Title Cataloging the world : Paul Otlet and the birth of the information age / Alex Wright.
Author Wright, Alex, 1966-
Detail 350 p. : ill : 22 cm
Abstract 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
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