Information Science in Theory and Practice, 3rd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 3598440081
  • ISBN-13: 9783598440083
  • DDC: 020
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 400 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2004 | Published/Released April 2005
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2004

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This is the 3rd revised edition of the classic work Information Science in Theory and Practice. There is a completely new chapter on the "The Internet and Information Science". This will take up themes discussed in earlier chapters and reconsiders them in the light of the new information environment.

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Table of Contents

Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Frontispiece (image).
Frontispiece (text).
1: Information Science: Emergence and Scope.
2: A Social Approach to Information.
3: Wider Contexts of Information Transfer.
4: People and Information.
5: Information Retrieval.
6: Semantics and Retrieval.
7: Intermediaries and Interfaces.
8: Information Systems.
9: The Evaluation of Systems.
10: The Internet and Information Science.
Information Scientists, 1972-1995.
Areas of Study in Information Science.
Data Questionnaire for Chemists.
MYCIN at Work.
Wordnet, CYC and GO.