Introduction to Information Science
Edited by Charles H.
Davis and Debora Shaw
"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."
Rayward, emeritus professor,
Graduate School of
Information Science, University of
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.
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,
Graduate School of Library and
University of Illinois at
"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."
author, Introductory Concepts
Information Science, Second