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Fundamentals of Information Studies Understanding Information and Its Environment

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ISBN-10: 1555705944

ISBN-13: 9781555705947

Edition: 2nd 2007

Authors: June Lester, Wallace C. Koehler

List price: $65.00
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Lester and Koehler have vastly revised and expanded this brand new edition of the first textbook geared towards undergraduate information studies to approach the field from a multidisciplinary perspective. The book's fourteen chapters 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 Societies; and conclude with Information Ethics and Information Futures. information technology. Every chapter has been thoroughly updated and revised. Expansions include two whole new chapters, one on user behavior and the second on information, power, and society; five other chapters have been…    
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Book details

List price: $65.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Neal-Schuman Publishers, Incorporated
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 444
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.628

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 on 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)