Information Science in Transition

Information Science in Transition

by Alan Gilchrist
     
 

This breakthrough collection, featuring landmark contributions from international experts including accomplished professor Blaise Cronin, offers a forward-looking focus on exciting future trends and developments in information science. There are fifteen chapters that cover a variety of the field's hottest topics, like sociological influences, health and chemical

Overview

This breakthrough collection, featuring landmark contributions from international experts including accomplished professor Blaise Cronin, offers a forward-looking focus on exciting future trends and developments in information science. There are fifteen chapters that cover a variety of the field's hottest topics, like sociological influences, health and chemical documentation, information policies and informatics - the convergence of information science and information technology. You'll find fresh insight into the rapidly emerging digital domain, with chapters on electronic publishing, social software and webometrics. Already added to required reading lists in universities across the globe, this progressive compilation will peak your curiosity and present all of the significant changes, advances and trends you need to know about as an information science professional.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781856046930
Publisher:
Neal Schuman Pub
Publication date:
09/30/2009
Pages:
401
Product dimensions:
6.42(w) x 9.37(h) x 1.10(d)

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