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Handbook of Research on Cloud-Based STEM Education for Improved Learning Outcomes
Hence, Information fields are the domains which are directly as well as indirectly related to information activities which include collection, selection, organization, processing, management & dissemination of information.
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Cloud Computing: An Agent of Promoting Interdisciplinary Sciences, Especially Information Science and I-Schools – Emerging Techno-Educational Scenario
Prantosh Kr. Paul (Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST), India)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-9924-3.ch016
Cloud is, in today's age, one of the important and valuable names not only in computing but also in all most all the fields of science, technology and engineering and even in several branches of humanities and social science—the reason behind this is its ultimate benefit of virtualization and elasticity of IT products. This is actually a type of virtualization; here computing is geared up with the wonderful virtual platform which provides a remote accessibility of hardware, software, IT resources, as well as application packages. Interestingly, ‘Cloud' also supports the green agenda of the organization and society. There are so many subjects and domains gaining or injecting the cloud benefit to their services. The information field and domain is more close to the computing and information technology, but it has another core agenda of information activities, which include collection, selection, organization, processing, management, and dissemination of information; here, cloud plays a potential and healthy role.
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Education for Library and Information Science Professionals
A group of schools/colleges that focus on the discipline of information with programs in information architecture, information technology, information science, knowledge management, librarianship, and other disciplines associated with the production, organization, and use of information.
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