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Information Science at City University London

David Bawden (Department of Information Science, City University London, London, UK)

Aslib Proceedings

ISSN: 0001-253X

Article publication date: 12 July 2007

Abstract

Purpose

The paper seeks to introduce a special issue of Aslib Proceedings, which contains a series of papers written by staff and research students at the Department of Information Science, City University London.

Design/methodology/approach

This introductory paper introduces the other papers in the special issue and sets them in context.

Findings

This editorial argues that the information science discipline, which has always been the focus of City's research and scholarship, is a valid academic discipline with a positive future.

Originality/value

The paper points out the particular strengths and historical continuity of the City Information Science Department.

Keywords

Citation

Bawden, D. (2007), "Information Science at City University London", Aslib Proceedings, Vol. 59 No. 4/5, pp. 305-306. https://doi.org/10.1108/00012530710817537

Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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