Scientific and Technical Information Systems
The Great Library of Alexandria by O. Von Corven
While the field of information science is almost as old as knowledge itself, the integration of information systems with computer technology affected significantly the ways in which people accessed, used, stored, disseminated, and classified information.
In order to document the history of information sciences as it relates to the preservation, organization, and utilization of scientific knowledge, the Eugene Garfield Foundation sponsored the collection of twenty-one oral histories with individuals who made tremendous contributions to scientific and technical information systems.
Individuals interviewed for this collection are:
Click here for a more detailed description of each of the oral histories in this collection.