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: As our world is becoming more interconnected and interdependent, information is becoming a vital and important aspect of life. The term "information" is used differently by individuals in different walks of life. This book reflects the growing convergence among the several disciplines that concern themselves with information and information science. The book covers information systems, the information society, information economics, the information profession, information protection, and knowledge management, in addition to the basic concepts of information, communication, and information science. It addresses these related domains in a way that demonstrates the unities across the fields, while also recognizing their uniquely distinguishing characteristics.