Introduction to Information Science, Second Edition

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Offering a global perspective, this book has proven itself to be the standard text for LIS students worldwide. The authors’ expert narrative guides readers through each of the essential building blocks of information science. Offering a concise introduction and expertly chosen further reading and resources, this newly updated text covers such critical topics as

  • foundational concepts, theories, and historical perspectives;
  • organizing and retrieving information;
  • information behavior, domain analysis, and digital literacies;
  • technologies, digital libraries, and information management;
  • information research methods and informetrics;
  • changing contexts, including information society, publishing, e-science, and digital humanities; and
  • the future of information science.
Published: 2022
Publisher: Facet Publishing, UK
Pages: 384
Sku: 9781783304950

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