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Organizing Information: Principles of Data Base and Retrieval Systems

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This book gives a theoretical base and a perspective for the analysis, design, and operation of information systems, particularly their information storage and retrieval (ISAR) component, whether mechanized or manual. Information systems deal with many types of entities: events, persons, documents, business transactions, museum objects, research projects, and technical par ...more
Paperback, 450 pages
Published October 12th 1985 by Morgan Kaufmann Publishers (first published September 1985)
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Liz De Coster
Mar 04, 2011 rated it it was ok
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Read for LBSC 670: Organization of Information.
I was pretty frustrated with this book, which is authoritative but extremely dated. While the theory was sound, the examples and specifics are out-of-date to the point they're barely relevant.
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Apr 16, 2012 rated it liked it
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I admit I didn't read the whole thing. But some of what I read was very useful in terms of understanding concepts of organizing information. It still strikes me as relevant.
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Written by my favorite Library Science professor and assigned in my favorite class!
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