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Information Sciences

Information science (also known as information studies) is an academic field which is primarily concerned with analysis, collection, classification, manipulation, storage, retrieval, movement, dissemination, and protection of information. Practitioners within and outside the field study the application and the usage of knowledge in organizations in addition to the interaction between people, organizations, and any existing information systems with the aim of creating, replacing, improving, or understanding information systems. Historically, information science is associated with computer science, data science, psychology, technology, and intelligence agencies. However, information science also incorporates aspects of diverse fields such as archival science, cognitive science, commerce, law, linguistics, museology, management, mathematics, philosophy, public policy, and social sciences.

Metrics Summary

Total Publications
Lifetime
650,001
Prior Five Years
173,166
Total Citations
Lifetime
7,290,484
Prior Five Years
1,423,318
Total Scholars
Lifetime
102,802
Prior Five Years
60,504

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Scholars based on Top 20 Specialties

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