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information science

1. The study of models and theories common to the fields of electronic, interpersonal, group, organizational, public, and mass communication.
2. The study of issues related to libraries and the information fields.
See also: science
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The strategies identified for reaching this goal are to 1) use international record and cataloguing standards; 2) provide comprehensive print and electronic coverage of multi-media materials produced between 1700 and the present; and 3) involve scholars and graduate students in both Middle Ages and Renaissance studies and Information studies in creating and maintaining the records and the database as a whole.
Shaffer, visiting professor and MIM degree development coordinator, College of Information Studies, University of Maryland, Hornbake Building, Room 4105, College Park, MD 20742-4345, rs371@umail.
Andrew Large is CN-Pratt-Grinstad Professor of Information Studies at McGill University in Montreal and former Director of its Graduate School of Library and Information Studies.
About 200 journalists, publishing executives and business leaders from all over the world watched via closed circuit TV from a reception in a nearby studio as Kerry Northrup, Ifra's executive director of advanced news operations, explained the capabilities of Newsplex to Sorensen; Reiner Mittelbach, Ifra's CEO; Moss Bresnahan, president of South Carolina ETV; and Charles Bierbauer, dean of the College of Mass Communications and Information Studies.
professor and chair of the Department of Library and Information Studies at the University of Buffalo (UB) School of Informatics.
Chairman of Free Mobility Project, Professor of The University of Tokyo Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies Graduate School of The University of Tokyo, and Director of YRP Ubiquitous Networking Laboratory.
Arguing that the relationship between librarians and publishers should be closer, Jelusic and Stricevic (international relations, publishing, and library and information studies, U.
They continue to flourish not as individual schools as in the past, but as part of reconfigured schools that are the result of school mergers instituted in 1994: the School of the Arts and Architecture; the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies and Social Welfare joins the School of Public Policy and Social Research.
LUCIANO FLORIDI'S 1999 MONOGRAPH, Philosophy and Computing: An Introduction, provided the impetus for the theme of this issue, more for what it did not say about librarianship and information studies (LIS) than otherwise.
Charles Bierbauer, former CNN political and international correspondent and now dean of the University of South Carolina College of Mass Communications and Information Studies, is the conference chairman.
Perhaps the most promising educational venue for advancing the field is graduate education offered by schools of information science or information studies.

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