Definition of information science in English:

information science

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noun

[mass noun] Computing
  • The study of processes for storing and retrieving information.
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    • 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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