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The Nature of a Work: Implications for the Organization of Knowledge

The Nature of a Work: Implications for the Organization of Knowledge (Hardback)

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Living legend Smiraglia has written the first book devoted exclusively to exploring the concept that is commonly referred to as a bibliographic 'Work.' In bringing together material from both inside and outside the discipline of information studies, he traces the continuing development of catalogs, search engines, and other kinds of information retrieval tools, the better to understand the maze of editions and revisions and translations that make up the evolution of a Work.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPhilosophy TheoryPhilosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledgeReference & ResearchLibrary & information sciencesBibliographic & subject control Publisher: Scarecrow Press Publication Date: 01/09/2001 ISBN-13: 9780810840379  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Richard Smiraglia is Professor at Palmer School of Library and Information Science, Long Island University (Brookville, NY).

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