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Information Science in Theory and Practice

B. C. Vickery

Information Science in Theory and Practice

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Published by K. G. Saur .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Information Science (General),
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language,
  • Information Technology,
  • Library & Information Science,
  • Reference,
  • Information science

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12822365M
    ISBN 103598116586
    ISBN 109783598116582


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Information science in theory and practice. [B C Vickery; A Vickery] -- "This is an essential work for anyone working in the area of information science and librarianship and will contribute considerably to the literature of the profession."--Jacket.

Information science: emergence and scope --A social approach to information --Wider contexts of information transfer --People and information --Information retrieval --Semantics and retrieval --Intermediaries and interfaces --Information systems --The evaluation of systems --Information in society.

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