Asian Journal of Information Science and Technology (AJIST)
Information Science and Related Domain and Contemporary Features at a GlanceAuthor : Prantosh K Paul and K.S.Shivraj
Volume 6 No.1 January-June 2016 pp 29-33
Information Science is an important domain of interdisciplinary cluster. This domain is a combination of Science, technology, management science, humanities and social science gradients. Information Science, virtually most valuable domain in this age of information, as this domain helps in Information Infrastructure building. There are so many domain very close with Information Science but has significant differences. The close fields are Information Technology, Computer Science, Information and Communication Technology and some other field which are indirect connection with Information Science are- Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering and so on. all these domain directly and indirectly helps in information processing and management and this treated as important gradients and stakeholder of Information Science domain. This paper is talks about Information Science; its need and value including characteristics. Paper also discusses the characteristics of Information Science and its related fields.
Information, Information Science, Information Technology, Information Field, Knowledge Management, igital Divide, Information Divide, Computing, Information Infrastructure, Information Society, Academic Degree, Universities I.INTRODUCTION Information