Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology

By Khosrow-Pour, Mehdi

Publishers Summary:
The Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology is the first work to map this ever-changing field. It is the most comprehensive, research-based encyclopedia consisting of contributions from over 900 noted researchers in over 50 countries. This five-volume encyclopedia includes more than 550 articles highlighting current concepts, issues and emerging technologies. These articles are enhanced by special attention that is paid to over 4,500 technical and managerial terms. These terms will each have a 5-50 word description that allow the users of this extensive research source to learn the language and terminology of the field. In addition, these volumes offer a thorough reference section with over 11,500 sources of information that can be accessed by scholars, students, and researchers in the field of information science and technology.

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978-1-60566-026-4
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Information Science Reference


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Reviewed on February 1, 2009

This dense yet thorough set features 750 chapters with contributions from nearly 1200 researchers and experts from 60 countries. The articles cover all aspects of the ever-evolving field of information science and technology, each comprising an introduction, background, trends, reference, and key terms. Of special value is the inclusion of more than 6000 key terms and 17,500 additional references to existing literature on related topics. Each of these terms encompasses a five...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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