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Understanding information systems : what they do and why we need them /

by Ratzan, Lee.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chicago : American Library Association, 2004Description: xvi, 253 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 0838908683 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Information science | Information storage and retrieval systems | Computer science -- Popular works | Mathematics -- Popular works
Contents:
Describing information -- Representing information -- Organizing information -- Retrieving information -- Networking information -- Securing information -- Concealing information -- Measuring information -- Counting information -- Numbering information -- Managing information -- The computer as an information system -- The Internet as an information system -- Music as an information system -- Interpreting information : numbers as meanings -- Counter-intuitive information.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-245) and index.

Describing information -- Representing information -- Organizing information -- Retrieving information -- Networking information -- Securing information -- Concealing information -- Measuring information -- Counting information -- Numbering information -- Managing information -- The computer as an information system -- The Internet as an information system -- Music as an information system -- Interpreting information : numbers as meanings -- Counter-intuitive information.

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