Session Held at the 1998 ASIS Annual Meeting

Title: Theories of Information Science. Co-sponsored with SIG/ED


Thomas Froehlich, Intellectual property: An Oxymoron?

Bernd Frohmann, Cultural Studies of Information Science

Pertti Vakkari, Growth of Theory in Information Science

Brief description:

There are intermittent complaints that Information Science lacks theory. This session, the fifth annual session on theories of Information Science, provided a forum for theoretical work in Information Science. Speakers from three different countries (U.S., Canada, and Finland) examined theory relating to the conference theme, "Information Access in the Global Information Economy."