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Introductory Concepts in Information Science

New Book to Help Businesses Compete in the Information-Driven Marketplace of the 21st Century

Medford, NJ, April 20, 2000 Information Today, Inc. (ITI) has announced the publication of Introductory Concepts in Information Science, by Melanie J. Norton. The book is the latest title in the American Society for Information Science (ASIS) Monograph Series.

In Introductory Concepts in Information Science, author Norton presents a unique and carefully researched introduction to the practical and theoretical concepts of information science, and examines the impact of the Information Age on society and its institutions. Norton draws on recent research as well as scholarly and trade publications to provide a brief history of information science, as well as coverage of key topics, including communications and cognition, information retrieval, bibliometrics, modeling, economics, information policies, and the impact of information technology on modern management. 

According to the publisher, the new book is an essential volume for graduate students, practitioners, and any professional who needs a solid grounding in the field of information science.


Introductory Concepts in Information Science

Introductory Concepts in Information Science
by Melanie J. Norton

Editor Norton and contributors present a unique and carefully researched introduction to the practical and theoretical concepts of information science, and examine the impact of the Information Age on society and its institutions. Drawing on recent research into the field as well as from scholarly and trade publications, the monograph provides a brief history of information science and coverage of key topics including communications and cognition, information retrieval, bibliometrics, modeling, economics, information policies, and the impact of information technology on modern management. An essential volume for graduate students, practitioners, and any professional who needs a solid grounding in the field of information science.

For more information or to place an order, contact  Information Today, Inc. at 800-300-9868 (outside U.S. call 609-654-6266), fax 609-654-4309, e-mail custserv@infotoday.com, or click on the "Order Now" button (left).
(136pp/hardbound/$39.50/ISBN 1-57387-087-0)
ASIS Members $31.60 Non-Members $39.50

 
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