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Descriptor English: Information Science
Descriptor Spanish: Ciencia de la Información
Descriptor Portuguese: Ciência da Informação
Descriptor French: Sciences de l'information
Entry term(s): Information Sciences
Science, Information
Sciences, Information
Tree number(s): L01
SP4.127.428
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007254
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
Previous Indexing: Information Services (1966-1992)
Information Systems (1966-1992)
Public MeSH Note: 93
History Note: 93; was INFORMATION SCIENCE (NON MESH) 1974-92
DeCS ID: 30918
Unique ID: D007254
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
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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