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The Resource Historical information science : an emerging unidiscipline, Lawrence J. McCrank, (electronic resource)

Historical information science : an emerging unidiscipline, Lawrence J. McCrank, (electronic resource)

Label
Historical information science : an emerging unidiscipline
Title
Historical information science
Title remainder
an emerging unidiscipline
Statement of responsibility
Lawrence J. McCrank
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCrank, Lawrence J
Dewey number
020
LC call number
D16.2
LC item number
.M44 2001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • History
  • Historiography
  • Electronic records
  • History
  • Internet
  • Information technology
Label
Historical information science : an emerging unidiscipline, Lawrence J. McCrank, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 631-975) and indexes
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Preface: 1 -- Introduction 3 -- Chapter 1. Foundations and Definitions 15 -- Changing Times and Terms 16 -- Scientific Historicism, Method, and Technique 16 -- Historical and Information Work 24 -- Historical Information Science 37 -- Origins and Developments 59 -- Debated New Beginnings 59 -- Introspection and New Skepticism 66 -- Converging Technologies, Ideas, and Disciplines 75 -- Chapter 2. Reflexive Inspection: -- Information, Technology, and Culture 85 -- History Information: Bibliography and Use 85 -- Literature Searching and Bibliographic Control 85 -- Library Science and Historian Use Studies 120 -- Computer Literacy and History Computing Initiatives 139 -- History of Information Science and Technology 149 -- History of Information Institutions 151 -- History of Information Science 160 -- History of Information Technology 171 -- New Cultural Studies and Management 181 -- Collective Memory and Culture 183 -- Organizational Culture and Corporate Memory 208 -- Chapter 3. Sources and Evidence: -- Data and Electronic Archives 233 -- History-Archives Relations 234 -- Providers and Users: Rising Mutual Expectations 234 -- Archives Access: Description, Automation, and Retro-Conversion 241 -- Electronic Records and Archives 252 -- Historical Source Repositories: Confused Traditions 252 -- Data Archives 258 -- Crisis, Ferment, and Reform 266 -- Evidence and Risk Management 278 -- Data Warehouses: Re-engineering Electronic Archives 306 -- Chapter 4. New Historicism and Unidisciplinary History331 -- Diffusion and Confusion 331 -- Quantified Social Science History 341 -- Historical and Scientific Evidence 342 -- Analytic Tools 346 -- Problematic Data: Use and Interpretation 357 -- New History and New Science 381 -- Multi-dimensional Views 402 -- Narration and Visualization: Text and Image Analysis 407 -- Encoded Texts for Discourse and Literary Analysis 412 -- Images, Artifacts, and Art Information 446 -- Medieval Studies and Electronic Sources: Exemplary Syncretism 477 -- Chapter 5. Historical Information Science Issues495 -- Technology 495 -- Technological Obsolescence and Preservation 496 -- Retrospective Source Conversion 512 -- Description, Terminology, and Data Exchange 521 -- Software Solutions 530 -- Education and Training 541 -- Teaching History 542 -- Training Historians 574 -- Chapter 6. The Future of the Past 593 -- Conclusion 593 -- Epilogue 599 -- Appendices 603 -- Appendix A: Principles for Ni Development in the United States 603 -- Appendix B: Internet/WWW Information Sources: A Select List of URLs 604 -- General Internet/WWW Information 604 -- Archives Sites 604 -- Arts Sites 605 -- History Sites 606 -- Library Sites 606 -- Museum Sites 606 -- Project Sites 607 -- Appendix C: Functional Requirements of Recordkeeping Systems 610 -- Appendix D: Action Recommendations for Historical Associations 615 -- Membership 615 -- Associations 615 -- Appendix E: Historical Information Science -- Graduate Program Curricular Guide 617 -- Appendix F: Information Technology (IT) Development Timeline 621 -- Glossary 627 -- Definitions 627 -- Criteria for Scientific Evidence 628 -- References 631 -- About the Author 977 -- Subject Index 979 -- Author Name Index 1169
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000171845
Dimensions
26 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
ix, 1192 p.
Isbn
9781573870719
Lccn
00037008
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000171845
Label
Historical information science : an emerging unidiscipline, Lawrence J. McCrank, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 631-975) and indexes
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Preface: 1 -- Introduction 3 -- Chapter 1. Foundations and Definitions 15 -- Changing Times and Terms 16 -- Scientific Historicism, Method, and Technique 16 -- Historical and Information Work 24 -- Historical Information Science 37 -- Origins and Developments 59 -- Debated New Beginnings 59 -- Introspection and New Skepticism 66 -- Converging Technologies, Ideas, and Disciplines 75 -- Chapter 2. Reflexive Inspection: -- Information, Technology, and Culture 85 -- History Information: Bibliography and Use 85 -- Literature Searching and Bibliographic Control 85 -- Library Science and Historian Use Studies 120 -- Computer Literacy and History Computing Initiatives 139 -- History of Information Science and Technology 149 -- History of Information Institutions 151 -- History of Information Science 160 -- History of Information Technology 171 -- New Cultural Studies and Management 181 -- Collective Memory and Culture 183 -- Organizational Culture and Corporate Memory 208 -- Chapter 3. Sources and Evidence: -- Data and Electronic Archives 233 -- History-Archives Relations 234 -- Providers and Users: Rising Mutual Expectations 234 -- Archives Access: Description, Automation, and Retro-Conversion 241 -- Electronic Records and Archives 252 -- Historical Source Repositories: Confused Traditions 252 -- Data Archives 258 -- Crisis, Ferment, and Reform 266 -- Evidence and Risk Management 278 -- Data Warehouses: Re-engineering Electronic Archives 306 -- Chapter 4. New Historicism and Unidisciplinary History331 -- Diffusion and Confusion 331 -- Quantified Social Science History 341 -- Historical and Scientific Evidence 342 -- Analytic Tools 346 -- Problematic Data: Use and Interpretation 357 -- New History and New Science 381 -- Multi-dimensional Views 402 -- Narration and Visualization: Text and Image Analysis 407 -- Encoded Texts for Discourse and Literary Analysis 412 -- Images, Artifacts, and Art Information 446 -- Medieval Studies and Electronic Sources: Exemplary Syncretism 477 -- Chapter 5. Historical Information Science Issues495 -- Technology 495 -- Technological Obsolescence and Preservation 496 -- Retrospective Source Conversion 512 -- Description, Terminology, and Data Exchange 521 -- Software Solutions 530 -- Education and Training 541 -- Teaching History 542 -- Training Historians 574 -- Chapter 6. The Future of the Past 593 -- Conclusion 593 -- Epilogue 599 -- Appendices 603 -- Appendix A: Principles for Ni Development in the United States 603 -- Appendix B: Internet/WWW Information Sources: A Select List of URLs 604 -- General Internet/WWW Information 604 -- Archives Sites 604 -- Arts Sites 605 -- History Sites 606 -- Library Sites 606 -- Museum Sites 606 -- Project Sites 607 -- Appendix C: Functional Requirements of Recordkeeping Systems 610 -- Appendix D: Action Recommendations for Historical Associations 615 -- Membership 615 -- Associations 615 -- Appendix E: Historical Information Science -- Graduate Program Curricular Guide 617 -- Appendix F: Information Technology (IT) Development Timeline 621 -- Glossary 627 -- Definitions 627 -- Criteria for Scientific Evidence 628 -- References 631 -- About the Author 977 -- Subject Index 979 -- Author Name Index 1169
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000171845
Dimensions
26 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
ix, 1192 p.
Isbn
9781573870719
Lccn
00037008
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000171845

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