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Getting Started

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Getting Started with Informatics




Recommended Readings on Informatics and Information Technology


  • Kling, R., & Star, S.L. (1998). Human centered systems in the perspective of organizational and social informatics. ACM SIGCAS Computers and Society, 28(1), 22-29. Retrieved November 17, 2006, from http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/277351.277356.


  • Kinf, R., Rosenbaum, H. & Sawyer, S. (2005). Understanding and Communicating Social Informatics: A Framework for Studying and Teaching the Human Contexts of Information and Communication Technologies(Buy the book)







  • Machlup, F. and Mansfield U. (eds.), (1983) The study of information: Interdisciplinary messages. John Wiley & Sons.



Relevant Websites


Here's a list of blogs, online magazines and newspapers, and other useful websites that regularly feature content related to information studies, information technology, and informatics.


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  • Information Communication and Society, 1998-present
  • History and Technology, 2002-present
  • Metascience, 2003-present
  • Perspectives on Science, 1998-present
  • Public Understanding of Science, 1992-present
  • Science as Culture, 2000-present
  • Science and Public Policy, 1999-present
  • Science in Context, 2001-present
  • Science, Technology, and Human Values 1978-2001
  • Science, Technology, and Human Values, 1999-present
  • Social Epistemology, 1999-present
  • Social Studies of Science, 1975-2001
  • Social Studies of Science, 1999-present
  • Technology and Culture, 1998-present
  • Technology in Society, 1979-present

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