Information Science and Technology (IST): The Nature and View from the Domain of Computing, Humanities, Management and Engineering—A Conceptual Techno-Educational Study

Scientific Review, 3(9), 77-82.

9 Pages Posted: 5 Jan 2018

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Prantosh Paul

Raiganj University

P. S. Aithal

Srinivas Institute of Management Studies

A. Bhuimali

Raiganj University

Date Written: December 25, 2017

Abstract

Information Science is a Science of Sciences responsible for Information Solution besides its Technological Solution. Information Science [IS] is a broad field and combination of many fields of Science, Engineering, Management, Humanities and so on. Information Science during its origin developed as Information Field for Information activities such as collection, selection, organization, processing and management, and dissemination. Information Science sometimes treated as Information Studies or Library Science; however, there are many differences between Information Science and these two. Information Science is today emerging as an important name in Science and Technology and in several cases, the nomenclature of Information Science become popular as Information Science and Technology (IST). This paper talks about Information Science and its nature in the contemporary scenario with a brief discussion on earlier facets etc. This paper is also illustrated the future direction of Information Science with probable nomenclature briefly.

Keywords: Information, Information Science, Information Studies, IS, Computer Science, IT, Computing, Information Field, Technological Field, Documentation Science, Knowledge Management, Academic Programme

Suggested Citation

Paul, Prantosh and Aithal, P. S. and Bhuimali, A., Information Science and Technology (IST): The Nature and View from the Domain of Computing, Humanities, Management and Engineering—A Conceptual Techno-Educational Study (December 25, 2017). Scientific Review, 3(9), 77-82.. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3094835

Prantosh Paul

Raiganj University ( email )

Yogesh Bhawan; S/O Santi Ranjan Biswas; Ashok Pall
Near Asha Cinema Hall; P.O.+ P.S. Raiganj
Raiganj, West Bengal 733134
India

P. S. Aithal (Contact Author)

Srinivas Institute of Management Studies ( email )

Srinivas Campus
Pandeshwar
Mangalore, Mangalore 575001
India
9343348392 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: http://www.srinivasuniversity.ac.in

A. Bhuimali

Raiganj University

Yogesh Bhawan; S/O Santi Ranjan Biswas; Ashok Pall
Near Asha Cinema Hall; P.O.+ P.S. Raiganj
Raiganj, West Bengal 733134
India

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