Information Science and Information Systems: Conjunct Subjects Disjunct Disciplines

  title={Information Science and Information Systems: Conjunct Subjects Disjunct Disciplines},
  author={David Ellis and David Allen and Thomas D. Wilson},
The relationship between information science and information systems (IS) research is examined through analysis of the subject literature of each field and by citation and co-citation analysis of highly cited researchers in each field. The subfields of user studies (US) and information retrieval (IR) research were selected to represent information science research as these subject areas are central to information science and seemed also to represent areas in which there was most overlap of… CONTINUE READING


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