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Information Science as an Interscience by Fanie de Beer

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Methodology and noology

Amazing prospects for library and information science

Here I explore the relevance of the important work of two internationally renowned intellectuals, Edgar Morin and Michel Serres. Their relevance for us working in information science and in information services relates to the fact that they both accept the challenge of the complexity of the reality of the world. They work out ways to deal and cope with the dynamics of these issues in the most significant way possible. They both have special ways of including information as central to their work, despite their disciplinary backgrounds and engagements. This fact gave me the freedom to expect that their work, given their enthusiasm about the central place of information ...

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