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Editorial:Once Again, What is Identity of LIS?. Research on Information Science & Public Libraries. 2019; 25 (4) :547-552
URL: http://publij.ir/article-1-2208-en.html
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Identity is very important for anything and everybody without which no definition can be provided. Naming is the first step, but the real identity depends on how one introduces himself by acts a and practice. Disciplines, like human beings, must have identity and definition. LIS/KIS has tried to find and develop its identity. Nowadays some believe that LIS/KIS is information-based while others maintain that retrieval as a result of information storage constitutes the definitional characteristic of LIS/KIS. Here, a new definition is given as follows:
LIS/KIS is a science of retrieval and dissemination of information and knowledge which discusses briefly the information and knowledge through considering the horizontal and vertical relations between the specialized terms in any disciplines, in order to help individual and collective users in terms of relevance, accuracy, speed and benefit.
 
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Type of Study: qualitative | Subject: Libraries Services for Special Groups
Received: 2020/03/5 | Accepted: 2020/03/5 | Published: 2020/03/5 | ePublished: 2020/03/5

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