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Descriptor in English: Information Science
Descriptor in Spanish: Ciencia de la Información
Descriptor in Portuguese: Ciência da Informação
Descriptor in French: Sciences de l'information
Entry term(s): Information Sciences
Science, Information
Sciences, Information
Tree number(s): L01
SP4.127.428
Scope note: The field of knowledge, theory, and technology dealing with the collection of facts and figures, and the processes and methods involved in their manipulation, storage, dissemination, publication, and retrieval. It includes the fields of COMMUNICATION; PUBLISHING; LIBRARY SCIENCE; and informatics.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: 93; was INFORMATION SCIENCE (NON MESH) 1974-92
DeCS UI: 30918
Descriptor UI: D007254
Date Established: 1993/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2005/07/12
Information Science - Preferred
Concept UI M0011313
Scope note The field of knowledge, theory, and technology dealing with the collection of facts and figures, and the processes and methods involved in their manipulation, storage, dissemination, publication, and retrieval. It includes the fields of COMMUNICATION; PUBLISHING; LIBRARY SCIENCE; and informatics.
Preferred term Information Science
Entry term(s) Information Sciences
Science, Information
Sciences, Information



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