Information and Information Systems

Information and Information Systems

by Michael Buckland

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$83.95

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313274633
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/30/1991
Series: New Directions in Information Management Series , #25
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.38(w) x 9.49(h) x (d)

About the Author

MICHAEL BUCKLAND is Professor, School of Library and Information Science, University of California, Berkeley. He is also author of Library Services in Theory and Context.

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

Information

Concepts

Theory

Systems

Knowledge and Information

Information-as-Thing

Information in Information Systems

Information Technology

Access to Information

Processes

Inquiries

Perceiving, Receiving, and Retrieving

Becoming Informed: Information-as-Process

Information Processing and Representation

Demand

Providing Information

Relationships

Connections and Coherence

Expertise and Artificial Intelligence

Social Context

Conclusion

Summary and Retrospect

References

Index

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