Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences, Hardback Book

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Available in print or as an online subscription, this third edition of the Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences reflects the growing convergence among the several disciplines that concern themselves with information and the cultural record.

Covered are archives, museum studies, informatics, information systems, knowledge management, records management, document and genre theory, bibliography, and social studies of information, in addition to library and information science.

It addresses these related disciplines in a way that demonstrates the unities across the fields while also recognizing their uniquely distinguishing characteristics. Composed of the contributions of major researchers and practitioners and exploring the cultural institutions of more than 30 countries, this major reference presents hundreds of entries extensively reviewed for accuracy. Containing more than 70 percent new material, this edition also includes classic articles of historical or theoretical importance from prior editions.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 946 pages, 216 Tables, black and white; 739 Illustrations, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
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  • Category: Reference works
  • ISBN: 9780849397127

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