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The information : a history, a theory, a flood
    Gleick, James.
Publisher: Pantheon Books,
Pub date: 2011.
Pages: 526 p. :
ISBN: 9780375423727
Item info: 3 copies available at Elmira - Central (Steele) Library, Penn Yan Public Library, and Wellsville - David A. Howe Public Library.
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Elmira - Central (Steele) Library Copies Material Location
020.9 G556 1 Adult NonFiction Book Standard shelving location
Penn Yan Public Library Copies Material Location
020.9 GLE 1 Adult NonFiction Book Nonfiction
Wellsville - David A. Howe Public Library Copies Material Location
020.9 GLE 1 Adult NonFiction Book Adult Stacks
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Leader am8a
key ocn607975727
Data source OCoLC
Fixed field data 100621s2011 nyua b 001 0 eng
LCCN 2010023221
ISBN 9780375423727 : $29.95
ISBN 0375423729
Cataloging Source DLC DLC BTCTA YDXCP
LC Call Number Z665 .G547 2011
Dewey Decimal Classification Number 020.9 22
Personal Author Gleick, James.
Title The information : a history, a theory, a flood / James Gleick.
Publication info New York : Pantheon Books, 2011.
Projected pub date 1101
Physical description 526 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Drums that talk -- Persistence of the word -- Two wordbooks -- To throw the powers of thought into wheel-work -- A nervous system for the Earth -- New wires, new logic -- Information theory -- The informational turn -- Entropy and its demons -- Life's own code -- Into the meme pool -- The sense of randomness -- Information is physical -- After the flood -- New news every day.
Held by ELMIRA CORNING PENNYAN WELLSVILLE
Subject term Information science--History.
Subject term Information society.