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Fundamentals of information studies : understanding information and its environment

Author: June Lester; Wallace C Koehler
Publisher: New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lester, June, 1942-
Fundamentals of information studies.
New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers, ©2007
(OCoLC)989861475
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: June Lester; Wallace C Koehler
ISBN: 9781555705947 1555705944
OCLC Number: 122526045
Description: xix, 444 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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).
Responsibility: June Lester and Wallace C. Koehler, Jr.
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