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Fundamentals of information studies : understanding information and its environment /

by Lester, June; Koehler, Wallace C.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers, c2007Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xix, 444 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781555705947; 1555705944.Subject(s): Information science | Information resources | Information services | Information technology | Information policy | Information societyOnline resources: WorldCat details
Contents:
Table of contents The impact of information in society -- Fundamental concepts of information -- Information needs and information seeking behavior -- History of information technology -- Current information technology -- Societal institutions for creation, distribution, and management of information -- The information professions -- The impact of information cultures and societies -- Economics of information -- Information, power, and society -- The regulation and politics of information -- The areas and issues of information policy -- Information ethics -- Information future(s).
Summary: Covers 14 chapters that begin with "The Impact of Information in Society" and "Fundamental Concepts of Information"; look at "The Information Professions" and "The Impact of Information Cultures and Societies"; and conclude with "Information Ethics" and "Information Futures."
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents The impact of information in society -- Fundamental concepts of information -- Information needs and information seeking behavior -- History of information technology -- Current information technology -- Societal institutions for creation, distribution, and management of information -- The information professions -- The impact of information cultures and societies -- Economics of information -- Information, power, and society -- The regulation and politics of information -- The areas and issues of information policy -- Information ethics -- Information future(s).

Covers 14 chapters that begin with "The Impact of Information in Society" and "Fundamental Concepts of Information"; look at "The Information Professions" and "The Impact of Information Cultures and Societies"; and conclude with "Information Ethics" and "Information Futures."

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