Information Explosion

Authored by: Ronald E. Day

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, Fourth Edition

Print publication date:  November  2017
Online publication date:  November  2017

Print ISBN: 9781466552593
eBook ISBN: 9781315116143
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This entry discusses the concept of the information explosion as an empirical phenomenon and, more so, as a discursive concept. The term is discussed in relation to discourses on the information society and in relation to the concept of information overload.

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