Introductory Concepts in Information Science
Melanie J. Norton presents a unique and carefully
researched introduction to the practical and theoretical concepts of information science and examines the impact of the Information Age on society and its
institutions. Drawing on recent research into the field, as well as from scholarly and trade publications, the monograph provides a brief history of information
science and coverage of key topics, including communications and cognition, information retrieval, bibliometrics, modeling, economics, information policies,
and the impact of information technology on modern management. An essential volume for graduate students, practitioners, and any professional who needs a solid grounding in the field of information science.
by Melanie J. Norton
136 pp/Hardbound • ISBN 1573870870