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Understanding Information

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In a world awash in data, information systems help provide structure and access to information. Since libraries build, manage, and maintain information systems, librarians and LIS students are often propelled onto the front lines of interactions between library users and technology. But what do librarians need to know to best meet their patron's needs? What exactly are ...more
Paperback, 253 pages
Published January 14th 2004 by American Library Association (first published 2004)
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Cindywho
Sep 03, 2007 Cindywho rated it it was ok
A textbook with a little bit of snerk. I did gain a little insight into how networks work, but was mostly confused by data manipulation, and got totally lost by the time it rolled around to music information retrieval and numbers as meanings (numerology?!) Oh well, back to the narratives. (May 20, 2005)
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