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information science Syllabification: in·for·ma·tion sci·ence
Pronunciation: /ˌinfərˈmāSHən ˈˌsīəns/

Definition of information science in English:


The study of processes for storing and retrieving information, especially scientific or technical information.
Example sentences
  • The first international paper competition invited submissions about practical collaborative applications of digital libraries or information science and technology in developing countries.
  • But the connection between information science and physical processes appears once we think about events on the quantum scale.
  • In the non-academic world, information professionals don't necessarily possess an advanced degree in library science, information science, or a related field.
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