Introduction to Information Science

ISBN-13: 9781555708610
ISBN-10: 1555708617
Edition: 1st
Author: David Bawden, Lyn Robinson
Publication date: 2012
Publisher: Neal-Schuman Publishers
Format: Paperback 384 pages
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ISBN-13: 9781555708610
ISBN-10: 1555708617
Edition: 1st
Author: David Bawden, Lyn Robinson
Publication date: 2012
Publisher: Neal-Schuman Publishers
Format: Paperback 384 pages

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Acknowledged authors David Bawden , Lyn Robinson wrote Introduction to Information Science comprising 384 pages back in 2012. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 1555708617 and 9781555708610. Since then Introduction to Information Science textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $ 3.48 or rent at the marketplace.

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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. Among the critical topics covered:

  • Foundations, including the information society, historical perspectives and concepts
  • Organizing and retrieving information
  • Information behavior 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. It s also an invaluable guide for students of other information-related disciplines such as museum studies, publishing, and information systems. It s a useful sourcebook for practitioners in all of these disciplines.

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