E-books: Reference & Information Science

  • Cultural Heritage in the Arabian Peninsula: Debates, Discourses and Practices book cover

    Cultural Heritage in the Arabian Peninsula

    Debates, Discourses and Practices, 1st Edition

    By Karen Exell, Trinidad Rico

    Heritage projects in the Arabian Peninsula are developing rapidly. Museums and heritage sites are symbols of shifting national identities, and a way of placing the Arabian Peninsula states on the international map. Global, i.e. Western, heritage standards and practices have been utilised for the…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge

  • Cultural Heritage of the Great War in Britain book cover

    Cultural Heritage of the Great War in Britain

    1st Edition

    By Ross J. Wilson

    As the hundredth anniversary approaches, it is timely to reflect not only upon the Great War itself and on the memorials which were erected to ensure it did not slip from national consciousness, but also to reflect upon its rich and substantial cultural legacy. This book examines the heritage of…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Crowdsourcing our Cultural Heritage book cover

    Crowdsourcing our Cultural Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mia Ridge

    Crowdsourcing, or asking the general public to help contribute to shared goals, is increasingly popular in memory institutions as a tool for digitising or computing vast amounts of data. This book brings together for the first time the collected wisdom of international leaders in the theory and…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Museums, Health and Well-Being book cover

    Museums, Health and Well-Being

    1st Edition

    By Helen Chatterjee, Guy Noble

    The role of museums in enhancing well-being and improving health through social intervention is one of the foremost topics of importance in the museums sector today. With an aging population and emerging policies on the social responsibilities of museums, the sector is facing an unprecedented…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge

  • Losing Site: Architecture, Memory and Place book cover

    Losing Site

    Architecture, Memory and Place, 1st Edition

    By Shelley Hornstein

    As Ruskin suggests in his Seven Lamps of Architecture: "We may live without [architecture], and worship without her, but we cannot remember without her." We remember best when we experience an event in a place. But what happens when we leave that place, or that place no longer exists? This book…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge

  • Gaydar Culture: Gay Men, Technology and Embodiment in the Digital Age book cover

    Gaydar Culture

    Gay Men, Technology and Embodiment in the Digital Age, 1st Edition

    By Sharif Mowlabocus

    Popular culture has recognized urban gay men's use of the Web over the last ten years, with gay Internet dating and Net-cruising featuring as narrative devices in hit television shows. Yet to date, the relationship between urban gay male culture and digital media technologies has received only…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge

  • Knowledge Sharing in Professions: Roles and Identity in Expert Communities book cover

    Knowledge Sharing in Professions

    Roles and Identity in Expert Communities, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Styhre

    No professional is an island. Despite their capacity to monopolize and erect entry barriers in terms of either formal credentials or membership of certain organizations, professionalism is inextricably bound up with collective accomplishments on a day-to-day basis and the capacity to share all the…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge

  • Digital Humanities and the Lost Drama of Early Modern England: Ten Case Studies book cover

    Digital Humanities and the Lost Drama of Early Modern England

    Ten Case Studies, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Steggle

    This book establishes new information about the likely content of ten lost plays from the period 1580-1642. These plays’ authors include Nashe, Heywood, and Dekker; and the plays themselves connect in direct ways to some of the most canonical dramas of English literature, including Hamlet, King…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge
    Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama

  • Digital Research in the Study of Classical Antiquity book cover

    Digital Research in the Study of Classical Antiquity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Mahony, Gabriel Bodard

    This book explores the challenges and opportunities presented to Classical scholarship by digital practice and resources. Drawing on the expertise of a community of scholars who use innovative methods and technologies, it shows that traditionally rigorous scholarship is as central to digital…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Developing Community-Led Public Libraries: Evidence from the UK and Canada book cover

    Developing Community-Led Public Libraries

    Evidence from the UK and Canada, 1st Edition

    By John Pateman, Ken Williment

    This important book examines the potential for a new community led service model in public libraries. Using theoretical approaches to working with socially excluded community members, with a direct application of those approaches in Canadian public libraries, the authors offer a powerful and…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge

  • Heritage, Diaspora and the Consumption of Culture: Movements in Irish Landscapes book cover

    Heritage, Diaspora and the Consumption of Culture

    Movements in Irish Landscapes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Diane Sabenacio Nititham, Rebecca Boyd

    Using an interdisciplinary and transhistorical framework this book examines the cultural, material, and symbolic articulations of Irish migration relationships from the medieval period through to the contemporary post-Celtic Tiger era. With attention to people’s different uses of social space,…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • Beyond Anitkabir: The Funerary Architecture of Atatürk: The Construction and Maintenance of National Memory book cover

    Beyond Anitkabir: The Funerary Architecture of Atatürk

    The Construction and Maintenance of National Memory, 1st Edition

    By Christopher S. Wilson

    There have been five different settings that at one time or another have contained the dead body of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, organizer of the Turkish War of Independence (1919-1923) and first president of the Republic of Turkey. Narrating the story of these different architectural constructions -…

    eBook – 2016-04-15
    Routledge

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