information in the information age
Download
Skip this Video
Download Presentation
Information in the Information Age

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 39

Information in the Information Age - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 231 Views
  • Uploaded on

Information in the Information Age. Information in the Information Age. We thought we knew what information is. Information in the Information Age. We thought we knew what information is. Then along came Postmodernism . Information in the Information Age.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Information in the Information Age' - KeelyKia


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
information in the information age2

Information in the Information Age

We thought we knew what information is.

information in the information age3

Information in the Information Age

We thought we knew what information is.

Then along came Postmodernism

information in the information age4

Information in the Information Age

We thought we knew what information is.

Then along came Postmodernism

Along came the electronic age

information in the information age5

Information in the Information Age

We thought we knew what information is.

Then along came Postmodernism

Along came the electronic age

Along came alternate forms of publication

information in the information age6

Information in the Information Age

Now “information” is an exceedingly mixed bag

information in the information age7

Information in the Information Age

Now “information” is an exceedingly mixed bag

How did we get here?

information in the information age8

Information in the Information Age

Before there was print:

Information was “traditional”

information in the information age9

Information in the Information Age

Before there was print:

Information was “traditional”

Reliability of information was crucial

information in the information age10

Information in the Information Age

Before there was print:

Information was “traditional”

Reliability of information was crucial

Unauthorized critique of information or creation of new knowledge was dangerous

information in the information age11

Information in the Information Age

Before there was print:

Information was “traditional”

Reliability of information was crucial

Unauthorized critique of information or creation of new knowledge was dangerous

Development of new knowledge was slow

information in the information age12

Information in the Information Age

Reading and writing:

Knowledge could be preserved in print

information in the information age13

Information in the Information Age

Reading and writing:

Knowledge could be preserved in print

People could pay more attention to discovery

information in the information age14

Information in the Information Age

Reading and writing:

Knowledge could be preserved in print

People could pay more attention to discovery

Keepers of knowledge were more elite than in oral societies

information in the information age15

Information in the Information Age

The Printing Press:

Multiple copies made information more secure

information in the information age16

Information in the Information Age

The Printing Press:

Multiple copies made information more secure

More people could access the knowledge base

information in the information age17

Information in the Information Age

The Printing Press:

Multiple copies made information more secure

More people could access the knowledge base

Elitism of knowledge keepers was attacked

information in the information age18

Information in the Information Age

The Printing Press:

Multiple copies made information more secure

More people could access the knowledge base

Elitism of knowledge keepers was attacked

Possibility of new discovery was multiplied

information in the information age19

Information in the Information Age

The Printing Press:

Multiple copies made information more secure

More people could access the knowledge base

Elitism of knowledge keepers was attacked

Possibility of new discovery was multiplied

Subject Disciplines organized knowledge

information in the information age20

Information in the Information Age

Enter the Internet:

Gatekeepers no longer crucial; free speech reigns

information in the information age21

Information in the Information Age

Enter the Internet:

Gatekeepers no longer crucial; free speech reigns

More ability to create and acquire information than ever before in human history

information in the information age22

Information in the Information Age

Enter the Internet:

Gatekeepers no longer crucial; free speech reigns

More ability to create and acquire information than ever before in human history

The readers become the gatekeepers

information in the information age23

Information in the Information Age

Information Today: The State of the Art

Books

information in the information age24

Information in the Information Age

Information Today: The State of the Art

Books

Traditional publishing is continuing

information in the information age25

Information in the Information Age

Information Today: The State of the Art

Books

Traditional publishing is continuing

E-book publishing is advancing slowly

information in the information age26

Information in the Information Age

Information Today: The State of the Art

Books

Traditional publishing is continuing

E-book publishing is advancing slowly

Print-on-demand is opening new opportunities

information in the information age27

Information in the Information Age

Information Today: The State of the Art

Journals and Magazines

information in the information age28

Information in the Information Age

Information Today: The State of the Art

Journals and Magazines

E-journals are dominating; print is dying

information in the information age29

Information in the Information Age

Information Today: The State of the Art

Journals and Magazines

E-journals are dominating; print is dying

Scholarship is being maintained

information in the information age30

Information in the Information Age

Information Today: The State of the Art

Journals and Magazines

E-journals are dominating; print is dying

Scholarship is being maintained

The Open Access movement is growing (http://www.doaj.org/)

information in the information age31

Information in the Information Age

Information Today: The State of the Art

The World Wide Web

information in the information age32

Information in the Information Age

Information Today: The State of the Art

The World Wide Web

Searching for a better search engine

information in the information age33

Information in the Information Age

Information Today: The State of the Art

The World Wide Web

Searching for a better search engine

Cataloging the Web

information in the information age34

Information in the Information Age

Information Today: The State of the Art

The World Wide Web

Searching for a better search engine

Cataloging the Web

Better instruction for users

information in the information age35

Information in the Information Age

Information Today: The State of the Art

Web 2.0

Includes everything about the WWW that is interactive

Blogs, wikis, RSS feeds, forums, chat, e-mail, MySpace, Facebook, Second Life and so on

Does social interaction lead to better information?

information in the information age36

Information in the Information Age

Information Today: The State of the Art

Not All Information is Informative

information in the information age37

Information in the Information Age

Information Today: The State of the Art

Not All Information is Informative

Information needs to “inform.”

information in the information age38

Information in the Information Age

Information Today: The State of the Art

Not All Information is Informative

Information needs to “inform.”

As gatekeeping diminishes there is more freedom but more responsibility as well

information in the information age39

Information in the Information Age

Information Today: The State of the Art

Not All Information is Informative

Information needs to “inform.”

As gatekeeping diminishes there is more freedom but more responsibility as well

Do you have the skills to evaluate the information you use?

ad