Information Science as an Interdisciplinary Science


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Information science, Interdisciplinary, User-centered approach, Information Communication and Technology, Information Theory


         The purpose of this study is to examine what kind of science information science can be and whether the information science is interdisciplinary in nature. The key finding demonstrates that the field of information science has close relationships with the fields of computer science, information technology, human computer interaction, and other fields. With the advent of information communication and technology, the information science has shifted towards user-centered approach and it has played an important role in human information interaction. Therefore, information science would be defined as the interaction between users, information, communication, and technology.