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Academic publishing is the subfield of publishing which distributes academic research and scholarship.
The African Journal of Library, Archives and Information Science is a peer-reviewed academic journal covering library science with an emphasis on the African setting.
Alexander Ivanovich Mikhailov, or A. I. Mikhailov (December 6, 1905, Russian Empire – February 6, 1988, Moscow) was a Russian/Soviet Engineer and Information Scientist.
AltaVista was a Web search engine established in 1996.
Applied science is the application of existing scientific knowledge to practical applications, like technology or inventions.
Archival research is a type of primary research which involves seeking out and extracting evidence from original archival records.
Archival science, or archival studies, is the study and theory of building and curating archives, which are collections of recordings and data storage devices.
The Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) is a non-profit membership organization for information professionals.
The Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) is a professional association that focuses on information technology education for business professionals.
Bibliometrics is statistical analysis of written publications, such as books or articles.
Browsing is a kind of orienting strategy.
The Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal covering research findings related to library systems and services.
In the social sciences and life sciences, a case study is a research method involving an up-close, in-depth, and detailed examination of a subject of study (the case), as well as its related contextual conditions.
Categorization is the process in which ideas and objects are recognized, differentiated, and understood.
Censorship is the suppression of speech, public communication, or other information, on the basis that such material is considered objectionable, harmful, sensitive, or "inconvenient" as determined by government authorities.
The Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals is a professional body for librarians, information specialists and knowledge managers in the United Kingdom.
The Claude E. Shannon Award of the IEEE Information Theory Society was created to honor consistent and profound contributions to the field of information theory.
Cognitive science is the interdisciplinary, scientific study of the mind and its processes.
Collaborative software or groupware is application software designed to help people involved in a common task to achieve their goals.
Commerce relates to "the exchange of goods and services, especially on a large scale.” Commerce includes legal, economic, political, social, cultural and technological systems that operate in any country or internationally.
Communication (from Latin commūnicāre, meaning "to share") is the act of conveying intended meanings from one entity or group to another through the use of mutually understood signs and semiotic rules.
Communication studies or communication sciences is an academic discipline that deals with processes of human communication.
Computer data storage, often called storage or memory, is a technology consisting of computer components and recording media that are used to retain digital data.
Computer science deals with the theoretical foundations of information and computation, together with practical techniques for the implementation and application of these foundations.
Content analysis is a research method for studying documents and communication artifacts, which might be texts of various formats, pictures, audio or video.
Cultural studies is a field of theoretically, politically, and empirically engaged cultural analysis that concentrates upon the political dynamics of contemporary culture, its historical foundations, defining traits, conflicts, and contingencies.
Data modeling in software engineering is the process of creating a data model for an information system by applying certain formal techniques.
Design is the creation of a plan or convention for the construction of an object, system or measurable human interaction (as in architectural blueprints, engineering drawings, business processes, circuit diagrams, and sewing patterns).
An academic discipline or academic field is a branch of knowledge.
Discourse analysis (DA), or discourse studies, is a general term for a number of approaches to analyze written, vocal, or sign language use, or any significant semiotic event.
Document engineering is a document-centric synthesis of complementary ideas from information and systems analysis, electronic publishing, business process analysis, and business informatics to ensure that the documents and processes make sense to the people and applications that need them.
A document management system (DMS) is a system (based on computer programs in the case of the management of digital documents) used to track, manage and store documents and reduce paper.
Documentation is the study of the recording and retrieval of information.
Eugene Eli Garfield (September 16, 1925 – February 26, 2017) was an American linguist and businessman, one of the founders of bibliometrics and scientometrics.
Frederick "Fred" Gridley Kilgour (January 6, 1914 – July 31, 2006) was an American librarian and educator known as the founding director of OCLC (Online Computer Library Center), an international computer library network and database that changed the way people use libraries.
Frederick Wilfrid ("Wilf") Lancaster (September 4, 1933 – August 25, 2013) was a British-American information scientist.
George Boole (2 November 1815 – 8 December 1864) was a largely self-taught English mathematician, philosopher and logician, most of whose short career was spent as the first professor of mathematics at Queen's College, Cork in Ireland.
Gerard A. "Gerry" Salton (8 March 1927 in Nuremberg – 28 August 1995), was a Professor of Computer Science at Cornell University.
Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware.
Gottfried Wilhelm (von) Leibniz (or; Leibnitz; – 14 November 1716) was a German polymath and philosopher who occupies a prominent place in the history of mathematics and the history of philosophy.
Henri La Fontaine (22 April 1854 – 14 May 1943), was a Belgian international lawyer and president of the International Peace Bureau.
Historical method comprises the techniques and guidelines by which historians use primary sources and other evidence, including the evidence of archaeology, to research and then to write histories in the form of accounts of the past.
Human factors and ergonomics (commonly referred to as Human Factors), is the application of psychological and physiological principles to the (engineering and) design of products, processes, and systems.
Human–computer interaction (HCI) researches the design and use of computer technology, focused on the interfaces between people (users) and computers.
The IEEE Reynold B. Johnson Information Storage Systems Award is a Technical Field Award of the IEEE given each year to an individual, multiple recipients, or team up to three in number that has made outstanding contributions to information storage systems.
The IEEE Richard W. Hamming Medal is presented annually to up to three persons, for outstanding achievements in information sciences, information systems and information technology.
Informatics is a branch of information engineering.
Information is any entity or form that provides the answer to a question of some kind or resolves uncertainty.
Information access is the freedom or ability to identify, obtain and make use of data or information effectively.
Information and computer science (ICS) or computer and information science (CIS) (plural forms, i.e., sciences, may also be used) is a field that emphasizes both computing and informatics, upholding the strong association between the fields of information sciences and computer sciences and treating computers as a tool rather than a field.
Information architecture (IA) is the structural design of shared information environments; the art and science of organizing and labelling websites, intranets, online communities and software to support usability and findability; and an emerging community of practice focused on bringing principles of design and architecture to the digital landscape.
Information ethics has been defined as "the branch of ethics that focuses on the relationship between the creation, organization, dissemination, and use of information, and the ethical standards and moral codes governing human conduct in society".
The information explosion is the rapid increase in the amount of published information or data and the effects of this abundance.
Information history may refer to the history of each of the categories listed below (or to combinations of them).
The United States National Forum on Information Literacy defines information literacy as "...
Information management (IM) concerns a cycle of organizational activity: the acquisition of information from one or more sources, the custodianship and the distribution of that information to those who need it, and its ultimate disposition through archiving or deletion.
Information Research: An International Electronic Journal is a quarterly peer-reviewed open-access academic journal covering the fields of information science, information management, and information systems.
Information retrieval (IR) is the activity of obtaining information system resources relevant to an information need from a collection of information resources.
An Information School (sometimes abbreviated I-school or iSchool) is a university-level institution committed to understanding the role of information in nature and human endeavors.
Information science is a field primarily concerned with the analysis, collection, classification, manipulation, storage, retrieval, movement, dissemination, and protection of information.
Information Sciences is a bimonthly peer-reviewed academic journal covering information science.
Information seeking is the process or activity of attempting to obtain information in both human and technological contexts.
Information seeking behavior refers to the way people search for and utilize information.
An information society is a society where the creation, distribution, use, integration and manipulation of information is a significant economic, political, and cultural activity.
An information system (IS) is an organized system for the collection, organization, storage and communication of information.
Information technology (IT) is the use of computers to store, retrieve, transmit, and manipulate data, or information, often in the context of a business or other enterprise.
Information, Communication & Society is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal covering the role of digital media in the Information Age.
Informative modelling is an interdisciplinary methodological approach linking information technologies with architectural analysis and modelling (at various scales, from architectural elements to buildings and structures).
Informing science is a transdiscipline that was established to promote the study of informing processes across a diverse set of academic disciplines, including management information systems, education, business, instructional technology, computer science, communications, psychology, philosophy, library science, information science and many others.
The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is an independent agency of the United States federal government established in 1996.
Intellectual freedom encompasses the freedom to hold, receive and disseminate ideas without restriction.
Intellectual property (IP) is a category of property that includes intangible creations of the human intellect, and primarily encompasses copyrights, patents, and trademarks.
Interdisciplinarity or interdisciplinary studies involves the combining of two or more academic disciplines into one activity (e.g., a research project).
The International Federation for Information and Documentation (FID) was an international organization that was created to promote universal access to all recorded knowledge.
The International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) is a global organisation for researchers and professionals working in the field of information and communication technologies (ICT) to conduct research, develop standards and promote information sharing.
International Journal of Geographical Information Science is a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Taylor & Francis.
Internet studies is an interdisciplinary field studying the social, psychological, pedagogical, political, technical, cultural, artistic, and other dimensions of the Internet and associated information and communication technologies.
An interview is a conversation where questions are asked and answers are given.
The J.W. Graham Medal in Computing and Innovation is an award given annually by the University of Waterloo and the University of Waterloo Faculty of Mathematics to "recognize the leadership and many innovative contributions made to the University of Waterloo, and to the Canadian computer industry." Recipients of this award receive a gold medal and certificate.
Jesse Hauk Shera (December 8, 1903 – March 8, 1982) was an American librarian and information scientist who pioneered the use of information technology in libraries and played a role in the expansion of its use in other areas throughout the 1950s, 60s, and 70s.
John Shaw Billings (April 12, 1838 – March 11, 1913) was an American librarian, building designer, and surgeon.
The Journal of Information Science is a bimonthly peer-reviewed academic journal covering research on information science, information management and some aspects of knowledge management.
Journal of Librarianship and Information Science is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes papers in the fields of Information Science and Library Science.
The Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JAIST) is a peer-reviewed academic journal of information science published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the Association for Information Science and Technology.
Knowledge engineering (KE) refers to all technical, scientific and social aspects involved in building, maintaining and using knowledge-based systems.
Knowledge management (KM) is the process of creating, sharing, using and managing the knowledge and information of an organisation.
Knowledge organization (KO), organization of knowledge, organization of information, or information organization is a branch of library and information science (LIS) concerned with activities such as document description, indexing, and classification performed in libraries, databases, archives, etc.
Knowledge transfer refers to sharing or disseminating of knowledge and providing inputs to problem solving.
Law is a system of rules that are created and enforced through social or governmental institutions to regulate behavior.
A library is a collection of sources of information and similar resources, made accessible to a defined community for reference or borrowing.
Library and information science (LIS) (sometimes given as the plural library and information sciences) or as "library and information studies" is a merging of library science and information science.
Library science (often termed library studies, library and information science, bibliothecography, library economy) is an interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary field that applies the practices, perspectives, and tools of management, information technology, education, and other areas to libraries; the collection, organization, preservation, and dissemination of information resources; and the political economy of information.
The method was first used when interviewing indigenous peoples of the Americas.
This list of information schools includes members of the iSchools organization.
A longitudinal study (or longitudinal survey, or panel study) is a research design that involves repeated observations of the same variables (e.g., people) over short or long periods of time (i.e., uses longitudinal data).
Luciano Floridi (born 16 November 1964) is currently Professor of Philosophy and Ethics of Information and Director of the Digital Ethics Lab, at the University of Oxford, Oxford Internet Institute, Professorial Fellow of Exeter College, Oxford,, Senior Member of the Faculty of Philosophy, Research Associate and Fellow in Information Policy at the Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford, and Distinguished Research Fellow of the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics.
Management (or managing) is the administration of an organization, whether it is a business, a not-for-profit organization, or government body.
Mathematics (from Greek μάθημα máthēma, "knowledge, study, learning") is the study of such topics as quantity, structure, space, and change.
Media studies is a discipline and field of study that deals with the content, history, and effects of various media; in particular, the mass media.
Melville Louis Kossuth "Melvil" Dewey (December 10, 1851 – December 26, 1931) was an American librarian and educator, inventor of the Dewey Decimal system of library classification, and a founder of the Lake Placid Club.
Memory is the faculty of the mind by which information is encoded, stored, and retrieved.
A memory institution is an organization maintaining a repository of public knowledge, a generic term used about institutions such as libraries, archives, museums, sites and monuments records (SMR), clearinghouses, providers of digital libraries and data aggregation services which serve as memories for given societies or mankind.
Michael Keeble Buckland (born 1941) is an emeritus professor at the UC Berkeley School of Information and co-director of the Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative.
Museology or museum studies is the study of museums.
The National Commission on Libraries and Information Science (NCLIS) was an agency in the United States government between 1970 and 2008.
The O'Moore Medal is awarded by the Healthcare Informatics Society of Ireland to individuals or organisations that have made a major contribution to Healthcare Informatics.
Observation is the active acquisition of information from a primary source.
In computer science and information science, an ontology encompasses a representation, formal naming, and definition of the categories, properties, and relations of the concepts, data, and entities that substantiate one, many, or all domains.
Open access (OA) refers to research outputs which are distributed online and free of cost or other barriers, and possibly with the addition of a Creative Commons license to promote reuse.
An organization or organisation is an entity comprising multiple people, such as an institution or an association, that has a collective goal and is linked to an external environment.
An outline, also called a hierarchical outline, is a list arranged to show hierarchical relationships and is a type of tree structure.
Participant observation is one type of data collection method typically used in qualitative research.
Paul Marie Ghislain Otlet (23 August 1868 – 10 December 1944) was a Belgian author, entrepreneur, visionary, lawyer and peace activist; he is one of several people who have been considered the father of information science, a field he called "documentation".
Peer review is the evaluation of work by one or more people of similar competence to the producers of the work (peers).
Personal information management (PIM) is the activities people perform in order to acquire, organize, maintain, retrieve and use personal information items such as documents (paper-based and digital), web pages and email messages for everyday use to complete tasks (work-related or not) and fulfill a person's various roles (as parent, employee, friend, member of community, etc.). More simply, PIM is the art of getting things done in our lives through information. Practically, PIM is concerned with how people organize and maintain personal information collections, and methods that can help people in doing so.
Philosophy (from Greek φιλοσοφία, philosophia, literally "love of wisdom") is the study of general and fundamental problems concerning matters such as existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language.
The philosophy of information (PI) is a branch of philosophy that studies topics relevant to computer science, information science and information technology.
Preservation refers to the set of activities that aims to prolong the life of a record with as little changes to the original record as possible.
Privacy is the ability of an individual or group to seclude themselves, or information about themselves, and thereby express themselves selectively.
Dialog is an online information service owned by ProQuest, who acquired it from Thomson Reuters in mid-2008.
Public policy is the principled guide to action taken by the administrative executive branches of the state with regard to a class of issues, in a manner consistent with law and institutional customs.
Records management, also known as records and information management, is an organizational function devoted to the management of information in an organization throughout its life cycle, from the time of creation or inscription to its eventual disposition.
Siyali Ramamrita Ranganathan (S.R.R.) (August 1892 – 27 September 1972) was a mathematician and librarian from India.
Scholarly communication is the process by which academics, scholars, and researchers share and publish their research findings so that they are available to the wider academic community and beyond.
R. P. Feynman, The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Vol.1, Chaps.1,2,&3.
Science and technology studies, or science, technology and society studies (both abbreviated STS) is the study of how society, politics, and culture affect scientific research and technological innovation, and how these, in turn, affect society, politics and culture.
Scientific communication is a part of information science and the sociology of science which study researchers' use of formal and informal information channels, their communicative roles (e.g., "gatekeepers"), the utilization of the formal publication system and similar issues.
Scientometrics is the study of measuring and analysing science, technology and innovation.
The Semantic Web is an extension of the World Wide Web through standards by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).
Seymour Lubetzky (April 28, 1898 – April 5, 2003) was a major cataloging theorist and a prominent librarian.
Social science is a major category of academic disciplines, concerned with society and the relationships among individuals within a society.
Socitm is the operating name of the Society of Information Technology Management, a professional body based in the United Kingdom representing people involved in the leadership and management of IT and digitally enabled services delivered for public benefit.
Renée-Marie-Hélène-Suzanne Briet (1 February 1894 in Paris, France - 1989 in Boulogne, France),Maack, Mary Niles.
Taxonomy is the science of defining and naming groups of biological organisms on the basis of shared characteristics.
Sir Timothy John Berners-Lee (born 8 June 1955), also known as TimBL, is an English engineer and computer scientist, best known as the inventor of the World Wide Web.
tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique is a biannual peer-reviewed open access academic journal covering information and media studies from the perspective of critical theory.
Usability engineering is a field that is concerned generally with human-computer interaction and specifically with devising human-computer interfaces that have high usability or user friendliness.
User-centered design (UCD) or user-driven development (UDD) is a framework of processes (not restricted to interfaces or technologies) in which usability goals, user characteristics, environment, tasks and workflow of a product, service or process are given extensive attention at each stage of the design process.
Vannevar Bush (March 11, 1890 – June 28, 1974) was an American engineer, inventor and science administrator, who during World War II headed the U.S. Office of Scientific Research and Development (OSRD), through which almost all wartime military R&D was carried out, including initiation and early administration of the Manhattan Project.
Warren Weaver (July 17, 1894 – November 24, 1978) was an American scientist, mathematician, and science administrator.
Friedrich Wilhelm Ostwald (2 September 1853 – 4 April 1932) was a German chemist.