Information Science Guide
John Spacey, updated on May 22, 2023
Information science is the analysis and management of information. Information differs from data in that it is meant to be consumed by people. Information differs from knowledge in that knowledge is produced by people but information may be created by machine. As such, information science overlaps with data management and knowledge management but is a unique practice focused on issues related to human use of data. The following are common elements of information science.
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