E-books: Reference & Information Science

  • Cultures of the Countryside: Art, Museum, Heritage, and Environment, 1970-2015 book cover

    Cultures of the Countryside

    Art, Museum, Heritage, and Environment, 1970-2015, 1st Edition

    By Veronica Sekules

    Cultures of the Countryside examines the relationship between the museum and the micro-cultures of the countryside. Offering an exploration of museums and heritage projects in the UK that have attempted to introduce new ways of engagement between localities, objects, and people, this book considers…

    eBook – 2017-11-27
    Routledge

  • Generative Systems Art: The Work of Ernest Edmonds book cover

    Generative Systems Art

    The Work of Ernest Edmonds, 1st Edition

    By Francesca Franco

    In this unique book the author explores the history of pioneering computer art and its contribution to art history by way of examining Ernest Edmonds’ art from the late 1960s to the present day. Edmonds’ inventions of new concepts, tools and forms of art, along with his close involvement with the…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Understanding Community Librarianship: The Public Library in Post-Modern Britain book cover

    Understanding Community Librarianship

    The Public Library in Post-Modern Britain, 1st Edition

    By Alistair Black, David Muddiman

    In the information society, is the community focused library a real possibility? This book reappraises the relationship between the library and its communities through an examination of the rise and decline of ’community’ librarianship over the last three decades. The authors consider key models…

    eBook – 2017-09-29
    Routledge

  • Ireland's Heritages: Critical Perspectives on Memory and Identity book cover

    Ireland's Heritages

    Critical Perspectives on Memory and Identity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark McCarthy

    This book is the first sustained attempt to incorporate critical scholarship and thought at the cutting edge of contemporary geography, history and archaeology into the burgeoning field of Irish heritage studies. It seeks to illustrate the validity of multiple depictions of the Irish past, showing…

    eBook – 2017-09-29
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Global Sourcebook of Address Data Management: A Guide to Address Formats and Data in 194 Countries book cover

    Global Sourcebook of Address Data Management

    A Guide to Address Formats and Data in 194 Countries, 1st Edition

    By Graham Rhind

    Which part of this Asian address is the street? What is this accent and is it correct? Which one of these numbers is the postcode? In which language should I be corresponding? How do I salute this person? In which order should I output this name? For every individual entered on to a world-wide…

    eBook – 2017-09-29
    Routledge

  • Participatory Culture and the Social Value of an Architectural Icon: Sydney Opera House book cover

    Participatory Culture and the Social Value of an Architectural Icon: Sydney Opera House

    1st Edition

    By Cristina Garduno Freeman

    This book develops new and innovative methods for understanding the cultural significance of places such as the World Heritage listed Sydney Opera House. By connecting participatory media, visual culture and social value, Cristina Garduño Freeman contributes to a fast-growing body of scholarship on…

    eBook – 2017-09-22
    Routledge

  • Cultural Heritage Infrastructures in Digital Humanities book cover

    Cultural Heritage Infrastructures in Digital Humanities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Agiatis Benardou, Erik Champion, Costis Dallas, Lorna Hughes

    What are the leading tools and archives in digital cultural heritage? How can they be integrated into research infrastructures to better serve their intended audiences? In this book, authors from a wide range of countries, representing some of the best research projects in digital humanities…

    eBook – 2017-09-22
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Writing Postindustrial Places: Technoculture amid the Cornfields book cover

    Writing Postindustrial Places

    Technoculture amid the Cornfields, 1st Edition

    By Michael J. Salvo

    Exploring the relationship between postindustrial writing and developments in energy production, manufacturing, and agriculture, Michael J. Salvo shows how technological and industrial innovation relies on communicative and organizational suppleness. Through representative case studies, Salvo…

    eBook – 2017-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Technical Communication, Rhetoric, and Culture

  • Exploring Informal Learning Space in the University: A Collaborative Approach book cover

    Exploring Informal Learning Space in the University

    A Collaborative Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Walton, Graham Matthews

    Growing student numbers, increased student expectations, new approaches to learning, and fast-paced technological advances all contribute to the need for universities to take a more strategic approach to their buildings, including formal and informal learning spaces. Exploring Informal Learning…

    eBook – 2017-09-01
    Routledge

  • Natural History: Heritage, Place and Politics book cover

    Natural History

    Heritage, Place and Politics, 1st Edition

    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
    Routledge

  • A History of Archival Practice book cover

    A History of Archival Practice

    1st Edition

    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
    Routledge

  • British Librarianship and Information Work 1991–2000 book cover

    British Librarianship and Information Work 1991–2000

    1st Edition

    Edited by J.H. Bowman

    This important reference volume covers developments in almost every aspect of British library and information work during the ten-year period 1991-2000. Some forty contributors, all of whom are experts in their subject, provide a robust overview of their specialities along with extensive further…

    eBook – 2017-07-28
    Routledge

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