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

  • 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
    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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • Law Librarians Abroad book cover

    Law Librarians Abroad

    1st Edition

    By Janet Sinder

    Gain an international perspective on law library practices and precedents!Because law librarianship is an increasingly international field, working and learning abroad can enrich you culturally and professionally. Whether you visit for a few weeks or move halfway across the world for a year or more…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    Routledge

  • Managing Cataloging and the Organization of Information: Philosophies, Practices and Challenges at the Onset of the 21st Century book cover

    Managing Cataloging and the Organization of Information

    Philosophies, Practices and Challenges at the Onset of the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Ruth C Carter

    Discover how librarians around the world are responding to the new demands of a fast-changing profession!More computers and fewer staff, more types of resources to catalog and less time in which to study them--these are the problems librarians are facing at the dawn of a new millennium. Managing…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    Routledge

  • Puzzles and Essays from 'The Exchange': Tricky Reference Questions book cover

    Puzzles and Essays from 'The Exchange'

    Tricky Reference Questions, 1st Edition

    By Charles R Anderson

    Who said that? When did that happen? Where the heck does that thing come from? Was that French, or what? What's that supposed to mean?For 35 years, librarians in the United States and other countries sent puzzles they could not solve locally to “The Exchange,” a…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    Routledge

  • Law Library Collection Development in the Digital Age book cover

    Law Library Collection Development in the Digital Age

    1st Edition

    By Gordon Russell, Michael Chiorazzi

    While the digital revolution has touched every aspect of law librarianship, perhaps nowhere has the effect been more profound than in the area of collection development. Many of the materials law libraries traditionally collected in print form are now available in electronic format. Digital…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    Routledge

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