Application of Ranganathans’ Five Laws to the World Wide Web

Noruzi Alireza

Abstract


The study analyzes the World Wide Web and raises a significant question 'Does the Web save the time of the users?' This question is analyzed in the context of Five Laws of the Library Science adopted for the Web by the author.  The Five Laws of the World Wide Web are meant to be elemental, to convey a deep understanding and capture the essential meaning of the  Web. These laws may seem simplistic, but in fact they express a simple, crystal-clear vision of what the Web ought to be. Moreover, they are intended to echo the simplicity of Ranganathans’ Five Laws of Library Science, which inspired them.

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World Wide Web, Ranganathans’ Laws, Five Laws of Library Science

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