Libraries and Social Intelligence: Experiences from the Third World

  • Björn Tell

Abstract

Scientific and technical information (STI) is made by and for people. Even if we believe in the universality of science and technology, different people may perceive STI in a variety of ways. Already because of the overflow of information, the task to grasp the meaning of STI and to judge its credibility, its exhaustiveness, its applicability, as well as its limitation for development work is for the industrialized countries not only formidable, but also a task which gives rise to different interpretations, and even contradictions.

Keywords

Europe Petroleum Malaysia Argentina Stake 

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Notes

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© Jan Annerstedt and Andrew Jamison 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Björn Tell
    • 1
  1. 1.University of LundSweden

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