information science

/ɪnfəˈmeɪʃən saɪəns/ (say infuh'mayshuhn suyuhns)

the study of the methods and means by which information is processed and conveyed, especially with reference to computer storage and retrieval systems.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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