Introductory Concepts in Information Science

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Melanie Norton
Information Today, Inc., Jan 1, 2000 - Computers - 127 pages
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Melanie J. Norton presents a unique introduction to the practical and theoretical concepts of information science while examining the impact of the Information Age on society. This monograph provides a brief history of information science and coverage of key topics, including communications and cognition, information retrieval, bibliometrics, modeling, economics, information policies, and the impact of information technology on modern management. An essential volume for graduate students, practitioners, and any professional who needs a solid grounding in the field of information science.
  

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Author Norton (LIS, Univ. of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg) draws on her limited pragmatic experience with information technology to assemble an introduction to some of the key concepts in ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Chapter 2
19
Chapter 3
39
Information Retrieval
51
Chapter 5
63
Information Economics
79
Chapter 7
99
Chapter 8
109
About the Author
121
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