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Study on the Intension and Extension of Information Culture
1  Jinping Dai

Abstract: Information culture can be defined as a kind of cultural morphology in the information era which is formed through the entire revolution of human living style that is caused by social informationization process. It's based on the application of modern information technology, uses information industry and knowledge industry as its backbone, and takes the production, distribution, transmission, communication and using of information and knowledge as the contents of human activities. The definition of information culture in its broad sense is the culture in information society and information era; while in a narrow sense, it refers to the general name of new type of cultural morphology which is formed around these new technologies as modern computer technology, telecommunication technology and network technology. Though there are differences between broad-sense information culture and narrow-sense information culture, they still contain internal relation.
Keywords: information culture, intension and extension, new cultural morphology