Taylor & Francis India: Librarianship

  • Media History and the Archive book cover

    Media History and the Archive

    1st Edition

    Edited by Craig Robertson

    By the time readers encounter academic history in the form of books and articles, all that tends to be left of an author’s direct experience with archives is pages of endnotes. Whether intentionally or not, archives have until recently been largely thought of as discrete collections of documents,…

    Paperback – 2015-04-07
    Routledge

  • The Serious Leisure Perspective: An Introduction book cover

    The Serious Leisure Perspective

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Sam Elkington, Robert A. Stebbins

    The "Serious Leisure Perspective" (SLP) is a theoretical framework that can help us understand the complexities of modern leisure as both an activity and an experience. Bringing together the study of serious leisure, casual leisure and project-based leisure, it is an essential component of the…

    Paperback – 2014-07-14
    Routledge

  • Information Science book cover

    Information Science

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Nicholas, Eti Herman

    Information Science is concerned with the theoretical and practical aspects of effective information provision and consumption. In particular, information scientists explore the theoretical underpinnings and practical competencies involved in the generation, collection, organization, processing,…

    Hardback – 2014-06-25
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

  • Metadata Best Practices and Guidelines: Current Implementation and Future Trends book cover

    Metadata Best Practices and Guidelines

    Current Implementation and Future Trends, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jung-ran Park

    Metadata best practices and guidelines function as an essential mechanism for metadata planning, application and management, and interoperability. There has been a rapidly growing body of digital repositories and collections; accordingly, a wide range of digital projects and initiatives have…

    Paperback – 2014-06-23
    Routledge

  • The Challenges to Library Learning: Solutions for Librarians book cover

    The Challenges to Library Learning

    Solutions for Librarians, 1st Edition

    By Bruce E. Massis

    The Challenges to Library Learning: Solutions for Librarians is an insightful volume that offers a practical philosophy of engagement that can be used to meet the growing challenges facing librarians, including staffing shortages, depleted or eliminated training budgets, longer hours, greater…

    Paperback – 2014-05-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

  • E-Journals Access and Management book cover

    E-Journals Access and Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wayne Jones

    The proliferation of e-journals and their impact on library collections is tremendous. E-Journals Access and Management takes a comprehensive look at how e-journals have changed the library landscape and offers librarians strategies to better manage them. This useful resource provides a broad…

    Paperback – 2014-05-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

  • Information Worlds: Behavior, Technology, and Social Context in the Age of the Internet book cover

    Information Worlds

    Behavior, Technology, and Social Context in the Age of the Internet, 1st Edition

    By Paul T. Jaeger, Gary Burnett

    The authors present a multi-level theory of "Information Worlds" to investigate the ways in which information creates the social worlds of people. Building upon the foundational works of Library and Information Studies (LIS) scholar and theorist Elfreda Chatman and philosopher Jurgen Habermas,…

    Paperback – 2014-05-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

  • Managing the Transition from Print to Electronic Journals and Resources: A Guide for Library and Information Professionals book cover

    Managing the Transition from Print to Electronic Journals and Resources

    A Guide for Library and Information Professionals, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Collins, Patrick Carr

    Managing the Transition from Print to Electronic Journals and Resources: A Guide for Library and Information Professionals is a collection of essays from the leading authorities on print-to-e-resource transition – from library institutions of all sizes and levels of funding. This book will help…

    Paperback – 2014-05-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

  • Designing and Developing Library Intranets book cover

    Designing and Developing Library Intranets

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nina McHale

    For the past decade, e-mail has been the preferred method of internal communication in libraries. However, relying on email for organizational knowledge management seems a bit like storing birth certificates, car titles, and deeds in a pile of junk mail: the important documents are lost amongst…

    Paperback – 2014-04-24
    Routledge

  • Shared Print Repositories: Working Together on Library Collections book cover

    Shared Print Repositories

    Working Together on Library Collections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen S. Fischer, Faye A. Chadwell

    This book addresses the growing endeavours of shared print repositories and programs in academic libraries, representing a global perspective with authors from Canada, Australia, Great Britain, and the United States. It illustrates the complicated processes and challenges of coordinating selection,…

    Hardback – 2014-04-24
    Routledge

  • Functional Future for Bibliographic Control: Transitioning into new communities of practice and awareness book cover

    Functional Future for Bibliographic Control

    Transitioning into new communities of practice and awareness, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shawne D. Miksa

    The quest to evolve bibliographic control to an equal or greater standing within the current information environment is on-going. As information organizers we are working in a time where information and communication technology (ICT) has pushed our status quo to its limits and where innovation…

    Hardback – 2013-10-10
    Routledge

  • International Encyclopedia of Information and Library Science book cover

    International Encyclopedia of Information and Library Science

    2nd Edition

    Edited by John Feather, Paul Sturges

    The International Encyclopedia of Information and Library Science was published to widespread acclaim in 1996, and has become the major reference work in the field. This eagerly awaited new edition has been fully revised and updated to take full account of the many and radical changes which have…

    Paperback – 2013-09-09
    Routledge

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