E-books: Library & Information Science

  • Managing Knowledge in Project Environments book cover

    Managing Knowledge in Project Environments

    1st Edition

    By Judy Payne, Eileen Roden, Steve Simister

    Managing Knowledge in Project Environments illustrates how knowledge management (KM) contributes to successful project work. KM is widely practised in project environments, but managers don’t always recognise the knowledge aspects of their work and tend to treat KM as a series of specific…

    eBook – 2019-05-10
    Routledge
    Fundamentals of Project Management

  • Invisible Search and Online Search Engines: The Ubiquity of Search in Everyday Life book cover

    Invisible Search and Online Search Engines

    The Ubiquity of Search in Everyday Life, 1st Edition

    By Jutta Haider, Olof Sundin

    Invisible Search and Online Search Engines considers the use of search engines in contemporary everyday life and the challenges this poses for media and information literacy. Looking for mediated information is mostly done online and arbitrated by the various tools and devices that people carry…

    eBook – 2019-03-04
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • Managing Preservation for Libraries and Archives: Current Practice and Future Developments book cover

    Managing Preservation for Libraries and Archives

    Current Practice and Future Developments, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Feather

    The preservation of library and archival materials can encompass everything from bookbinding and paper repair to new techniques for maintaining and exploiting digital text, sound or images. Managing Preservation for Libraries and Archives brings together an international team of contributors…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    Routledge

  • Measurements in Distance Education: A Compendium of Instruments, Scales, and Measures for Evaluating Online Learning book cover

    Measurements in Distance Education

    A Compendium of Instruments, Scales, and Measures for Evaluating Online Learning, 1st Edition

    By Amy J. Catalano

    As more postsecondary faculty become engaged in designing online learning environments, research conducted on distance education program quality becomes increasingly important. Measurements in Distance Education is a concise, well-organized guide to some of the many instruments, scales, and methods…

    eBook – 2018-02-13
    Routledge

  • Living in Digital Worlds: Designing the Digital Public Space book cover

    Living in Digital Worlds

    Designing the Digital Public Space, 1st Edition

    By Naomi Jacobs, Rachel Cooper

    Living in Digital Worlds investigates the relationship between human society and technology, as our private and particularly our public lives are increasingly undertaken in spaces that are inherently digital: digital public spaces. The book unpicks why digital technology is such an inextricable…

    eBook – 2018-01-29
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • Cities, Texts and Social Networks, 400–1500: Experiences and Perceptions of Medieval Urban Space book cover

    Cities, Texts and Social Networks, 400–1500

    Experiences and Perceptions of Medieval Urban Space, 1st Edition

    Edited by Caroline Goodson, Anne E. Lester, Carol Symes

    Cities, Texts and Social Networks examines the experiences of urban life from late antiquity through the close of the fifteenth century, in regions ranging from late Imperial Rome to Muslim Syria, Iraq and al-Andalus, England, the territories of medieval Francia, Flanders, the Low Countries, Italy…

    eBook – 2017-05-15
    Routledge

  • Books, Buildings and Social Engineering: Early Public Libraries in Britain from Past to Present book cover

    Books, Buildings and Social Engineering

    Early Public Libraries in Britain from Past to Present, 1st Edition

    By Alistair Black, Simon Pepper, Kaye Bagshaw

    Public libraries have strangely never been the subject of an extensive design history. Consequently, this important and comprehensive book represents a ground-breaking socio-architectural study of pre-1939 public library buildings. A surprisingly high proportion of these urban civic buildings…

    eBook – 2017-05-15
    Routledge

  • Managing Information Services: A Sustainable Approach book cover

    Managing Information Services

    A Sustainable Approach, 3rd Edition

    By Jo Bryson

    This third edition of Jo Bryson's highly regarded Managing Information Services has been thoroughly revised with an emphasis on managing for a sustainable future. Libraries and information services face uncertain times and this new edition tackles the challenges of planning and managing change,…

    eBook – 2017-05-15
    Routledge

  • Investigating Corporate Fraud book cover

    Investigating Corporate Fraud

    1st Edition

    By Michael J. Comer

    In 1998 Gower published the highly successful third edition of Corporate Fraud by Michael Comer. Sadly, the need for such books has not disappeared - if anything it has increased - with cases such as Enron, WorldCom and the Allied Irish Bank and so this volume concentrates on the practicalities of…

    eBook – 2017-05-15
    Routledge

  • The Virtual Representation of the Past book cover

    The Virtual Representation of the Past

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Greengrass, Lorna Hughes

    This unique book critically evaluates the virtual representation of the past through digital media. A distinguished team of leading experts in the field approach digital research in history and archaeology from contrasting viewpoints, including philosophical, methodological and technical. They…

    eBook – 2017-05-15
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

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