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  Library science - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Library science or library and information science (abbreviated LIS) is the study of issues related to libraries and the information fields.
LIS should not be confused with information theory, the mathematical study of the concept of information, or information science a field related to computer science and cognitive science.
The study of librarianship for public libraries covers issues such as cataloging, collection development for a diverse community, information literacy, community standards, public services-focused librarianship, serving a diverse community of adults and children, Intellectual freedom, Censorship and legal and budgeting issues.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Library_and_information_science   (757 words)

 Learn more about Library and information science in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
LIS should not be confused with information theory, the mathematical study of the concept of information.
Library and information science is a hybrid academic field that grew from library schools' fight for survival in the electronic age.
Programs in library and information science are interdisciplinary, overlapping with the fields of systems' analysis, computer science, statistics and various parts of the social sciences.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /l/li/library_and_information_science_1.html   (477 words)

 Idea Group Reference   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology is the first work to map this ever-changing field.
In addition, these volumes offer a thorough reference section with over 11,500 sources of information that can be accessed by scholars, students, and researchers in the field of information science and technology.
Thousands of comprehensive references on existing literature of all research on information science and technologies.
www.idea-group.com /encyclopedia/details.asp?ID=4455   (351 words)

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