The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to information science:
Information science - interdisciplinary field primarily concerned with the analysis, collection, classification, manipulation, storage, retrieval and dissemination of information. Practitioners within the field study the application and usage of knowledge in organizations, along with the interaction between people, organizations and any existing information systems, with the aim of creating, replacing, improving or understanding information systems.
Information science can be described as all of the following:
As an interdisciplinary field, information science draws upon and incorporates concepts and methodologies from:
There are many fields which claim to be "sciences" or "disciplines" which are difficult to distinguish from each other and from information science. Some of them are:
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