Taylor & Francis India: Information Science

  • Google and the Culture of Search book cover

    Google and the Culture of Search

    1st Edition

    By Ken Hillis, Michael Petit, Kylie Jarrett

    What did you do before Google? The rise of Google as the dominant Internet search provider reflects a generationally-inflected notion that everything that matters is now on the Web, and should, in the moral sense of the verb, be accessible through search. In this theoretically nuanced study of…

    Paperback – 2012-07-26

  • The Research Library in the 21st Century book cover

    The Research Library in the 21st Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Douglas Barnett, Fred M. Heath

    The essays presented in this book reflect revised papers delivered at the Research Library in the 21st Century Symposium, held at The University of Texas at Austin, September 2006. Internationally known library, museum, information agency, and higher education administrators have contributed their…

    Paperback – 2012-05-30

  • Weaving Libraries into the Web: OCLC 1998-2008 book cover

    Weaving Libraries into the Web

    OCLC 1998-2008, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jay Jordan

    The year 1997 found the members of the OCLC (Online Computer Library Center) cooperative in an expansive mood. More than 1,000 library leaders attended the OCLC President’s Luncheon in San Francisco, where they celebrated OCLC’s 30th anniversary. There were more than 25,000 libraries participating…

    Paperback – 2011-11-28

  • Using the Engineering Literature book cover

    Using the Engineering Literature

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Bonnie A. Osif

    With the encroachment of the Internet into nearly all aspects of work and life, it seems as though information is everywhere. However, there is information and then there is correct, appropriate, and timely information. While we might love being able to turn to Wikipedia® for encyclopedia-like…

    Hardback – 2011-08-09
    CRC Press

  • Virtual Reality: Concepts and Technologies book cover

    Virtual Reality: Concepts and Technologies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philippe Fuchs, Guillaume Moreau, Pascal Guitton

    A manual for both designers and users, comprehensively presenting the current state of experts' knowledge on virtual reality (VR) in computer science, mechanics, optics, acoustics, physiology, psychology, ergonomics, ethics, and related area. Designed as a reference book and design guide to help…

    Hardback – 2011-07-27
    CRC Press

  • The Architecture of Information: Architecture, Interaction Design and the Patterning of Digital Information book cover

    The Architecture of Information

    Architecture, Interaction Design and the Patterning of Digital Information, 1st Edition

    By Martyn Dade-Robertson

    This book looks at relationships between the organization of physical objects in space and the organization of ideas. Historical, philosophical, psychological and architectural knowledge are united to develop an understanding of the relationship between information and its representation.…

    Paperback – 2011-05-25

  • Serials Collection Management in Recessionary Times book cover

    Serials Collection Management in Recessionary Times

    1st Edition

    Edited by Karen G. Lawson

    Strategic planning, collaboration, continual stewardship, best practices, and re-engineering can provide librarians with a toolkit of innovative strategies that meets the worst of economic times with bold, persistent experimentation. This book covers the implications for libraries of a broad range…

    Hardback – 2011-02-18

  • Handbook of Research on Children's and Young Adult Literature book cover

    Handbook of Research on Children's and Young Adult Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shelby Wolf, Karen Coats, Patricia A. Enciso, Christine Jenkins

    This landmark volume is the first to bring together leading scholarship on children’s and young adult literature from three intersecting disciplines: Education, English, and Library and Information Science. Distinguished by its multidisciplinary approach, it describes and analyzes the different…

    Paperback – 2010-10-19

  • Serials Binding: A Simple and Complete Guidebook to Processes book cover

    Serials Binding

    A Simple and Complete Guidebook to Processes, 1st Edition

    By Irma Nicola

    Serials Binding: A Simple and Complete Guidebook to Processes presents all the step-by-step information needed to begin a journal binding project. This essential handbook provides novice faculty and staff beginning bindery programs at any school or library with a useful history of binding, work…

    Hardback – 2009-12-17

  • Decoding Liberation: The Promise of Free and Open Source Software book cover

    Decoding Liberation

    The Promise of Free and Open Source Software, 1st Edition

    By Samir Chopra, Scott D. Dexter

    Choice Outstanding Academic Title Software is more than a set of instructions for computers: it enables (and disables) political imperatives and policies. Nowhere is the potential for radical social and political change more apparent than in the practice and movement known as "free software." Free…

    Paperback – 2009-11-09
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Bridging the Gap: Connecting Users to Digital Contents book cover

    Bridging the Gap

    Connecting Users to Digital Contents, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sul H. Lee

    The amount of digital information that libraries need to manage effectively for the benefit of users is constantly increasing. This book discusses in detail how library administrators can better handle this growing abundance of information, as well as effective ways to allow library users easy…

    Paperback – 2009-08-19

  • Freedom of Information: Open Access, Empty Archives? book cover

    Freedom of Information

    Open Access, Empty Archives?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Flinn, Harriet Jones

    The Freedom of Information (FOI) Act has been broadly welcomed by contemporary British historians as a means of increasing access to public records within the thirty-year rule. But the benefits of this formal commitment to open government are untested, and experiences in other countries with FOI or…

    Hardback – 2009-04-27

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