E-books: Information Science

  • Creating Smart Cities book cover

    Creating Smart Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Claudio Coletta, Leighton Evans, Liam Heaphy, Rob Kitchin

    In cities around the world, digital technologies are utilized to manage city services and infrastructures, to govern urban life, to solve urban issues and to drive local and regional economies. While "smart city" advocates are keen to promote the benefits of smart urbanism – increased efficiency,…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • International Perspectives on Information Systems: A Social and Organisational Dimension book cover

    International Perspectives on Information Systems

    A Social and Organisational Dimension, 1st Edition

    Edited by Savvas Katsikdes, Graham Orange

    First published in 1998, this book addresses the increasingly important social and organisational issues of information systems development both at the operational level and within a wider social context. Reflecting the environmental issues surrounding the development of information systems and the…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Managing the Economics of Owning, Leasing and Contracting Out Information Services book cover

    Managing the Economics of Owning, Leasing and Contracting Out Information Services

    1st Edition

    By Anne Woodsworth, James F. Williams II

    First published in 1993, the purpose of this book is to identify and describe the most important factors that must be considered in making decisions about the optimal ways to provide access to information – in short, the best way to use the humans, the machines, and the intangible resources known…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • BIM and Big Data for Construction Cost Management book cover

    BIM and Big Data for Construction Cost Management

    1st Edition

    By Weisheng Lu, Chi Cheung Lai, Tung Tse

    This book is designed to help practitioners and students in a wide range of construction project management professions to understand what building information modelling (BIM) and big data could mean for them and how they should prepare to work successfully on BIM-compliant projects and maintain…

    eBook – 2018-10-11
    Routledge

  • Advances of DNA Computing in Cryptography book cover

    Advances of DNA Computing in Cryptography

    1st Edition

    Edited by Suyel Namasudra, Ganesh Chandra Deka

    This book discusses the current technologies of cryptography using DNA computing. Various chapters of the book will discuss the basic concepts of cryptography, steganography, basic concepts of DNA and DNA computing, approaches of DNA computing in cryptography, security attacks, practical…

    eBook – 2018-10-10
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

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

    Emotional and Cognitive Overload

    The Dark Side of Information Technology, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-10-03
    Routledge

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

    Reconceptualizing Libraries

    Perspectives from the Information and Learning Sciences, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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

    1st Edition

    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

  • Information, Computer and Application Engineering: Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Technology and Computer Application Engineering (ITCAE 2014), Hong Kong, China, 10-11 December 2014 book cover

    Information, Computer and Application Engineering

    Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Technology and Computer Application Engineering (ITCAE 2014), Hong Kong, China, 10-11 December 2014, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hsiang-Chuan Liu, Wen-Pei Sung, Wenli Yao

    This proceedings volume brings together peer-reviewed papers presented at the International Conference on Information Technology and Computer Application Engineering, held 10-11 December 2014, in Hong Kong, China. Specific topics under consideration include Computational Intelligence, Computer…

    eBook – 2018-06-12
    CRC Press

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