Information Science and 21st Century Information Practices: creatively engaging with information

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dc.contributor.author Anderson, TK
dc.contributor.editor Bawden, D
dc.contributor.editor Robinson, L
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-12T03:37:44Z
dc.date.issued 2012-01
dc.identifier.citation Introduction to Information Science, 2012, 1, pp. 15 - 17
dc.identifier.isbn 9781856048101
dc.identifier.other B3 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/19433
dc.description.abstract This book invites us to imagine the future of information science, which the authors frame as a field of study (Chapter 1). Moving a\vay from the pursuit of all-encompassing meanings helps us to navigate the compiexity associated \vith various views in information science and, as the authors explain, '. . be relaxed about the varied approaches and methods 'Nhich may be applied to information problems.' Information sciences (in the plural), they go on to explain, are dispersed. As an information researcher positioned in a centre of creative practice and cultural economy (areas unlikely to be considered traditional domains of information science), I welcome this pragmatism. It is nonetheless helpful to discuss (as the authors go on to do) whether or not we can identify a 'core' of information science and to consider the 'big questions' of information science in all their multifaceted complexity.
dc.publisher Facet Publishing
dc.title Information Science and 21st Century Information Practices: creatively engaging with information
dc.type Chapter
dc.parent Introduction to Information Science
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation UK en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 15 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 17 en_US
dc.cauo.name FASS.Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 080703 Human Information Behaviour
dc.personcode 970554
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Human Information Behaviour en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition 1 en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords information science; information manageemnt; information literacy; library science; librarianship; information culture; cultural studies; cultural economy en_US
dc.description.keywords information science
dc.description.keywords information manageemnt
dc.description.keywords information literacy
dc.description.keywords library science
dc.description.keywords librarianship
dc.description.keywords information culture
dc.description.keywords cultural studies
dc.description.keywords cultural economy
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Creative Practices and the Cultural Economy
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10
utslib.collection.history Uncategorised (ID: 363)
utslib.collection.history Closed (ID: 3)


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