E-books: Reference & Information Science

  • Natural History: Heritage, Place and Politics book cover

    Natural History

    Heritage, Place and Politics

    By Ross J. Wilson

    The concept of ’natural heritage’ has become increasingly significant with the threat of dwindling resources, environmental degradation and climatic change. As humanity’s impact on the condition of life on earth has become more prominent, a discernible shift in the relationship between western…

    eBook – 2017-08-07

  • A History of Archival Practice book cover

    A History of Archival Practice

    By Paul Delsalle, Margaret Procter

    This revised translation of the classic 1998 Une histoire de l’archivistique provides a wide-ranging international survey of developments in archival practices and management, from the ancient world to the present day. The volume has been substantially updated to incorporate recent scholarship and…

    eBook – 2017-07-31

  • The Routledge History of the American South book cover

    The Routledge History of the American South

    Edited by Maggi M. Morehouse

    The Routledge History of the American South looks at the major themes that have developed in the interdisciplinary field of Southern Studies. With fifteen original essays from experts in their respective fields, the handbook addresses such diverse topics as southern linguistics, music (secular and…

    eBook – 2017-07-20
    Routledge Histories

  • Advances in Social Media for Travel, Tourism and Hospitality: New Perspectives, Practice and Cases book cover

    Advances in Social Media for Travel, Tourism and Hospitality

    New Perspectives, Practice and Cases

    Edited by Marianna Sigala, Ulrike Gretzel

    This book brings together cutting edge research and applications of social media and related technologies, their uses by consumers and businesses in travel, tourism and hospitality. The first section addresses topical issues related to how social media influence the operations and strategies of…

    eBook – 2017-07-20
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

  • A Handbook of Editing Early Modern Texts book cover

    A Handbook of Editing Early Modern Texts

    By Claire Loffman, Harriet Phillips

    A Handbook of Editing Early Modern Texts provides a series of answers written by more than forty editors of diverse texts addressing the 'how-to's' of completing an excellent scholarly edition. The Handbook is primarily a practical guide rather than a theoretical forum; it airs common problems and…

    eBook – 2017-07-20
    Material Readings in Early Modern Culture

  • Dictionary of Building and Civil Engineering: English/French French/English book cover

    Dictionary of Building and Civil Engineering

    English/French French/English, 2nd Edition

    By Don Montague

    This French–English and English–French dictionary lists over 20,000 specialist terms, covering architecture, building, civil engineering and property. It is written for all construction professionals working on projects overseas. This new edition has been revised and extended, as well as pruned,…

    eBook – 2017-07-14

  • Chosen Legacies: Heritage in Regional Identity book cover

    Chosen Legacies

    Heritage in Regional Identity

    By Linde Egberts

    The urge for regional identity has not declined in the process of globalization. Rather, heritage is used to develop regional distinctiveness and to charge identities with a past. Particularly helpful for this aim are creation stories, Golden Ages or recent, shared traumas. Some themes such as the…

    eBook – 2017-07-14

  • Routledge Handbook of Premodern Japanese History book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Premodern Japanese History

    Edited by Karl F. Friday

    Scholarship on premodern Japan has grown spectacularly over the past four decades, in terms of both sophistication and volume. A new approach has developed, marked by a higher reliance on primary documents, a shift away from the history of elites to broader explorations of social structures, and a…

    eBook – 2017-07-14

  • Buried City, Unearthing Teufelsberg: Berlin and its Geography of Forgetting book cover

    Buried City, Unearthing Teufelsberg

    Berlin and its Geography of Forgetting

    By Benedict Anderson

    Cities are built over the remnants of their past buried beneath their present. We build on what has been built before, whether over foundations formalising previous permanency or over the temporal occupations of ground. But what happens when you shift a city - when you dislodge its occupation of…

    eBook – 2017-07-06

  • The Soviet Regional Dilemma book cover

    The Soviet Regional Dilemma

    By Jan Ake Dellenbrant

    Incorporating an oral history approach, this history of radio covers the impact of the arrival of television, the rise of transistor radios, the popularity of rock n' roll, FM stereo stations, underground radio of the sixties, talk radio, public radio, and how technology will affect its future.…

    eBook – 2017-07-05

  • Staff Management in Library and Information Work book cover

    Staff Management in Library and Information Work

    4th Edition

    By Peter Jordan, Caroline Lloyd

    This standard text has been fully revised and updated for its fourth edition to reflect continuing technological changes, as well as issues such as social inclusion, lifelong learning and European employment legislation. Chapter 1 on the working environment has been completely rewritten. The…

    eBook – 2017-07-05

  • Globalization and International Investment book cover

    Globalization and International Investment

    Edited by Fiona Beveridge

    This volume brings together a broad range of articles on international law and foreign investment which together provide a contemporary overview of the diverse range of issues and perspectives which continue to exercise policy-makers and scholars alike. Central to this collection is the tension…

    eBook – 2017-07-05
    The International Library of Essays on Globalization and Law

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