Paperbacks Direct: Information Science

  • Information Theft Prevention: Theory and Practice book cover

    Information Theft Prevention

    Theory and Practice

    By Romanus Okeke, Mahmood Shah

    As retail businesses migrate to the digital realm, internal information theft incidents continue to threaten on-line and off-line retail operations. The evolving propagation of internal information theft has surpassed the traditional techniques of crime prevention practices. Many business…

    Paperback – 2018-06-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Innovation, Organizations and Technology

  • The Ubiquitous Internet: User and Industry Perspectives book cover

    The Ubiquitous Internet

    User and Industry Perspectives

    Edited by Anja Bechmann, Stine Lomborg

    This book presents state of the art theoretical and empirical research on the ubiquitous internet: its everyday users and its economic stakeholders. The book offers a 360-degree media analysis of the contemporary terrain of the internet by examining both user and industry perspectives and their…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Researching Virtual Worlds: Methodologies for Studying Emergent Practices book cover

    Researching Virtual Worlds

    Methodologies for Studying Emergent Practices

    Edited by Louise Phillips, Ursula Plesner

    This volume presents a wide range of methodological strategies that are designed to take into account the complex, emergent, and continually shifting character of virtual worlds. It interrogates how virtual worlds emerge as objects of study through the development and application of various…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Urban Informatics: Collaboration at the nexus of policy, technology and design, people and data book cover

    Urban Informatics

    Collaboration at the nexus of policy, technology and design, people and data

    Edited by Kristene Unsworth, Andrea Forte, Richardson Dilworth

    Information shapes urban spaces in ways that most people rarely stop to consider. From data-driven planning to grassroots activism to influencing the routes we walk, bike, and drive, new information technologies are helping city dwellers to leverage information in new ways. These technologies shape…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Using Emerging Technologies to Develop Professional Learning book cover

    Using Emerging Technologies to Develop Professional Learning

    Edited by Jean Murray, Warren Kidd

    Internationally, there is a growing body of research about learners’ responses to, and uses of, emerging technologies. However, the adoption of these technologies in teachers’ professional development is still largely under-researched. Much of the existing literature still positions teachers as…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Libraries, Literatures, and Archives book cover

    Libraries, Literatures, and Archives

    Edited by Sas Mays

    Not only does the library have a long and complex history and politics, but it has an ambivalent presence in Western culture – both a site of positive knowledge and a site of error, confusion, and loss. Nevertheless, in literary studies and in the humanities, including book history, the figure of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

  • Traditions of Systems Theory: Major Figures and Contemporary Developments book cover

    Traditions of Systems Theory

    Major Figures and Contemporary Developments

    Edited by Darrell Arnold

    The term ‘systems theory’ is used to characterize a set of disparate yet related approaches to fields as varied as information theory, cybernetics, biology, sociology, history, literature, and philosophy. What unites each of these traditions of systems theory is a shared focus on general features…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

  • Digital Politics and Culture in Contemporary India: The Making of an Info-Nation book cover

    Digital Politics and Culture in Contemporary India

    The Making of an Info-Nation

    By Biswarup Sen

    The relationship between information and the nation-state is typically portrayed as a face-off involving repressive state power and democratic flows: Twitter and the Arab Spring, Google in China, WikiLeaks and the U.S. State Department. Less attention has been paid to those scenarios where states…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

  • Perspectives in Medical Geography: Theory and Applications for Librarians book cover

    Perspectives in Medical Geography

    Theory and Applications for Librarians

    Edited by Amy J. Blatt

    Medical geography is a fascinating area of rapidly evolving study that aims to analyse and improve worldwide health issues based on the geographical factors which have an impact on them. Perspectives in Medical Geography will appeal to both novice and seasoned researchers looking to be informed on…

    Paperback – 2017-09-11
    Routledge

  • RDA Around the World book cover

    RDA Around the World

    Edited by Marie-France Plassard, Gordon Dunsire

    This book provides a snapshot of the implementation in various countries around the world of the international cataloging standard RDA: resource description and access. All stages of implementing a new standard are covered, from initial assessment and impact analysis through translation, staff…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • The Governance of Online Expression in a Networked World book cover

    The Governance of Online Expression in a Networked World

    Edited by Helena Carrapico, Benjamin Farrand

    In recent years, we have witnessed the mushrooming of pro- democracy and protest movements not only in the Arab world, but also within Europe and the Americas. Such movements have ranged from popular upheavals, like in Tunisia and Egypt, to the organization of large-scale demonstrations against…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • The United States Newspaper Program: Cataloging Aspects book cover

    The United States Newspaper Program

    Cataloging Aspects

    Edited by Ruth C Carter

    Originally published in 1986. Here is a valuable and engaging overview of the cataloging aspects of the United States Newspaper Program, the most extensive and comprehensive original cataloging enterprise undertaken in America. The importance of newspapers for purposes of historical research is…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

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