E-books: Reference & Information Science

  • Reframing Dutch Culture: Between Otherness and Authenticity book cover

    Reframing Dutch Culture

    Between Otherness and Authenticity, 1st Edition

    By Herman Roodenburg

    Edited by Peter Jan Margry

    Dutch society has undergone radical changes in recent years, due to complex political, social and ethnic developments. Reframing Dutch Culture examines issues of nationality, ethnicity, culture and identity in The Netherlands from an ethnological perspective, linking past traditions and notions of…

    eBook – 2016-04-08
    Routledge

  • Reconstructing Medical Practice: Engagement, Professionalism and Critical Relationships in Health Care book cover

    Reconstructing Medical Practice

    Engagement, Professionalism and Critical Relationships in Health Care, 1st Edition

    By Christine Jorm

    Reconstructing Medical Practice examines how doctors see health care and their place in it, why they remain in medicine and why they are limited in their ability to lead change in the current system. Doctors are beset by doubts and feel rejected by systems where they should be leaders - some see…

    eBook – 2016-04-08
    Routledge

  • Port Cities of Atlantic Iberia, c. 1500–1900 book cover

    Port Cities of Atlantic Iberia, c. 1500–1900

    1st Edition

    By Patrick O'Flanagan

    Charting the evolution of the port cities of Atlantic Spain and Portugal over four centuries, this book examines the often dynamic interaction between the large privileged ports of Lisbon, Seville and Cadiz (the Metropoles) and the smaller ports of, among others, Oporto, Corunna and Santander (the…

    eBook – 2016-04-08
    Routledge

  • Archives and Archivists in 20th Century England book cover

    Archives and Archivists in 20th Century England

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Shepherd

    'Archives have the potential to change people's lives. They are 'a fundamental bulwark of our democracy, our culture, our community and personal identity' - National Council of Archives. Archives and Archivists in 20th Century England innovatively focuses on the multifunctional reasons behind the…

    eBook – 2016-04-08
    Routledge

  • Challenging History in the Museum: International Perspectives book cover

    Challenging History in the Museum

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Jenny Kidd, Sam Cairns, Alex Drago, Amy Ryall

    Challenging History in the Museum explores work with difficult, contested and sensitive heritages in a range of museum contexts. It is based on the Challenging History project, which brings together a wide range of heritage professionals, practitioners and academics to explore heritage and museum…

    eBook – 2016-04-08
    Routledge

  • Renewing our Libraries: Case Studies in Re-planning and Refurbishment book cover

    Renewing our Libraries

    Case Studies in Re-planning and Refurbishment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Dewe

    With the wish to heighten their profile, modernize their environment and increase use, libraries in the UK have refurbished and, where necessary and possible, extended their existing buildings. Although much has been achieved in this regard across the UK, more continues and needs to be accomplished…

    eBook – 2016-04-08
    Routledge

  • Text Editing, Print and the Digital World book cover

    Text Editing, Print and the Digital World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathryn Sutherland, Marilyn Deegan

    Traditional critical editing, defined by the paper and print limitations of the book, is now considered by many to be inadequate for the expression and interpretation of complex works of literature. At the same time, digital developments are permitting us to extend the range of text objects we can…

    eBook – 2016-04-01
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Sport, Leisure and Culture in the Postmodern City book cover

    Sport, Leisure and Culture in the Postmodern City

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Wagg

    Edited by Peter Bramham

    The widespread concept of the 'postmodern city' is frequently linked to the decline of traditional manufacturing industries and a corresponding wane of white working-class culture. In place of these appear flexible working practices, a diversified workforce, and a greater emphasis on consumption,…

    eBook – 2016-04-01
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Southeast Asian Culture and Heritage in a Globalising World: Diverging Identities in a Dynamic Region book cover

    Southeast Asian Culture and Heritage in a Globalising World

    Diverging Identities in a Dynamic Region, 1st Edition

    By Rahil Ismail

    Edited by Brian Shaw

    Southeast Asia has in recent years become a crossroads of cultures with high levels of ethnic pluralism, not only between countries, sub-regions and urban areas, but also at the local levels of community and neighbourhood. Illustrated by a series of international case studies, this book…

    eBook – 2016-04-01
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Reading Groups, Libraries and Social Inclusion: Experiences of Blind and Partially Sighted People book cover

    Reading Groups, Libraries and Social Inclusion

    Experiences of Blind and Partially Sighted People, 1st Edition

    By Eileen Hyder

    Reading groups have grown rapidly in popularity and continue to be a significant cultural phenomenon. Reading groups in public libraries, linked to the learning and social inclusion agenda, have expanded to include a wide range of groups within society, including people with visual impairments (…

    eBook – 2016-04-01
    Routledge

  • Social Media in Travel, Tourism and Hospitality: Theory, Practice and Cases book cover

    Social Media in Travel, Tourism and Hospitality

    Theory, Practice and Cases, 1st Edition

    By Evangelos Christou

    Edited by Marianna Sigala

    Social media is fundamentally changing the way travellers and tourists search, find, read and trust, as well as collaboratively produce information about tourism suppliers and tourism destinations. Presenting cutting-edge theory, research and case studies investigating Web 2.0 applications and…

    eBook – 2016-04-01
    Routledge
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

  • Subject Librarians: Engaging with the Learning and Teaching Environment book cover

    Subject Librarians

    Engaging with the Learning and Teaching Environment, 1st Edition

    By Penny Dale

    Edited by Matt Holland

    The university subject librarians' role is at the centre of new models of teaching and learning, yet further debate and published contributions are still needed to shape its future direction. Subject Librarians: Engaging with the Learning and Teaching Environment assesses trends and challenges in…

    eBook – 2016-04-01
    Routledge

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