Geoffrey Yeo. Records, Information and Data: Exploring the Role of Record-keeping in an Information Culture. London, UK: Facet Publishing, 2018. 208p. Paper, $94.00 (ISBN 978-1-78330-226-0).

Michael Ryan

Abstract

What difference does it make if we are imprecise about how we use words? What difference does it make if we are unwilling or unable to distinguish among “records,” “information,” and “data”? Plenty, according to Geoffrey Yeo, in this, his latest attempt to think clearly and authoritatively about archival records “in an information culture.”

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