviour and digital literacies technologies and digital libraries information research and methods changing contexts including publishing, e-science and digital humanities the future of the profession.