Cataloging the World: Paul Otlet and the Birth of the Information Age

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The dream of capturing and organizing knowledge is as old as history. From the archives of ancient Sumeria and the Library of Alexandria to the Library of Congress and Wikipedia, humanity has wrestled with the problem of harnessing its intellectual output. The timeless quest for wisdom has been as much about information storage and retrieval as creative genius. In Cataloging the World , Alex Wright introduces us to a figure who stands out in the long line of thinkers and idealists who devoted themselves to the task. ...

Cataloging the World: Paul Otlet and the Birth of the Information Age 2016, Audible Studios on Brilliance

ISBN-13: 9781511383967

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Cataloging the World: Paul Otlet and the Birth of the Information Age 2014, Oxford University Press, USA, New York

ISBN-13: 9780199931415

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