Information Revolutions, the Information Society, and the Future of the History of Information Science

@article{Rayward2014InformationRT,
  title={Information Revolutions, the Information Society, and the Future of the History of Information Science},
  author={W. Boyd Rayward},
  journal={Library Trends},
  year={2014},
  volume={62},
  pages={681-713}
}
This paper aims to discuss the future of information history by interrogating its past. It presents in outline an account of the conditions and the trajectory of events that have culminated in today’s “information revolution” and “information society.” It suggests that we have already passed through at least two information orders or revolutions as we transition, first, from the long era of print that began over five hundred years ago with Gutenberg and the printing press. We have then moved… CONTINUE READING

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