Social Informatics: 25 years development of the Russian Scientific School

Describes the history of formation, present state and prospects of development of Social Informatics as current trends in science and education. Shows distinctive features of the Russian scientific school of Social Informatics and its priority in the formation and development of this direction. Perspective directions of researches in the conditions of formation of the Global Information Society. The necessity of a broader consideration of Social Informatics in education and research training.