The information portal correspondent to the book Information markets – A Strategic Guideline for the i-Commerce. Its main targets are professionals coming from information science, IT or Information management groups, and also other managers and students who are interested in this subject. 

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Book 'Informationmarkets'
Information markets – A Strategic Guideline for the I-Commerce is compendium of  i-Commerce, exploring the  commercial  usage of digital information (such as content and related software).
By providing a larger overview about economic, as well as scientific activities in the area, the book not only gives a strategic guideline to analyze markets and their long term development, but also offers a set of possible solutions in order to succeed on the market.


Bookcover German Book version

Furthermore we would like to thank our publisher for the support and the ability to publish the book on this website.

Follow these links to order the eBook or the printed version from the publisher in English.

There is also a printed German version of the book available on the publisher website and Amazon.


For your information, recent post-publish reviews are available in the following journals:

The Information Society (TIS), 28 (2012), pp. 348-349:

Information Markets: A Strategic Guideline for the I-Commerce, a cooperative project by economist Frank Linde and information scientist Wolfgang G. Stock, has been written from an information economics perspective. … As an all-inclusive reference work this book is of value for a variety of audiences including professors, scientists, practitioners, students, researchers, authorities, policymakers, decision makers, information technology (IT) managers, and others.“

Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 63 (2012), pp. 1477-1479.

„… the book treats important aspects of information markets from novel perspectives that are both timely and relevant to LIS. As such, it warrants a place in individual and institutional collections.“



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