Ciência da Informação
Print version ISSN 0100-1965
LASTRES, Helena M. M.. Information and knowledge in the new world order . Ci. Inf. [online]. 1999, vol.28, n.1, pp. 72-78. ISSN 0100-1965. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0100-19651999000100010.
This article discusses the role of information and knowledge in the new world order. The main focus is on the advent and diffusion of the so-called Information and Knowledge Economy which is inducing new activities, concepts of competitiveness, strategies and institutional formats, as well as requiring new skills.
Keywords : Information and knowledge economy; Information and communication technology; Information and competitiveness strategies.