Information Science Products

  • Information Technology Law

    5th Edition

    By Diane Rowland, Uta Kohl, Andrew Charlesworth

    The fifth edition of Information Technology Law continues to be dedicated to a detailed analysis of and commentary on the latest developments within this burgeoning field of law. It provides an essential read for all those interested in the interface between law and technology and the effect of new…

    Paperback – 2016-08-05 
    Routledge

  • Airline Industry

    Poised for disruptive innovation?

    By Nawal K. Taneja

    Many business sectors have been, and are being, forced to compete with new competitors-disrupters of some sort-who have found new ways to create and deliver new value for customers often through the use of technology that is coupled with a new underlying production or business model, and/or a broad…

    Hardback – 2016-08-03 
    Routledge

  • Freedom and Information

    A History

    By Sara de Freitas, Guy Crivello

    The powerful political call for ‘open access’ to information has become a formative aspect of our societies and culture. As an expression of cultural freedom, digital technology creates a tension between access to information on the one hand and control and power strategies that seek to restrict…

    Hardback – 2016-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

  • Doing Digital Humanities

    Practice, Training, Research

    Edited by Constance Crompton, Richard J Lane, Ray Siemens

    Digital Humanities is rapidly evolving as a significant approach to/method of teaching, learning and research across the humanities. This is a first-stop book for people interested in getting to grips with digital humanities whether as a student or a professor. The book offers a practical guide to…

    Paperback – 2016-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Current Practices in Public Libraries

    A comprehensive look at contemporary trends and practices in public libraries Current Practices in Public Libraries combines research, surveys, and practical experience to examine a variety of trends, issues, and practices in public library administration. The leading researchers in the field…

    Paperback – 2016-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Libraries in Open Societies

    Proceedings of the Fifth International Slavic Librarians' Conference

    By Harold Leich

    Learn how libraries have risen to the challenges created by the fall of Communism and the rise of information technology! How do librarians and researchers face war, social upheaval, and other challenges after the fall of Communism and the rise of digital technology? Libraries in Open Societies…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31 
    Routledge

  • User Experience in Libraries

    Applying Ethnography and Human-Centred Design

    Edited by Andy Priestner, Matt Borg

    Modern library services can be incredibly complex. Much more so than their forebears, modern librarians must grapple daily with questions of how best to implement innovative new services, while also maintaining and updating the old. The efforts undertaken are immense, but how best to evaluate their…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Applied System Innovation

    Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Applied System Innovation (ICASI 2015), May 22-27, 2015, Osaka, Japan

    Edited by Teen-Hang Meen, Stephen Prior, Artde Donald Kin-Tak Lam

    The 2015 International Conference on Applied System Innovation (ICASI 2015) was held May 22-27, 2015 in Osaka, Japan and provided a unified communication platform for researchers active in a wide range of research fields. Professionals from industry, academia and government were encouraged to…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    CRC Press

  • Recruiting, Training, and Retention of Science and Technology Librarians

    Edited by Patricia A. Kreitz, JoAnn DeVries

    Since the 1950s there has been a persistent shortage of sci-tech librarians, and as more librarians retire or change positions, the prospect looms that the profession will only depopulate further. Tackling this difficult challenge, Recruiting, Training, and Retention of Science and Technology…

    Paperback – 2016-05-16 
    Routledge

  • Perspectives on Information

    Edited by Magnus Ramage, David Chapman

    Information is everywhere, and defines everything in today's society. Moreover, information is a key concept in a wide range of academic disciplines, from quantum physics to public policy. However, these disciplines all interpret the concept in quite different ways. This book looks at information…

    Paperback – 2016-04-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

  • Quest For A Unified Theory

    Edited by Wolfgang Hofkirchner

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-04-30
    Routledge

  • Print vs. Digital

    The Future of Coexistence

    Edited by Sul H. Lee

    Libraries are currently confronted by the challenges of managing increasing amounts of electronic information. Print vs. Digital: The Future of Coexistence presents the expert perspectives of eight of America’s leading library administrators on ways to effectively manage digital flow and offers…

    Paperback – 2016-04-27
    Routledge

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