E-books: Information Science

  • Big Data for Managers: Creating Value book cover

    Big Data for Managers

    Creating Value, 1st Edition

    By Atal Malviya, Mike Malmgren

    In today’s fast growing digital world, the web, mobile, social networks and other digital platforms are producing enormous amounts of data that hold intelligence and valuable information. Correctly used it has the power to create sustainable value in different forms for businesses. The commonly…

    eBook – 2018-12-07

  • Cybernetics and Systems: Social and Business Decisions book cover

    Cybernetics and Systems

    Social and Business Decisions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sergio Barile, Raul Espejo, Igor Perko, Marialuisa Saviano

    Society is now facing challenges for which the traditional management toolbox is increasingly inadequate. Well-grounded theoretical frameworks, such as systems thinking and cybernetics, offer general level interpretation schemes and models that are capable of supporting understanding of complex…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge-Giappichelli Systems Management

  • The New Public Library: Design Innovation for the Twenty-First Century book cover

    The New Public Library

    Design Innovation for the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    By R. Thomas Hille

    The New Public Library is an in-depth design study of an exemplary collection of recent public libraries, and the historical precedents that have informed and inspired their development. An introductory overview presents seven critical themes that characterize public library design, past and…

    eBook – 2018-12-07

  • The Stances of e-Government: Policies, Processes and Technologies book cover

    The Stances of e-Government

    Policies, Processes and Technologies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Puneet Kumar, Vinod Kumar Jain, Kumar Sambhav Pareek

    This book focuses on the three inevitable facets of e-government, namely policies, processes and technologies. The policies discusses the genesis and revitalization of government policies; processes talks about ongoing e-government practices across developing countries; technology reveals…

    eBook – 2018-11-01
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • 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
    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 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 Revivals

  • Digital Interfacing: Action and Perception through Technology book cover

    Digital Interfacing

    Action and Perception through Technology, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Black

    This book takes the interface – or rather to interface, a process rather than a discrete object or location – as a concept emblematic of our contemporary embodied relationship with technological artefacts. The fundamental question addressed by this book is: How can we understand what it means to…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Dealing with Natural Disasters In libraries book cover

    Dealing with Natural Disasters In libraries

    1st Edition

    Edited by William Miller, Rita M Pellen

    Learn from those who actually dealt with disaster! Regardless of the type of library, natural disasters can have catastrophic effects on its collections and artifacts. Dealing with Natural Disasters in Libraries provides an inside look at different disasters and how diverse types of libraries dealt…

    eBook – 2018-10-24

  • The Changing Book: Transitions in Design, Production, and Preservation book cover

    The Changing Book

    Transitions in Design, Production, and Preservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nancy E Kraft, Holly Martin Huffman

    Discover the changes in books in this digital age Evolving digital formats have forced libraries’ approaches to paper book collections to change in ways unforeseen even a few years ago. The Changing Book: Transition in Design, Production, and Preservation takes an insightful look at the…

    eBook – 2018-10-24

  • Medical Librarian 2.0: Use of Web 2.0 Technologies in Reference Servics book cover

    Medical Librarian 2.0

    Use of Web 2.0 Technologies in Reference Servics, 1st Edition

    Edited by M. Sandra Wood

    Widespread use and acceptance of the World Wide Web in the home and office has eclipsed many other technological advances. Next-generation applications like wikis, podcasting, streaming video, virtual reference, RSS feeds, and blogs sit on the cutting edge of changes that will—and have already…

    eBook – 2018-10-24

  • Respect for Authority: Authority Control, Context Control, and Archival Description book cover

    Respect for Authority

    Authority Control, Context Control, and Archival Description, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jean Dryden

    Groundbreaking ideas in archival description and control Archival authority control is an often ambiguous label that embraces a potentially wide scope. In this active and quickly-evolving field, new methods of clarification are essential for successful archive management. The articles in Respect…

    eBook – 2018-10-24

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