volume 63, issue 1/2, P138-155 2014
DOI: 10.1108/lr-08-2013-0103
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Fredrick Kiwuwa Lugya

Abstract: Purpose – The convergence of librarianship and information science to form library and information science (LIS) is seen as a recent phenomenon, with the term “information science” originally focused on the application of computers to library operations and services. LIS as a science and multidisciplinary field applies the practice and perspective of information with the aim of answering important questions related to the activities of a target group. As a science, LIS is more t…

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