Asian Journal of Information Science and Technology (AJIST)
Information, Technology and their Application to the Society: Ultimate Foundation of Information ScienceAuthor : Prantosh K Paul and K.S.Shivraj
Volume 4 No.1 January-June 2014 pp 26-30
Information is most valuable entity in today’s age and needed in all most all the organizations and institutions, sectors, and domain and among the common people for its several benefits. Information Science is the main and ultimate domain which has very strong connection with information and ultimate utilization of information. Information is needed in so many sectors such as Government, Mass Communication,Business, Education, Social Development, and Population and so on. Information Science is indirectly responsible by fulfillment of such requirement to the concerned community.However, in today’s age technology plays an important role for better information activities. Today’s Information Science becomes an important Applied Science which has great concentration with the contemporary technologies apart from conventional information and knowledge gradients.This paper talks about information and technologies and their conventional role in several sector and domain.Paper also illustrates the healthy and sophisticated technologies in the Information Science too.
Information Science, Knowledge, Social Development, Digital Divide, Information Literacy,Information Divide, Information Development, Academics,Information Systems