Information Science (IS): Its Nature and Characteristics as Science and TechnologyAuthor : Prantosh K Paul and K.S.Shivraj
Volume 4 No.1 January-June 2014 pp 63-67
Information Science has so many gradients of Science and Technology. Information Science mainly deals with information; which includes collection, selection, organization, processing, management and dissemination. Information Science takes the help of several tools, techniques for such activities. Information Science is virtually a science of science and combines with so many gradients and domain such asComputer Science, Information Technology, Cognitive Science, and Social Science and so on. Information Science is one of the important and valuable domains for overall Information Infrastructure building. This paper is talks about Information Science; which includes its nature, types and role. Paper also discusses the combination of other sciences which makes Information Science much more broader field.
Information, Information Science, Informatics, Science, Technology, Applied Science, Humanities, Service Science, Community Science