Evolving Global Information Infrastructure and Information Transfer.
By: Grover, Robert.
Contributor(s): Greer, Roger | Achleitner, Herbert | Visnak, Kelly.Material type: TextSeries: 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.
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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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