Introduction to Information Science

ISBN-13: 9781555708610

ISBN-10: 1555708617

Author: David Bawden, Lyn Robinson

Edition: 1st

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Neal-Schuman Publishers
Paperback 384 pages
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Acknowledged author David Bawden 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 received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $21.39 or rent at the marketplace.


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 professionThis 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.