Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Third Edition
Description: Information acquisition and management has always had a profound impact onsocietal and organizational progression. However, as computing dramaticallyadvances the level of intelligence associated with management technologies, thebreadth of their dispersal, and ultimately the impact of the information itself,the utilization and management of information science and technology also gainsprofound importance. This change-driven environment creates a critical need fora comprehensive, up-to-date reference encompassing the full range of concepts,issues, methods, technologies, and trends associated with the field.The Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Third Edition is a10-volume compilation of authoritative, research-based articles contributed bythousands of researchers and experts from all over the world. Thisdiscipline-defining encyclopedia will serve research needs in numerous fieldsthat are affected by the rapid pace and substantial impact of technologicalchange.With an emphasis on modern issues and the presentation of potentialopportunities, prospective solutions, and future directions in the field, it isa relevant and essential addition to any academic library’s referencecollection.
Contents: Accounting and Finance; Civil Engineering; Clinical Science and Technologies; Computer Engineering; Data Analysis and Statistics; Digital Communications and Linguistics; Electronic Government; Environmental Science and Agriculture; Global Information Technology; Health Information Systems; Hospitality, Travel, and Tourism Management; Human Resources Development; Industrial Informatics; Information Resources Management; Knowledge Management; Library Science and Administration; Management Science; Mobile and Wireless Computing; Networking and Telecommunications; Political science; Social Networking and Computing; Systems and Software Engineering; Virtual Learning Environments; Web Technologies;