E-books: Information Science

  • An Education in Facebook?: Higher Education and the World's Largest Social Network book cover

    An Education in Facebook?

    Higher Education and the World's Largest Social Network, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Kent, Tama Leaver

    An Education in Facebook? examines and critiques the role of Facebook in the evolving landscape of higher education. At times a mandated part of classroom use, at others an informal network for students, Facebook has become an inevitable component of college life, acting alternately as an…

    eBook – 2014-07-11
    Routledge

  • Metadata Best Practices and Guidelines: Current Implementation and Future Trends book cover

    Metadata Best Practices and Guidelines

    Current Implementation and Future Trends, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jung-ran Park

    Metadata best practices and guidelines function as an essential mechanism for metadata planning, application and management, and interoperability. There has been a rapidly growing body of digital repositories and collections; accordingly, a wide range of digital projects and initiatives have…

    eBook – 2014-07-10
    Routledge

  • Las Maquiladoras: Assembly and Manufacturing Plants on the United States-Mexico Border: An International Guide book cover

    Las Maquiladoras: Assembly and Manufacturing Plants on the United States-Mexico Border

    An International Guide, 1st Edition

    By Martin Sable

    Here is a one-stop research resource on the assembly and manufacturing plants on the U.S.-Mexico border, termed Maquiladoras. A combination bibliography and directory, Las Maquiladoras focuses on various aspects of the American-owned companies that are located in Mexico and employ Mexican…

    eBook – 2014-07-10
    Routledge

  • Legal Issues for Library and Information Managers book cover

    Legal Issues for Library and Information Managers

    1st Edition

    By William Z Nasri

    Here is a useful and readable volume about important and controversial legal issues of concern to all library managers and information professionals. Learn the implications of the complex, relevant laws on collective bargaining, privacy of circulation files, employee record keeping, personnel…

    eBook – 2014-07-10
    Routledge

  • Online Ecological and Environmental Data book cover

    Online Ecological and Environmental Data

    1st Edition

    By Virginia Ann Baldwin

    Discover important Internet resources for research data made public individually and collectively by researchers from a variety of entities in the fields of environmental studies and ecology Online Ecological and Environmental Data explores innovative projects from a diverse array of institutions…

    eBook – 2014-06-23
    Routledge

  • Managing Multiculturalism and Diversity in the Library: Principles and Issues for Administrators book cover

    Managing Multiculturalism and Diversity in the Library

    Principles and Issues for Administrators, 1st Edition

    By Mark Winston

    Discover ways to raise staff awareness regarding diversity!Managing Multiculturalism and Diversity In the Library: Principals and Issues for Administrators is an academic guide to diversity issues such as affirmative action, career development of minorities in the library science profession, racism…

    eBook – 2014-06-23
    Routledge

  • Innovations in Science and Technology Libraries book cover

    Innovations in Science and Technology Libraries

    1st Edition

    By Rita Pellen, William Miller

    Catch up with the many innovations now affecting sci/tech libraries! The twenty-four chapters in Innovations in Science and Technology Libraries discuss the creation of digital collections, e-repositories, personalized Web environments, and discipline-specific Web sites for students and…

    eBook – 2014-06-17
    Routledge

  • Best Practices in Access Services book cover

    Best Practices in Access Services

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lori L. Driscoll, W. Bede Mitchell

    Access Services departments in libraries have become highly complex organizations responsible for a broad range of functions, often including circulation, reserves, interlibrary lending and borrowing, document delivery, stacks maintenance, building security, photocopying, and providing general…

    eBook – 2014-06-11
    Routledge

  • Perspectives in Medical Geography: Theory and Applications for Librarians book cover

    Perspectives in Medical Geography

    Theory and Applications for Librarians, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amy J. Blatt

    Medical geography is a fascinating area of rapidly evolving study that aims to analyse and improve worldwide health issues based on the geographical factors which have an impact on them. Perspectives in Medical Geography will appeal to both novice and seasoned researchers looking to be informed on…

    eBook – 2014-06-11
    Routledge

  • Building Excellence: The Rewards and Challenges of Integrating Research into the Undergraduate Curriculum book cover

    Building Excellence

    The Rewards and Challenges of Integrating Research into the Undergraduate Curriculum, 1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine N. Dulmus, Karen M. Sowers

    Social work curriculum changes that really work.The Boyer Report and the Council on Social Work Education have placed expectations on universities and social work programs to make sure undergraduate students know how to develop, use, and communicate empirically-based knowledge. Building Excellence…

    eBook – 2014-06-11
    Routledge

  • Research Collections and Digital Information book cover

    Research Collections and Digital Information

    1st Edition

    By Sul H Lee

    Learn how electronic texts can save you money!The new technologies that have revolutionized information storage and retrieval demand commensurate changes in librarianship. Research Collections and Digital Information explores the practical and theoretical impact of new information technologies on…

    eBook – 2014-06-11
    Routledge

  • Popular Culture in a New Age book cover

    Popular Culture in a New Age

    1st Edition

    By Marshall Fishwick

    With a Foreword by Dr. Fishwick's student--Tom Wolfe.This book redefines popular culture in the light of the revolutionary changes brought about by the information revolution and the digital divide. It explores the phenomenal growth and extension of popular culture in the last decade and ties in…

    eBook – 2014-06-11
    Routledge

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