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Information organizations

Abstract:

This chapter has six sections: the first introduces the chapter; the second describes information organizations and provides examples to clarify their description; the third details some of the concepts that are important to understand the nature of information organizations—beginning with information needs and progressing to information flows and finally to information infrastructure. This section enables a reader to develop a customized information organizations sector—a topic that is covered in the fourth section. In the fifth section, material presented in the previous sections is used to present a library and a museum as examples of information organizations. The last section explains salient features ...

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