E-books: Information Science

  • Emotional and Cognitive Overload: The Dark Side of Information Technology book cover

    Emotional and Cognitive Overload

    The Dark Side of Information Technology

    By Anne-Françoise Rutkowski, Carol Saunders

    We live in a world of limitless information. With technology advancing at an astonishingly fast pace, we are challenged to adapt to robotics and automated systems that threaten to replace us. Both at home and at work, an endless range of devices and Information Technology (IT) systems place demands…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Routledge

  • Reconceptualizing Libraries: Perspectives from the Information and Learning Sciences book cover

    Reconceptualizing Libraries

    Perspectives from the Information and Learning Sciences

    Edited by Victor R. Lee, Abigail L. Phillips

    Reconceptualizing Libraries brings together cases and models developed by experts in the information and learning sciences to identify the potential for libraries to adapt and transform in the wake of new technologies for connected learning and discovery. Chapter authors explore the ways that the…

    eBook – 2018-08-15
    Routledge

  • Intellectual Property Rights and Emerging Technology: 3D Printing in China book cover

    Intellectual Property Rights and Emerging Technology

    3D Printing in China

    Edited by Hing Kai Chan, Hui Leng Choo, Onyeka Osuji, James Griffin

    3D printing poses many challenges to the traditional law of intellectual property (IP). This book develops a technical method to help overcome some of these legal challenges and difficulties. This is a collection of materials from empirical interviews, workshops and publications that have been…

    eBook – 2018-08-06
    Routledge

  • Electronic Engineering: Proceedings of the 4th International Conference of Electronic Engineering and Information Science (ICEEIS 2017), January 7-8, 2017, Haikou, P.R. China book cover

    Electronic Engineering

    Proceedings of the 4th International Conference of Electronic Engineering and Information Science (ICEEIS 2017), January 7-8, 2017, Haikou, P.R. China

    Edited by Dongxing Wang

    The 4th International Conference of Electronic Engineering and Information Science 2017 (ICEEIS2017) was held January 7-8, 2017 in Haikou, P.R. China. This conference was sponsored by the Harbin University of Science and Technology, China. The conference continued the tradition of gathering…

    eBook – 2018-07-27
    CRC Press

  • Making Sense of Field Research: A Practical Guide for Information Designers book cover

    Making Sense of Field Research

    A Practical Guide for Information Designers

    By Sheila Pontis

    Learn how to use field research to bring essential people-centred insights to your information design projects. Information design is recognized as the practice of making complex data and information understandable for a particular audience, but what’s often overlooked is the importance of…

    eBook – 2018-07-17
    Routledge

  • The Economic Philosophy of the Internet of Things book cover

    The Economic Philosophy of the Internet of Things

    By James Juniper

    To properly understand the nature of the digital economy we need to investigate the phenomenon of a "ubiquitous computing system" (UCS). As defined by Robin Milner, this notion implies the following characteristics: (i) it will continually make decisions hitherto made by us; (ii) it will be vast,…

    eBook – 2018-06-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Economics of Innovation

  • Becoming-Social in a Networked Age book cover

    Becoming-Social in a Networked Age

    By Neal Thomas

    This book examines the semiotic effects of protocols and algorithms at work in popular social media systems, bridging philosophical conversations in human-computer interaction (HCI) and information systems (IS) design with contemporary work in critical media, technology and software studies. Where…

    eBook – 2018-01-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • The Routledge Companion to Accounting Information Systems book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Accounting Information Systems

    Edited by Martin Quinn, Erik Strauss

    Information technology has permeated all walks of life in the past two decades. Accounting is no exception. Be it financial accounting, management accounting, or audit, information technology and systems have simplified daily tasks and routine work, simplified reporting, and changed how accounting…

    eBook – 2017-12-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

  • Building Lean, Building BIM: Improving Construction the Tidhar Way book cover

    Building Lean, Building BIM

    Improving Construction the Tidhar Way

    By Rafael Sacks, Samuel Korb, Ronen Barak

    Building Lean, Building BIM is the essential guide for any construction company that wants to implement Lean Construction and Building Information Modelling (BIM) to gain a strategic edge over their competition. The first of its kind, the book outlines the principles of Lean, the functionality of…

    eBook – 2017-12-06
    Routledge

  • Digital Technology and Sustainability: Engaging the Paradox book cover

    Digital Technology and Sustainability

    Engaging the Paradox

    Edited by Mike Hazas, Lisa Nathan

    This book brings together diverse voices from across the field of sustainable human computer interaction (SHCI) to discuss what it means for digital technology to support sustainability and how humans and technology can work together optimally for a more sustainable future. Contemporary…

    eBook – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Recent Advances in Information Technology book cover

    Recent Advances in Information Technology

    Edited by Waldemar Wójcik, Jan Sikora

    Information Technology is applicable in all areas of life. As a result, computer science is essential to imagine the modern world. Recent advances in information technology represents only a small part of today’s computing applications which were the subject of international cooperation between…

    eBook – 2017-10-24
    CRC Press

  • Cybercrime and Digital Forensics: An Introduction book cover

    Cybercrime and Digital Forensics

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Thomas J. Holt, Adam M. Bossler, Kathryn C. Seigfried-Spellar

    This book offers a comprehensive and integrative introduction to cybercrime. It provides an authoritative synthesis of the disparate literature on the various types of cybercrime, the global investigation and detection of cybercrime and the role of digital information, and the wider role of…

    eBook – 2017-10-16
    Routledge

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