The publication seeks to establish how information professionals are providing information services in in a sustainable society in an era of information disorder. It also provides the strategic direction to strengthen the global voice of libraries, inspiring and enhancing professional practice as well as enhancing international cooperation and collaboration among LIS educators and practitioners. The contents is divided according to the following key sub-themes that resonate with the title as outlined below:
Library and information services in the information age
Data and records in an era of information disorder
Archives, data curation and preservation in the digital era
Data science, analytics and visualization
Information ethics in the digital era
Information deluge in the digital era
Information and knowledge management
Fourth Industrial revolution
The highlighted themes explore critical issues relating to how libraries, archives and related institutions are responding to the seismic shifts in the information landscape amidst a myriad of challenges and opportunities. The sub-themes bring together a tapestry of articles that explore the status, experiences and future prospects of the dynamic library and information science practice.
Madeleine Fombad, Collence Chisita, Omwoyo Bosire Onyancha, Mabel Majanja, University of South Africa, Pretoria.
Informations sur le produit
Information Services for a Sustainable Society
Current Developments in an Era of Information Disorder