E-books: Reference & Information Science

  • Spatial Cultures: Towards a New Social Morphology of Cities Past and Present book cover

    Spatial Cultures

    Towards a New Social Morphology of Cities Past and Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sam Griffiths, Alexander von Lünen

    What is the relationship between how cities work and what cities mean? Spatial Cultures: Towards a New Social Morphology of Cities Past and Present announces an innovative research agenda for urban studies in which themes and methods from urban history, social theory and built environment research…

    eBook – 2016-06-10
    Routledge
    Design and the Built Environment

  • Collaborative Research in the Digital Humanities book cover

    Collaborative Research in the Digital Humanities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Willard Mccarty, Marilyn Deegan

    Collaboration within digital humanities is both a pertinent and a pressing topic as the traditional mode of the humanist, working alone in his or her study, is supplemented by explicitly co-operative, interdependent and collaborative research. This is particularly true where computational methods…

    eBook – 2016-05-23
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Information Beyond Borders: International Cultural and Intellectual Exchange in the Belle Époque book cover

    Information Beyond Borders

    International Cultural and Intellectual Exchange in the Belle Époque, 1st Edition

    Edited by W. Boyd Rayward

    The period in Europe known as the Belle Epoque was a time of vibrant and unsettling modernization in social and political organization, in artistic and literary life, and in the conduct and discoveries of the sciences. These trends, and the emphasis on internationalization that characterized them,…

    eBook – 2016-05-23
    Routledge

  • Internet Studies: Past, Present and Future Directions book cover

    Internet Studies

    Past, Present and Future Directions, 1st Edition

    By Panayiota Tsatsou

    This book considers the lessons learnt so far from the emergence of the Internet and the development of the field of Internet studies, whilst also considering possible directions for the future. Examining broad media theories and emerging theorisations around the Internet specifically, it explores…

    eBook – 2016-05-23
    Routledge

  • Interfaces of Performance book cover

    Interfaces of Performance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Chatzichristodoulou, Janis Jefferies

    This collection of essays and interviews investigates current practices that expand our understanding and experience of performance through the use of state-of-the-art technologies. It brings together leading practitioners, writers and curators who explore the intersections between theatre,…

    eBook – 2016-05-23
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Interactive Business Communities: Accelerating Corporate Innovation through Boundary Networks book cover

    Interactive Business Communities

    Accelerating Corporate Innovation through Boundary Networks, 1st Edition

    By Mitsuru Kodama

    Innovation in technology and services was once the result of specialist knowledge developed within a single corporation; now, a single focus on the development of new products and services is no longer enough. In Interactive Business Communities, Mitsuru Kodama shows how a new business approach can…

    eBook – 2016-05-23
    Routledge

  • Consumer Protection in the Age of the 'Information Economy' book cover

    Consumer Protection in the Age of the 'Information Economy'

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jane K. Winn

    To date, there have been few theoretical inquiries into the relationship between the technological innovation and basic objectives of consumer protection laws. This book addresses this need by considering the impact of technological innovation on the foundations of consumer advocacy, contracting…

    eBook – 2016-05-23
    Routledge

  • Archives, Museums and Collecting Practices in the Modern Arab World book cover

    Archives, Museums and Collecting Practices in the Modern Arab World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sonja Mejcher-Atassi, John Pedro Schwartz

    Collecting has a long tradition in the Middle East but the museum as a public institution is relatively new. Today there are national museums for antiquities in most Arab countries. While in some cases the political and social climate has hindered the foundation of museums, with existing…

    eBook – 2016-05-23
    Routledge

  • Complex Copyright: Mapping the Information Ecosystem book cover

    Complex Copyright

    Mapping the Information Ecosystem, 1st Edition

    By Deborah Tussey

    This book draws on a wide selection of interdisciplinary literature discussing complex adaptive systems - including scholarship from economics, political science, evolutionary biology, cognitive science, and religion - to apply general complexity tenets to the institutions, conceptual framework,…

    eBook – 2016-05-23
    Routledge

  • Integrity in Government through Records Management: Essays in Honour of Anne Thurston book cover

    Integrity in Government through Records Management

    Essays in Honour of Anne Thurston, 1st Edition

    By James Lowry, Justus Wamukoya

    As a celebration of Anne Thurston’s pioneering work on records and archives management as an essential basis for demonstrating integrity in government, this excellent volume brings together scholars and practicing archivists to discuss key issues around records as evidence for accountability,…

    eBook – 2016-05-23
    Routledge

  • Literary Mapping in the Digital Age book cover

    Literary Mapping in the Digital Age

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Cooper, Christopher Donaldson, Patricia Murrieta-Flores

    Drawing on the expertise of leading researchers from around the globe, this pioneering collection of essays explores how geospatial technologies are revolutionizing the discipline of literary studies. The book offers the first intensive examination of digital literary cartography, a field whose…

    eBook – 2016-05-20
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Performing Nordic Heritage: Everyday Practices and Institutional Culture book cover

    Performing Nordic Heritage

    Everyday Practices and Institutional Culture, 1st Edition

    By Lizette Gradén

    Edited by Peter Aronsson

    The performance of heritage takes place in prestigious institutions such as museums and archives, in officially sanctioned spaces such as jubilees and public monuments, but also in more mundane, ephemeral and banal cultural practices, such as naming of phenomena, viewing exhibitions or walking in…

    eBook – 2016-05-13
    Routledge
    The Nordic Experience

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