Information policies: yesterday, today, tomorrow

@article{Orna2008InformationPY,
  title={Information policies: yesterday, today, tomorrow},
  author={Elizabeth Orna},
  journal={J. Inf. Sci.},
  year={2008},
  volume={34},
  pages={547-565}
}
This article presents a brief history of the development of ideas about national and organizational information policies, from the first establishment of a UK Ministry of Information in the First World War to the present day. The issues and tensions that have characterized attempts to develop and implement policies on the national and organizational scale are discussed, with particular reference to: the power relations between the parties to them; the relative significance accorded to… CONTINUE READING

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