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information science The branch of knowledge concerned with the storage, organization, retrieval, processing, and dissemination of information. The term was coined in the aftermath of the spread of computers and the corresponding revolution in information-handling techniques. Information science therefore inevitably pays substantial attention to, but is not confined to, what can be achieved with computers.

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information science

in·for·ma·tion sci·ence • n. Comput. the study of processes for storing and retrieving information, esp. scientific or technical information.

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