ASIS&T SIG HFIS : History & Foundations of Information Science

Association for Information Science & Technology :

Links & Resources


The following journals have accepted articles on the history and philosophy of information science:


Web Resources

Related Organizations

  • The Communication and Information Technologies Section of the American Social Association has some cognate interests with HFIS:
  • The Special Interest Group on Computers, Information and Society ( of the Society for the History of Technology ( has more than two hundred members and a well developed website holding links, resources, and example syllabi related to the history of information technology and its use.
  • The American Library Association has a Library History Roundtable: which hosts a Library History Seminar every five years (e.g., 2005, 2010, 2015).