Organised complexity, meaning and understanding: An approach to a unified view of information for information science

@article{Bawden2007OrganisedCM,
  title={Organised complexity, meaning and understanding: An approach to a unified view of information for information science},
  author={David Bawden},
  journal={Aslib Proceedings},
  year={2007},
  volume={59},
  pages={307-327}
}
Purpose – The paper seeks to outline an approach to a unified framework for understanding the concept of “information” in the physical, biological and human domains, and to see what links and interactions may be found between them. It also aims to re‐examine the information science discipline, with a view to locating it in a larger context, so as to reflect on the possibility that information science may not only draw from these other disciplines, but that its insights may contribute to them… CONTINUE READING

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