Introduction to Information

The above video is Mike Eisenberg of the iSchool in Washington, while searching for a video I was hoping to find something that reflected what my profession does, however to simplify the topic of “Information Studies”.

Mr. Eisenberg speaks about the transformation of information and how we got to this point, he brings in

1. Information Production and how this increased over time

2. Information Storage and how this also increased over time

3. Information transmission being the fastest of all to adapt

4. Human Comprehension which to truly amaze us has not changed one bit.

As librarians we need to keep meeting these changes and find how people now interact with information.

I hope you like this introduction to information and how society is changing around it and how libraries are now more than ever at the core to this new switch in society.