Ciência da Informação
Print version ISSN 0100-1965
BORGES, Maria Alice Guimarães. The understanding of information and knowledge society (IKS). Ci. Inf. [online]. 2000, vol.29, n.3, pp. 25-32. ISSN 0100-1965. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0100-19652000000300003.
This paper aims at understanding the changing context of the Information and Knowledge Society (IKS). Present trends in information organizational structures are examined for an understanding both of these developments and their environment. An integrated view of problems and alternative solutions is given to obtain a structured and contextual analysis.
Keywords : Information society; Knowledge society; Information society perspectives; System analysis; Objective understanding.