Accession Number:

AD0420523

Title:

CAREERS IN INFORMATION SCIENCE,

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Corporate Author:

SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

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Report Date:

1963-09-11

Pagination or Media Count:

28.0

Abstract:

Presents copy for use as a reference brochure and a 7iveaway sheet to be distributed to guidance counselors to help them direct young people into the growing field of Information Science. Sets forth that Information Science is concerned with the properties, behavior, and flow of information. Describes how it is used, both by individuals and in large systems. Discusses the opportunities in Information Science and outlines three relatively different career areas 1 Special Librarianship 2 Licerature Analysis and 3 Information System Design. Details an educational program appropriate 6or participation in these career areas. Concludes that Information Science is a new but rapidly growing field pushing the frontiers of human knowledge and, thus, 3ontributing to human wellbeing and progress. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE