American International Journal of Social Science

ISSN 2325-4149(Print), ISSN 2325-4165(Online) DIO: 10.30845/aijss

A Critical Review of the Literature to Understand What Information Science is and How It Differs from Other Sciences
Ali A. Albar

This article provides an analytical literature review of the field of information science and discusses recent definitions, terms, and concepts to recognize the kind of science that information science could be. It also analyzes major concepts in information science field such as information behavior, information seeking, and information use. The article shows that information science field could cover many disciplines under its big umbrella, and many shared aspects such as human behavior and interaction could be measured differently in information science field.

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