Introduction to the Library and Information Professions / Edition 1

Introduction to the Library and Information Professions / Edition 1

by Roger C. Greer, Robert J. Grover, Susan G. Fowler
     
 

ISBN-10: 1591584868

ISBN-13: 9781591584865

Pub. Date: 09/30/2007

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

An introduction to the library and information professions featuring a model of information transfer, the national information infrastructure, and the processes and functions and infrastructure of information professionals.

This introduction to the functions of information professionals is approached through models of communication theory. Professionals have the

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An introduction to the library and information professions featuring a model of information transfer, the national information infrastructure, and the processes and functions and infrastructure of information professionals.

This introduction to the functions of information professionals is approached through models of communication theory. Professionals have the role of diagnosing the information needs of clients using information transfer theory. Current trends and issues are discussed as they focus on the role of a professional and the services to be offered.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591584865
Publisher:
Libraries Unlimited
Publication date:
09/30/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction: Purpose And Objectives Of This Book

Chapter 2: Creation, Diffusion and Utilization of Knowledge

Chapter 3: The Role of Professionals as Change Agents

Chapter 4: The Science Supporting the Information Professions

Chapter 5: Information Transfer in the Information Professions

Chapter 6: The Cycle of Professional Service

Chapter 7: The Information Infrastructure

Chapter 8: The Processes and Functions of Information Professionals

Chapter 9: The Infrastructure of the Information Professions

Chapter 10: Trends and Issues

Bibliography

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