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Author Wright, Alex, 1966-

Title Glut : mastering information through the ages / Alex Wright.

Publication Info. Washington, D.C. : Joseph Henry Press, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
 South Windsor Public Library - Non Fiction  020.9 WRIGHT    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  020.9 WRIGHT c.2  Check Shelf
Description viii, 286 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-269) and index.
Contents Networks and hierarchies -- Family trees and the tree of life -- The ice age information explosion -- The age of alphabets -- Illuminating the dark age -- A steam engine of the mind -- The astral power station -- The encyclopedic revolution -- The moose that roared -- The industrial library -- The Web that wasn't -- Memories of the future.
Subject Information organization -- History.
Information storage and retrieval systems -- History.
Information society -- History.
ISBN 9780309102384
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