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Service Science and the Information Professional

  • 1st Edition - October 31, 2013
  • Author: Yvonne de Grandbois
  • Language: English
  • Paperback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 1 - 8 4 3 3 4 - 6 4 9 - 4
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 1 - 7 8 0 6 3 - 3 1 3 - 8

As we transition to a service and information-based economy, information specialists are projected onto the leading edge of an emerging science. Service Science and theIn… Read more

Service Science and the Information Professional

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As we transition to a service and information-based economy, information specialists are projected onto the leading edge of an emerging science. Service Science and theInformation Professional demonstrates how the power of this new transdisciplinary field can inform and transform the current information professional world. Service Science is about people, technology, information, and organizations. Service Science can be of great benefit to Information Centres everywhere, and Information Service outlets can be a tremendous field of research for this new science. iSchools and Schools of Information Studies can join Computer Science, Engineering and Business Schools in receiving research grants for the development of Service Science. Information professionals need to know this new discipline and be inspired to participate in it.