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INL 133 Part One A

Information Science

Name three variables of Information Science. -Human Beings -Information and -Communication
Give a short definition of Information Science. Information science is the science that studies the way in which humans communicate information.
According to Saraccevic(1999) define Information Science. Information Science as a s science and as a profession, is defined by the problems it addresses and the methods it has used for their solutions over time
Give four reasons why humans depend on information -Leisure -Task Completion -Decision making -Problem Solving
Name four sources where information is gained from. -Human memory -Direct Communication -Indirect Communication -Reality
Name six problems related to Indirect communication. -Too Much Information -Irrelevant Information -Obsolete Information -Duplication of Information -Language Problems -Disorganized information
Name 5 tasks of the information scientist. -The right information -At the right time -in the right format -to the right person -Necessary to make the right decisions
Created by: TooMuchMadz