This volume presents the complete proceedings of the 2012 Pre-Conference on the History of ASIS&T and Information Science and Technology Worldwide, an event celebrating the 75th anniversary of ASIS&T. The 19 individual chapters provide wide-ranging historical perspectives on information science from authors representing more than 10 countries. Major sections include: The History of ASIS&T; Evolution of the Field of Information Science and Technology; Historical Contexts of Technology Innovations and Impacts; and Development of Foundational Ideas and Theories in Information Science. Offering both breadth and depth in its international perspective, this refereed volume is an essential addition to all library and information science collections.
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