E-books: Reference & Information Science

  • Indexing Multimedia and Creative Works: The Problems of Meaning and Interpretation book cover

    Indexing Multimedia and Creative Works

    The Problems of Meaning and Interpretation, 1st Edition

    By Pauline Rafferty, Rob Hidderley

    Indexing and information retrieval work properly only if language and interpretation are shared by creator and user. This is more complex for non-verbal media. The authors of Indexing Multimedia and Creative Works explore these challenges against a background of different theories of language and…

    eBook – 2017-03-02

  • Digital Applications for Cultural and Heritage Institutions book cover

    Digital Applications for Cultural and Heritage Institutions

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Hemsley, Vito Cappellini, Gerd Stanke

    Electronic imaging and digital applications have brought numerous benefits for museums, galleries, archives and other organizations in the arts, culture and heritage sectors. Bringing together leading international practitioners from different disciplines, the EVA (Electronic Imaging and the Visual…

    eBook – 2017-03-02

  • Senses of Place: Senses of Time book cover

    Senses of Place: Senses of Time

    1st Edition

    By G.J. Ashworth

    Edited by Brian Graham

    Bringing together case studies from Ireland, the Netherlands, Canada, Germany and Mexico, this book examines the link between senses of place and senses of time. It suggests that not only do place identities change through time, but imagined pasts also provide resources which the present selects…

    eBook – 2017-03-02
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Displaced Archives book cover

    Displaced Archives

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Lowry

    Displaced archives have long been a problem and their existence continues to trouble archivists, historians and government officials. Displaced Archives brings together leading international experts to comprehensively explore the current state of affairs for the first time. Drawing on case studies…

    eBook – 2017-02-17

  • The Amusement Park: History, Culture and the Heritage of Pleasure book cover

    The Amusement Park

    History, Culture and the Heritage of Pleasure, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jason Wood

    Jason Wood is Director of Heritage Consultancy Services, Lancaster, UK, and former Professor of Cultural Heritage at Leeds Metropolitan University, UK.…

    eBook – 2017-01-20
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Queer in Translation book cover

    Queer in Translation

    1st Edition

    Edited by B.J. Epstein, Robert Gillett

    As the field of translation studies has developed, translators and translation scholars have become more aware of the unacknowledged ideologies inherent both in texts themselves and in the mechanisms that affect their circulation. This book both analyses the translation of queerness and applies…

    eBook – 2017-01-06
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • The History of the Book in East Asia book cover

    The History of the Book in East Asia

    1st Edition

    By Cynthia Brokaw

    Edited by Peter Kornicki

    The history of the book in East Asia is closely linked to problems of language and script, problems which have also had a profound impact on the technology of printing and on the social and intellectual impact of print in this area. This volume contains key readings on the history of printed books…

    eBook – 2016-12-14
    The History of the Book in the East

  • Historic Newspapers in the Digital Age: Search All About It! book cover

    Historic Newspapers in the Digital Age

    Search All About It!, 1st Edition

    By Paul Gooding

    In recent years, cultural institutions and commercial providers have created extensive digitised newspaper collections. This book asks the timely question: what can the large-scale digitisation of newspapers tell us about the wider cultural phenomenon of mass digitisation? The unique form and…

    eBook – 2016-12-08
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Visioning Technologies: The Architectures of Sight book cover

    Visioning Technologies

    The Architectures of Sight, 1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Cairns

    Visioning Technologies brings together a collection of texts from leading theorists to examine how architecture has been, and is, reframed and restructured by the visual and theoretical frameworks introduced by different ‘technologies of sight’ – understood to include orthographic projection,…

    eBook – 2016-12-08

  • Heritage, Democracy and the Public: Nordic Approaches book cover

    Heritage, Democracy and the Public

    Nordic Approaches, 1st Edition

    By Torgrim Sneve Guttormsen, Grete Swensen

    What is the significance of heritage for how welfare is defined? What function does heritage have in the public realm and how is heritage becoming a resource for citizens to gain influence in society? Who and what defines the public debates and the politics about heritage? Is there a knowledge gap…

    eBook – 2016-12-05

  • Conflict Landscapes and Archaeology from Above book cover

    Conflict Landscapes and Archaeology from Above

    1st Edition

    Edited by Birger Stichelbaut, David Cowley

    The study of conflict archaeology has developed rapidly over the last decade, fuelled in equal measure by technological advances and creative analytical frameworks. Nowhere is this truer than in the inter-disciplinary fields of archaeological practice that combine traditional sources such as…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Material Culture and Modern Conflict

  • Security and Privacy: Volume III book cover

    Security and Privacy

    Volume III, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph Savirimuthu

    During the last decade in particular the levels of critical engagement with the challenges posed for privacy by the new technologies have been on the rise. Many scholars have continued to explore the big themes in a manner which typifies the complex interplay between privacy, identity, security and…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    The Library of Essays on Law and Privacy

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