E-books: Information Science

  • Teleworking for Library and Information Professionals book cover

    Teleworking for Library and Information Professionals

    By Monica Blake

    Considers teleworking among LIS staff, as well as teleworkers as users of LIS services.Information and ideas about the types of information work that are suitable for teleworking. Management issues, case studies, Further reading and list of Internet resources.…

    eBook – 2017-10-03
    Routledge

  • Fee-Based Services in Library and Information Centres book cover

    Fee-Based Services in Library and Information Centres

    By Sylvia Webb

    Previously titled Making a Charge for Library and Information Services, Fee Based Information Services provides an examination of charging for library and information services and the possible implications that this might bring to the profession. A number of extenisve case studies are given to…

    eBook – 2017-10-03
    Routledge

  • Knowledge Management: Linchpin of Change book cover

    Knowledge Management: Linchpin of Change

    By Sylvia P Webb

    This guide sets out the key considerations and provides some practical guidelines to assist in developing and operating an effective knowledge management function. Case studies demonstrate the ways in which different organisations have set about putting Knowledge Management into practice.Contents:…

    eBook – 2017-10-03
    Routledge

  • Preparing a Guide to your Library and Information Service book cover

    Preparing a Guide to your Library and Information Service

    By Sylvia P Webb (Series Editor)

    Discusses the choice of information that can be included as well as the different styles in which it can be presented.Covers not just the physical preparation but also distribution and publicity.Selected examples of interesting features.…

    eBook – 2017-10-03
    Routledge

  • Moving Your Library book cover

    Moving Your Library

    By Andrew McDonald

    Examines the essential elements of planning a move, and offers practical guidance to ensure minimum disruption to service.Topics covered include: planning; resources, equipment and furniture, staff, security, safety and insurance. Examines the opportunities for service review and development.…

    eBook – 2017-10-03
    Routledge

  • Participatory archives in a world of ubiquitous media book cover

    Participatory archives in a world of ubiquitous media

    Edited by Natalie Pang, Kai Khiun Liew, Brenda Chang

    The media environment of today is characterised by two critical factors: the development and adoption of ubiquitous mobile devices, and the strengthening of connectivity enabled by advances in ICT infrastructure and social media platforms. These developments have changed interactions and…

    eBook – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

  • RDA Around the World book cover

    RDA Around the World

    Edited by Marie-France Plassard, Gordon Dunsire

    This book provides a snapshot of the implementation in various countries around the world of the international cataloging standard RDA: resource description and access. All stages of implementing a new standard are covered, from initial assessment and impact analysis through translation, staff…

    eBook – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

  • The Governance of Online Expression in a Networked World book cover

    The Governance of Online Expression in a Networked World

    Edited by Helena Carrapico, Benjamin Farrand

    In recent years, we have witnessed the mushrooming of pro- democracy and protest movements not only in the Arab world, but also within Europe and the Americas. Such movements have ranged from popular upheavals, like in Tunisia and Egypt, to the organization of large-scale demonstrations against…

    eBook – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

  • Urban Informatics: Collaboration at the nexus of policy, technology and design, people and data book cover

    Urban Informatics

    Collaboration at the nexus of policy, technology and design, people and data

    Edited by Kristene Unsworth, Andrea Forte, Richardson Dilworth

    Information shapes urban spaces in ways that most people rarely stop to consider. From data-driven planning to grassroots activism to influencing the routes we walk, bike, and drive, new information technologies are helping city dwellers to leverage information in new ways. These technologies shape…

    eBook – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

  • Using Emerging Technologies to Develop Professional Learning book cover

    Using Emerging Technologies to Develop Professional Learning

    Edited by Jean Murray, Warren Kidd

    Internationally, there is a growing body of research about learners’ responses to, and uses of, emerging technologies. However, the adoption of these technologies in teachers’ professional development is still largely under-researched. Much of the existing literature still positions teachers as…

    eBook – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

  • The Financial Services Sourcebook book cover

    The Financial Services Sourcebook

    By Robert Cunnew, Alison Scammell

    Provides a first port of call for those seeking information sources in a sector that has undergone tremendous change in recent years. Includes information on banks and building societies, insurance companies, investment funds and pension funds.Highlights essential reference works, consumer…

    eBook – 2017-09-29
    Routledge

  • Digital Memory Studies: Media Pasts in Transition book cover

    Digital Memory Studies

    Media Pasts in Transition

    Edited by Andrew Hoskins

    Digital media, networks and archives reimagine and revitalize individual, social and cultural memory but they also ensnare it, bringing it under new forms of control. Understanding these paradoxical conditions of remembering and forgetting through today’s technologies needs bold interdisciplinary…

    eBook – 2017-09-27
    Routledge

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