Taylor & Francis India: Information Science

  • Emerging Practices in Science and Technology Librarianship book cover

    Emerging Practices in Science and Technology Librarianship

    1st Edition

    Edited by Amy Besnoy

    This book investigates the emerging practices of science and technology librarians specific to maintaining collections, providing access to resources, and ensuring that informed decisions are made regarding limited financial resources. Issues discussed include librarians becoming embedded in…

    Paperback – 2013-05-31

  • Information Society Studies book cover

    Information Society Studies

    1st Edition

    By Alistair S. Duff

    We are often told that we are "living in an information society" or that we are "information workers." But what exactly do these claims mean, and how might they be verified? In this important methodological study, Alistair S. Duff cuts through the rhetoric to get to the bottom of the "information…

    Paperback – 2013-05-07
    Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

  • The FRBR Family of Conceptual Models: Toward a Linked Bibliographic Future book cover

    The FRBR Family of Conceptual Models

    Toward a Linked Bibliographic Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard P. Smiraglia, Pat Riva, Maja Žumer

    Since 1998 when FRBR (Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records) was first published by IFLA, the effort to develop and apply FRBR has been extended in many innovative and experimental directions. Papers in this volume explain and expand upon the extended family of FRBR models including…

    Hardback – 2013-05-07

  • Digital Development in Korea: Building an Information Society book cover

    Digital Development in Korea

    Building an Information Society, 1st Edition

    By Myung Oh, James Larson

    This book explores the role of digital information and communications technology in South Korea’s development, starting with and building upon the crucial developments of the 1980s. Its perspective draws on the information society concept and on a conceptual model of strategic restructuring of…

    Paperback – 2013-04-30
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • The Emerging Research Library book cover

    The Emerging Research Library

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sul H. Lee

    The chapters included in this book were developed from papers presented at "The Emerging Research Library: Our Role in the Digital Future" Conference sponsored by the University of Oklahoma Libraries. These chapters explore the emergence of a new form of academic library and the challenging issues…

    Paperback – 2013-04-15

  • The Politics of Knowledge book cover

    The Politics of Knowledge

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Baert, Fernando Domínguez Rubio

    Social scientists often refer to contemporary advanced societies as ‘knowledge societies’, which indicates the extent to which ‘science’, ‘knowledge’ and ‘knowledge production’ have become fundamental phenomena in Western societies and central concerns for the social sciences. This book aims to…

    Paperback – 2013-03-22

  • Critical Thinking Within the Library Program book cover

    Critical Thinking Within the Library Program

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Spencer, Christopher Millson-Martula

    While academic librarians frequently discuss critical thinking and its relationship to information literacy, the literature does not contain an abundance of sources on the topic. Therefore, this works provides a current and timely perspective on the possible roles of critical thinking within the…

    Paperback – 2013-03-11

  • Patron-Driven Acquisitions: Current Successes and Future Directions book cover

    Patron-Driven Acquisitions

    Current Successes and Future Directions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Judith M. Nixon, Robert S. Freeman, Suzanne M. Ward

    For over a decade, some academic libraries have been purchasing, rather than borrowing, recently published books requested by their patrons through interlibrary loan. These books had one circulation guaranteed and so appealed to librarians who were concerned about the large percentage of books…

    Paperback – 2012-10-22

  • Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries: Issues and Solutions book cover

    Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries

    Issues and Solutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Connor

    Give your patrons access to the digital content they need Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries is an essential guide to the challenges of acquiring, licensing, and managing the electronic access and use of books and journals. Medical librarians working in a variety of settings, including…

    Paperback – 2012-10-10

  • Diving Into the Bitstream: Information Technology Meets Society in a Digital World book cover

    Diving Into the Bitstream

    Information Technology Meets Society in a Digital World, 1st Edition

    By Barry M. Dumas

    Nationwide, and indeed worldwide, there has been a growing awareness of the importance of access to information. Accordingly, information technology (IT), broadly defined and its role beyond the internal workings of businesses has leapt into the social consciousness. Diving into the Bitstream…

    Paperback – 2012-08-29

  • Knitting the Semantic Web book cover

    Knitting the Semantic Web

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Greenberg, Eva Méndez Rodriguez

    The Semantic Web, extends the popular, day-to-day Web, enabling computers and people to effectively work together by giving information well-defined meaning. Knitting the Semantic Web explains the interdisciplinary efforts underway to build a more library-like Web through “semantic knitting.” The…

    Paperback – 2012-08-24

  • E-Research: Transformation in Scholarly Practice book cover


    Transformation in Scholarly Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas W. Jankowski

    No less than a revolutionary transformation of the research enterprise is underway. This transformation extends beyond the natural sciences, where 'e-research' has become the modus operandi, and is penetrating the social sciences and humanities, sometimes with differences in accent and label. Many…

    Paperback – 2012-07-27
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

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