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Digital Information Contexts : Theoretical Approaches to Understanding Digital Information
by Luke Tredinnick

Overview - This book is an introduction to critical and theoretical perspectives on digital information. It outlines the origins of information management in nineteenth-century humanism, the adoption of scientific perspectives in the documentation and information science movements, and modern theoretical frameworks for understanding the social, cultural and political place of digital information.  Read more...

 
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Overview
This book is an introduction to critical and theoretical perspectives on digital information. It outlines the origins of information management in nineteenth-century humanism, the adoption of scientific perspectives in the documentation and information science movements, and modern theoretical frameworks for understanding the social, cultural and political place of digital information. Digital Information Contexts is the first book aimed at information professionals to give a detailed outline of important perspectives on information and meaning, including post-structuralism and post-modernism. It explores parallels between information management and media, communication and cultural studies. Each chapter includes recommended further reading to guide the reader to further information. It is a comprehensive introduction to theoretical frameworks for understanding and studying digital information.
General theoretical introduction to digital information managementExplores the application of critical theory, communications and media theory to understanding digital informationHistorical and critical perspective


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  • ISBN-13: 9781843341697
  • ISBN-10: 1843341697
  • Publisher: Chandos Publishing
  • Publish Date: October 2006
  • Page Count: 306

Series: Chandos Information Professional

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