Information Science

Information Science

Edited by

Fabrice Papy, University of Paris 8, France

ISBN : 9781848211681

Publication Date : December 2009

Hardcover 336 pp

160.00 USD



With regard to the problems identified by many researchers relating to the storage and processing of (semi-)structured digital data, accessibility and sharing, intellectual property, digital documents, information retrieval, information literacy, the relevance of information, information profiles of users, etc. the political projects for the Information Society cause some caution and embarrassment from a scientific point of view.

This book gathers 12 contributions from Information Science researchers, and presents some scientific issues from the various domains which are, also, the issues in our present digital era.


1. Some Revisions on the Concept of Information, S. Leleu-Merviel, P. Useille.
2. From Scientific Communication to Specialized Mediation: Communication of Knowledge and Forms of Hybridizations, V. Couzinet.
3. Time, Memory and Document, J.-P. Metzger.
4. Document and Network, S. Pene.
5. Information Culture, A. Serres.
6. Relevance in Information Science: Different Models and One Theory?, B. Simonnot.
7. Electronic Information Access Devices: Crossed Approaches and New Boundaries, M. Ihadjadene, S. Chaudiron.
8. Relevant Information in Economic Intelligence, A. David.
9. Representations of Digital Documents in Automatic Text Analysis: A Pluridisciplinary Problems, L. Grivel.
10. Freedom of Information, Participative Democracy and Local Economy, Y. Thepaut.
11. Internet in the Public Library, A. Camus-Vigué, C. Evans, F. Gaudet, M. Amar.
12. Electronic Editing for Mobile Phones Devices: Original Audiovisual Contents on Mobile, Socio-technical and Socio-economic Conditions of their Emergence, B. Henocque.

About the authors/editors

Fabrice Papy is an associate professor in Information Science at the University of Paris 8 (France). He founded the “Digital Document and Uses” Lab. within multidisciplinary researchers studies the digital impact on social behaviours.

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