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Perspectivas em Ciência da Informação

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SIQUEIRA, Jéssica Câmara. Librarianship, documentation and information science: history, society, technology and post-modernity. Perspect. ciênc. inf. [online]. 2010, vol.15, n.3, pp.52-66. ISSN 1981-5344.

Presents an overview of sociocultural formations and technological revolutions seen throughout history that influenced the origins and development of Library, Documentation and Information Science. The historical overview presented dialogues with the major technological revolutions and social formations, allowing for deeper understanding of phenomena, practices and requirements, which reflect the scope of the areas of Library, Documentation and Information Science. This approach ratified the inter-relationships between areas presented, but also stresses its peculiarities, which supports the analysis and discussions of Librarianship, Documentation, Information Science in post-modernity.

Keywords : Librarianship; Documentation; Science Information; technology; history; society; post-modernity.

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