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Authors: Michael Fourman
Date:Jul 2002
Publication Title:International Encyclopedia of Information and Library Science (second edition) Ed. by John Feather & Paul Sturges
Publication Type:Other Publication Status:Published
Page Nos:237-244
This article is an extended entry in the Routledge International Enclopedia of Information and Library Science. It gives an account of the origins and meaning of the word `informatics', and attempts to give some hint of the scientific depth, intellectual scope, and social importance of the subject, using examples relevant to the intended audience of this encyclopedia.
2002 by Routledge
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author = { Michael Fourman },
title = {informatics},
publisher = {Routledge},
year = 2002,
month = {Jul},
pages = {237-244},
note = {International Encyclopedia of Information and Library Science (second edition) Ed. by John Feather & Paul Sturges},

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