This classic student and professional text has been a main stay of the information profession for many years and is regularly cited. It has been reprinted many times and now this newly revised 3rd edition covers some of the most recent changes to affect the profession. The effect of the Internet and its role in the area of information science and librarianship is examined thoroughly through the addition of a new chapter. The Internet is also considered in relation to other topics within this book and relates to the issues arising from its use in the collection and dissemination of information. A feature of this book is the 'Map of Information Science', completely updated to reflect the profession as it is today. References have also been updated. This is an essential work for anyone working in the field of information science and librarianship and will contribute considerably to the literature of the profession. Professor Vickery is one of the foremost specialists in this area and his work is renowned internationally.
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Book Description Butterworth-Heinemann, 1987. Book Condition: Good. This book has hardback covers. Ex-library, With usual stamps and markings, In good all round condition. No dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 3616287