Dictionary of Information Science and Technology (2nd Edition) (2 Volumes)

Dictionary of Information Science and Technology (2nd Edition) (2 Volumes)

Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
Release Date: December, 2012|Copyright: © 2013 |Pages: 1010
ISBN13: 9781466626249|ISBN10: 1466626240|EISBN13: 9781466626744|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-2624-9


The 2nd edition of the Dictionary of Information Science and Technology is a compilation of more than 12,000 of the latest terms and definitions as they pertain to all aspects of the information and technology field. This extensive collection of terms and acronyms in the ever-changing world of information science and technology keeps researchers, practitioners, educators, and students equipped with current knowledge of key scientific and technical words. The Dictionary of Information Science and Technology (2nd Edition) is released in relation to IGI Global’s premier InfoSci®-Dictionary database of 30,000 easy-to-reference definitions of the most recent reference book releases. Both are an essential reference for libraries and individuals around the world.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Accounting information systems
  • Data Warehouse Mining
  • Database Management and Technology
  • Decision Support Systems Technologies
  • Distance Education Technologies
  • E-Commerce, E-Government, and Mobile Commerce
  • End User Computing
  • Global IT Management
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • IT Business Value
  • IT Personnel
  • Knowledge Management
  • Mobile Computing
  • Multimedia Information Management
  • Open Source Technology and Systems
  • Software Engineering
  • Telecommunications
  • Virtual Communities and IT

Reviews and Testimonials

Researchers, students, and professionals in the field will find themselves turning to this timely reference repeatedly. Academic libraries supporting the various disciplines compromising information science and technology will find this title in demand.

– Tom Gilson, Associate Editor, Against the Grain

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A., received his Doctorate in Business Administration from the Nova Southeastern University (Florida, USA). Dr. Khosrow-Pour taught undergraduate and graduate information system courses at the Pennsylvania State University – Harrisburg for almost 20 years. He is currently Executive Editor at IGI Global (www.igi-global.com). He also serves as Executive Director of the Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) (www.irma-international.org) and Executive Director of the World Forgotten Children’s Foundation (www.world-forgotten-children.org). He is the author/editor of more than 100 books in information technology management. He is also currently the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Green Computing, International Journal of Library and Information Services, International Journal of E-Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and International Journal of Natural Computing Research, and is also the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Information Resources Management Journal, Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations, Journal of Cases on Information Technology, and the Journal of Information Technology Research, and has authored more than 50 articles published in various conference proceedings and scholarly journals.