What kind of science can information science be?

@article{Buckland2012WhatKO,
  title={What kind of science can information science be?},
  author={Michael K. Buckland},
  journal={J. Assoc. Inf. Sci. Technol.},
  year={2012},
  volume={63},
  pages={1-7}
}
  • M. Buckland
  • Published 2012
  • Education
  • J. Assoc. Inf. Sci. Technol.
During the 20th century there was a strong desire to develop an information science from librarianship, bibliography, and documentation and in 1968 the American Documentation Institute changed its name to the American Society for Information Science. [] Key Result We conclude that if information science is concerned with what people know, then it is a form of cultural engagement, and at most, a science of the artificial.
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