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Librarianship and symbol-mediated communication

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Wright, H.C. ; Sch. of Libr. Inf. & Sci., Brigham Young Univ., UT, USA

This discussion moves from A. Kaplan's view of information as the formal structure of ideas to Mead's view of intersubjective communication, and thence to Popper's overview of reality. It presents a model of librarianship, identifies its components with K.R. Popper's three worlds, and concludes that librarianship is a technology of intellection not a technology of action

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System Sciences, 1989. Vol.IV: Emerging Technologies and Applications Track, Proceedings of the Twenty-Second Annual Hawaii International Conference on  (Volume:4 )

Date of Conference:

3-6 Jan 1989