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Library & Information Science
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|Are we at a turning point in digital information? The expansion of the internet is unprecedented. Will information science become part of computer science and does rise of the term informatics demonstrate convergence of information science and information technology - a convergence that must surely develop? This work reflects on such issues.|
|Date of Publication||01/12/2009|
|Genre||Library & Information Science|
|Place of Publication||London|
|Country of Publication||United Kingdom|
|Edited by||Alan Gilchrist|
|Edition Statement||New ed.|
|Table Of Contents||Preface - Alan Gilchrist Editorial - Alan Gilchrist Guest Editorial: Meeting the challenge - Brian Vickery 1. Fifty years of UK research in information science - Jack Meadows 2. Smoother pebbles and the shoulders of giants: the developing foundations of information science - David Bawden 3. The last 50 years of knowledge organization: a journey through my personal archives - Stella G. Dextre Clarke 4. On the history of evaluation in IR -Stephen Robertson 5. The information user: past, present and future - Tom Wilson 6. The sociological turn in information science - Blaise Cronin 7. From chemical documentation to chemoinformatics: 50 years of chemical information science - Peter Willett 8. Health informatics: current issues and challenges - Peter A. Bath 9. Social informatics and sociotechnical research - a view from the UK - Elisabeth Davenport 10. The evolution of visual information retrieval - Peter Enser 11. Information policies: yesterday, today, tomorrow - Elizabeth Orna 12. The disparity in professional qualifications and progress in information handling: a European perspective - Barry Mahon 13. Electronic scholarly publishing and Open Access - Charles Oppenheim 14. Social software: fun and games, or business tools? - Wendy A. Warr 15. Bibliometrics to webometrics - Mike Thelwall 16. How I learned to love the Brits - Eugene Garfield.|
|Author Biography||Alan Gilchrist DLitt CMC FIMC HonFCLIP undertakes consultancy projects in the private and public sectors and for international organizations, and operates his own consultancy company, Cura Consortium. He was the Founding Editor, and is now Editor Emeritus, of the Journal of Information Science.|
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