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Introduction to Information Science and Technology, Edited by Edited by Charles H. Davis and Debora Shaw
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Introduction to Information Science and Technology

 

"The editors have done a remarkable job integrating a wide range of interdisciplinary experts for a comprehensive introduction to information science and technology. The book is a model of clarity, systematization and theoretical simplification - an indispensable text for students and professionals."

ŚW. Boyd Rayward, emeritus professor,
Graduate School of Library and
Information Science, University of Illinois

 

This guide to information science and technology presents a clear and concise guide to fundamental issues with appropriate theoretical backgrounds. Topics covered include information technologies, systems, representation; organization of information; information applications; user perspectives; social informatics; communication using information technologies and information policy.

 

"This book should be valuable as a textbook and for self-study. It offers a readable overview of key topics, supplemented by a glossary and well-selected lists of references for further study."

ŚLinda C. Smith, associate dean,
Graduate School of Library and Information Science,
University of Illinois at UrbanaŚChampaign

"Well-written work by the gurus of information science and technology! This is an easy-to-read text that will enhance students' grasp of an extensive assortment of information science and technology concepts."

ŚMelanie J. Norton,
author, Introductory Concepts
in Information Science
, Second Edition

August 2011/272 pp/softbound
ISBN 978-1-57387-423-6
Price: $59.50




 
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