CHRONOLOGY OF INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
This chronology of Information Science and Technology has been prepared by Robert V. Williams, Univ. of South Carolina, College of Library and Information Science. The chronology should be considered a DRAFT version and all comments regarding corrections, changes, additions, etc. are welcome. Please e-mail me at: firstname.lastname@example.org regarding changes.
A number of links to other Web-based
information have been provided in this chronology. These include:
more detailed information on the pioneering individuals and organizations
covered in the Pioneers of Information Science
of North America Web site, a project of the American Society for Information
Science Special Interest Group History and Foundation of Information Science
(SIG/HFIS); the Chronology of Chemical
Information Science; and, various Web sites that contain information
and images relevant to the topic. In addition, sources have been
cited (and linked to) for most of the events cited in the chronology.
BIBLIOGRAPHY OF SOURCES
Website originally developed by Laird Whitmire, 1997; edited and revised by Lisa Gieskes, Spring, 2002.