E-books: Information Science

  • The Rise and Development of FinTech: Accounts of Disruption from Sweden and Beyond book cover

    The Rise and Development of FinTech

    Accounts of Disruption from Sweden and Beyond

    Edited by Robin Teigland, Shahryar Siri, Anthony Larsson, Alejandro Moreno Puertas, Claire Ingram Bogusz

    This comprehensive guide serves to illuminate the rise and development of FinTech in Sweden, with the Internet as the key underlying driver. The multiple case studies examine topics such as: the adoption of online banking in Sweden; the identification and classification of different FinTech…

    eBook – 2018-02-15
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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

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