Understanding information systems : what they do and why we need them / Lee Ratzan.
Chicago : American Library Association, 2004.
xvi, 253 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Formatted Contents Note
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.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-245) and index.