Historical Studies in Information Science

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Trudi Bellardo Hahn, Michael Keeble Buckland
Information Today, Inc., 1998 - Computers - 326 pages
The field of information science has a broad history spanning nearly a century. "Historical Studies in Information Science focuses on the progression of this dynamic and evolving industry by looking at some of its pioneers. This informative volume concentrates on the following areas: Historiography of Information Science; Paul Otlet and His Successors; Techniques, Tools, and Systems; People and Organizations; Theoretical Topics; and Literature.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
People and Organizations
3
BibliographyInternational Federation for Information and Documentation FID
22
The Documentation and Special Libraries Movement
23
of Documentation and Information Science
34
Techniques Tools and Systems
44
Bella Hass Weinberg
51
Paul Otlet 18681944 and Hypertext
65
Some Factors Concerning Its Origins
94
The CrossFertilization of the U S Public Library Model and the French
181
Pamela Spence Richards
193
Science and Foundations of Information Science
205
The Whole History
221
the More General Stochastic Processes
245
Domain as Reflected
255
A Brief Overview
269

Classification of Diseases
81

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