Information and Communication Technology
By Javed Khan
Library and information science is an interdisciplinary area of study that deals with the collection, organization, preservation, and dissemination of information in various types of libraries. Various practical perspectives of different types of academic and research activities come under the purview of this area of study. This book has been written for students of library and information science. It provides a brief overview of some key topics in the field of Information and Communication Technology (ICT). The book critically examines the realities that have already shaped technological change, in order to provide practical insights into the long-term social and economic implications of ICT. The journey into the social and economic complexities surrounding ICT not only challenges prevailing wisdom about the effects of ICT, it also provides direction for policy and practice to achieve the opportunities presented by the profusion of ICT innovations.
Publication Date: 8/25/2014