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The importance of information management has exploded in recent years-both as a unique discipline within library and information science and as a prerequisite for many of today's top jobs. This comprehensive volume introduces the reader to the common topics and methodologies used in information management, including information behavior; environmental scanning and decision making; knowledge management; and strategic planning. Special sections focus on the business information culture; organizational assessments; information systems and strategies; and information management in healthcare. This is an ideal textbook for students of library and information science as well as professionals eager to take on the new challenge of managing information in organizations.