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Evolving Global Information Infrastructure and Information Transfer.

By: Grover, Robert.
Contributor(s): Greer, Roger | Achleitner, Herbert | Visnak, Kelly.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, 2015Description: 1 online resource (164 p.).ISBN: 9781610699587.Subject(s): Information science -- Social aspects | Information society | Information superhighwayGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Evolving Global Information Infrastructure and Information TransferDDC classification: 371.33/467/8 | 371.33/4678 LOC classification: LB1044.87Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; In Memoriam; Preface; 1 Introduction to the Book; Chapter Overview; Introduction to the Information Infrastructure; Understanding the Digital Age; An Emerging Participatory Culture; Purpose of This Book; Intended Audience; Definition of Basic Terms; Data; Information; Knowledge; Wisdom; Information Transfer; Summary; References; 2 Contemporary Society; Chapter Overview; Historical Roots of Contemporary Society; Revolutionary Change in Contemporary Society; An Analysis of Our Current Paradigm Shift; Characteristics of the Emergent Paradigm; Simple to Complex
Hierarchy to HeterarchyMechanical to Holographic; Determinate to Indeterminate; Linearly Causal to Mutually Causal; Objective to Perspective; Summarizing the Paradigm Shift; The Environmental Context of Society; Culture; Physical Geography; Political Structure; Legislation and Regulations; Information Policy; Economic System; Technology; Culture Shapes Values and Paradigms; Summary; References; 3 How Paradigms Influence Society in the Information Age; Chapter Overview; Evolution of the Information Infrastructure; Transportation; Use of Animals; Roads; Waterways; Ships; Railroads
Cars and TrucksAviation; Postal Services; How the Printing Press Revolutionized the Information Infrastructure; Mass Production and Spread of Printed Books; Newspapers; Communication Infrastructure; Primitive Messages; Photography; Telegraph; Telephone; Radio; Television; The Internet; Communication Satellites; Wireless Telephone; Information Infrastructure Evolution Summary; Libraries Evolve within the Information Infrastructure; Historical Development of Libraries; The Library Profession; Further Reading; Information Infrastructure Overview
Public Library Services That Reflect the Emergent ParadigmSchool Library Services Are Examples of the Emergent Paradigm; Special Libraries and Services Reflect the Emergent Paradigm; Academic Libraries and the Emergent Paradigm; Summary; References; 4 The Information Infrastructure; Chapter Overview; Defining Information Transfer; Creation; Recording; Reproduction; Dissemination; Bibliographic Control; Organization by Discipline; Diffusion; Utilization; Preservation; Discarding; The Information Transfer Processes Are Interactive; The Blood and Vascular System Are a Metaphor
Technology Enhances Information TransferOther Environmental Influences; Summary; References; 5 How the Information Infrastructure Has Changed in the Digital Age; Chapter Overview; Creation of New Information and Knowledge; The New Look of Information Sources; Formal Research Has Changed; Mass Media; Recording Information; Formal Research; Popular Information Sources; Reproduction of Information; Dissemination; Bibliographic Control; Defining Bibliographic Control; Bibliographic Control in the Digital Age; Organization by Disciplines; Diffusion: How It Is Central in the Digital Age
Changes in the Learning Technologies
Summary: This book explains the rapidly changing, complex flow of information in the context of 21st-century culture, policy, technology, and economics-an essential resource for librarians and information specialists in all types of settings.
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Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; In Memoriam; Preface; 1 Introduction to the Book; Chapter Overview; Introduction to the Information Infrastructure; Understanding the Digital Age; An Emerging Participatory Culture; Purpose of This Book; Intended Audience; Definition of Basic Terms; Data; Information; Knowledge; Wisdom; Information Transfer; Summary; References; 2 Contemporary Society; Chapter Overview; Historical Roots of Contemporary Society; Revolutionary Change in Contemporary Society; An Analysis of Our Current Paradigm Shift; Characteristics of the Emergent Paradigm; Simple to Complex

Hierarchy to HeterarchyMechanical to Holographic; Determinate to Indeterminate; Linearly Causal to Mutually Causal; Objective to Perspective; Summarizing the Paradigm Shift; The Environmental Context of Society; Culture; Physical Geography; Political Structure; Legislation and Regulations; Information Policy; Economic System; Technology; Culture Shapes Values and Paradigms; Summary; References; 3 How Paradigms Influence Society in the Information Age; Chapter Overview; Evolution of the Information Infrastructure; Transportation; Use of Animals; Roads; Waterways; Ships; Railroads

Cars and TrucksAviation; Postal Services; How the Printing Press Revolutionized the Information Infrastructure; Mass Production and Spread of Printed Books; Newspapers; Communication Infrastructure; Primitive Messages; Photography; Telegraph; Telephone; Radio; Television; The Internet; Communication Satellites; Wireless Telephone; Information Infrastructure Evolution Summary; Libraries Evolve within the Information Infrastructure; Historical Development of Libraries; The Library Profession; Further Reading; Information Infrastructure Overview

Public Library Services That Reflect the Emergent ParadigmSchool Library Services Are Examples of the Emergent Paradigm; Special Libraries and Services Reflect the Emergent Paradigm; Academic Libraries and the Emergent Paradigm; Summary; References; 4 The Information Infrastructure; Chapter Overview; Defining Information Transfer; Creation; Recording; Reproduction; Dissemination; Bibliographic Control; Organization by Discipline; Diffusion; Utilization; Preservation; Discarding; The Information Transfer Processes Are Interactive; The Blood and Vascular System Are a Metaphor

Technology Enhances Information TransferOther Environmental Influences; Summary; References; 5 How the Information Infrastructure Has Changed in the Digital Age; Chapter Overview; Creation of New Information and Knowledge; The New Look of Information Sources; Formal Research Has Changed; Mass Media; Recording Information; Formal Research; Popular Information Sources; Reproduction of Information; Dissemination; Bibliographic Control; Defining Bibliographic Control; Bibliographic Control in the Digital Age; Organization by Disciplines; Diffusion: How It Is Central in the Digital Age

Changes in the Learning Technologies

This book explains the rapidly changing, complex flow of information in the context of 21st-century culture, policy, technology, and economics-an essential resource for librarians and information specialists in all types of settings.

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<p> Robert J. Grover , MLS, PhD, is retired associate vice president for academic affairs and dean of graduate studies at Emporia State University, where he held the position of dean and professor of the School of Library and Information Management.</p> <p>The late Roger C. Greer , PhD, MLS, was a creative thinker in the public and academic library professions for more than 50 years. He was dean emeritus of the School of Library and Information Management, University of Southern California; former dean at Syracuse University; and professor emeritus at Emporia State University.</p> <p> Herbert K. Achleitner , MALS, PhD, is professor emeritus of the School of Library and Information Management, Emporia State University.</p> <p> Kelly Visnak , PhD, is scholarly communication librarian at University of Wyoming, where she provides instruction, consultation, and policy support for issues related to fair use, copyright retention, open access, data management plans, and the library's digital scholarship repository.</p>

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