E-books: Reference & Information Science

  • The Twenty-First-Century Legacy of the Beatles: Liverpool and Popular Music Heritage Tourism book cover

    The Twenty-First-Century Legacy of the Beatles

    Liverpool and Popular Music Heritage Tourism, 1st Edition

    By Michael Brocken

    It has taken Liverpool almost half a century to come to terms with the musical, cultural and now economic legacy of the Beatles and popular music. At times the group was negatively associated with sex and drugs images surrounding rock music: deemed unacceptable by the city fathers, and unworthy of…

    eBook – 2016-03-03
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • The Multiplicities of Internet Addiction: The Misrecognition of Leisure and Learning book cover

    The Multiplicities of Internet Addiction

    The Misrecognition of Leisure and Learning, 1st Edition

    By Nicola F. Johnson

    Overuse of the internet is often characterized as problematic, disruptive, or addictive, with stories frequently claiming that online use interferes with relationships, or that 'excessive' time in front of computer screens is unhealthy. The Multiplicities of Internet Addiction contests the claim…

    eBook – 2016-03-03
    Routledge

  • Islamophobia in Cyberspace: Hate Crimes Go Viral book cover

    Islamophobia in Cyberspace

    Hate Crimes Go Viral, 1st Edition

    By Imran Awan

    Cyber hate can take many different forms from online material which can lead to actual offline abuse and violence, cyber violence; cyber stalking, and online harassment with the use of visual images, videos, chat rooms, text and social media which are intended to cause harm. This book examines the…

    eBook – 2016-03-02
    Routledge

  • Towards World Heritage: International Origins of the Preservation Movement 1870-1930 book cover

    Towards World Heritage

    International Origins of the Preservation Movement 1870-1930, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Hall

    Historic preservation, whether of landscapes or buildings, was an important development of the nineteenth century in many countries. There is however surprisingly little understanding about how it took place, and research into it is narrowly focused. For example, generally landscape preservation…

    eBook – 2016-02-24
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • University Libraries and Space in the Digital World book cover

    University Libraries and Space in the Digital World

    1st Edition

    By Graham Walton

    Edited by Graham Matthews

    This timely book addresses physical space in university libraries in the digital age. It considers the history of the use of space, integrates case studies from around the world with theoretical perspectives, explores recent developments including new build and refurbishment. With users at the…

    eBook – 2016-02-24
    Routledge

  • Threat Talk: The Comparative Politics of Internet Addiction book cover

    Threat Talk

    The Comparative Politics of Internet Addiction, 1st Edition

    By Mary Manjikian

    'Threat Talk' exposes how US and Chinese scientists and policy-makers have understood and responded to the problem of internet addiction in their societies. Is the internet good or bad for society? American analysts like Lessig and Zittrain suggest that the internet is inherently liberating and…

    eBook – 2016-02-24
    Routledge

  • What's in a Word-list?: Investigating Word Frequency and Keyword Extraction book cover

    What's in a Word-list?

    Investigating Word Frequency and Keyword Extraction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dawn Archer

    The frequency with which particular words are used in a text can tell us something meaningful both about that text and also about its author because their choice of words is seldom random. Focusing on the most frequent lexical items of a number of generated word frequency lists can help us to…

    eBook – 2016-02-24
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Understanding Information and Computation: From Einstein to Web Science book cover

    Understanding Information and Computation

    From Einstein to Web Science, 1st Edition

    By Philip Tetlow

    The World Wide Web is truly astounding. It has changed the way we interact, learn and innovate. It is the largest sociotechnical system humankind has created and is advancing at a pace that leaves most in awe. It is an unavoidable fact that the future of the world is now inextricably linked to the…

    eBook – 2016-02-24
    Routledge

  • Transferred Illusions: Digital Technology and the Forms of Print book cover

    Transferred Illusions

    Digital Technology and the Forms of Print, 1st Edition

    By Marilyn Deegan, Kathryn Sutherland

    This is a study of the forms and institutions of print - newspapers, books, scholarly editions, publishing, libraries - as they relate to and are changed by emergent digital forms and institutions. In the early 1990s hypertext was briefly hailed as a liberating writing tool for non-linear creation.…

    eBook – 2016-02-24
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Uncertain Images: Museums and the Work of Photographs book cover

    Uncertain Images: Museums and the Work of Photographs

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Edwards, Sigrid Lien

    Almost all museums hold photographs in their collections, and museum professionals and their audiences engage with photographs in a myriad of ways. Yet despite some three decades of critical museology and photographic theory, and an extensive debate on the politics of representation, outside art…

    eBook – 2016-02-17
    Routledge

  • The Postcolonial Museum: The Arts of Memory and the Pressures of History book cover

    The Postcolonial Museum

    The Arts of Memory and the Pressures of History, 1st Edition

    By Iain Chambers, Alessandra De Angelis, Celeste Ianniciello, Mariangela Orabona

    This book examines how we can conceive of a ’postcolonial museum’ in the contemporary epoch of mass migrations, the internet and digital technologies. The authors consider the museum space, practices and institutions in the light of repressed histories, sounds, voices, images, memories, bodies,…

    eBook – 2016-02-17
    Routledge

  • Valuing Historic Environments book cover

    Valuing Historic Environments

    1st Edition

    By John Pendlebury

    Edited by Lisanne Gibson

    This volume brings together an interdisciplinary team of leading scholars to discuss frameworks of value in relation to the preservation of historic environments. Starting from the premise that heritage values are culturally and historically constructed, the book examines the effects of pluralist…

    eBook – 2016-02-17
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

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