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  • Elements of Multimedia

    By Sreeparna Banerjee

    This book integrates many aspects of multimedia taught in different courses under one title. It is a very suitable textbook for adaptation for a single course in multimedia. In addition, it is written to provide a lucid, yet technical discourse on the different aspects to be taught to students with…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Medical Informatics

    An Executive Primer, 4th Edition

    By Salvatore Volpe

    This fourth edition of HIMSS' award-winning, bestseller explores how clinicians, patients, and health IT stakeholders are collaborating to support high-value care through health IT. The revised and updated Fourth Edition continues to explore information technologies applied in hospital settings, at…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Productivity Press
    HIMSS Book Series

  • Big Data for Managers

    Creating Value

    By Atal Malviya, Mike Malmgren

    In today’s fast growing digital world, the web, mobile, social networks, and other digital platforms are producing enormous amounts of data that hold intelligence and valuable information. When correctly used, it has the power to create sustainable value in different forms for businesses. Big Data,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31 

  • The Historical Web and Digital Humanities

    Edited by Niels Brügger, Ditte Laursen

    To date, few books have explored the links between the Digital Humanities and studies of the world wide web of the past. This volume fills this gap by providing a number of case studies that can both illustrate the potential of studying the web and serve as an inspiration to scholars who want to…

    Hardback – 2019-01-19 
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Invisible Search and Online Search Engines

    The Ubiquity of Search in Everyday Life

    By Jutta Haider, Olof Sundin

    Search and Search Engines considers the use of search engines in contemporary everyday life and the challenges this poses for media and information literacy. Looking for mediated information is mostly done online and arbitrated by the various tools and devices that people carry with them on a daily…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 

  • The Digital Humanities

    Implications for Librarians, Libraries, and Librarianship

    Edited by Christopher Millson-Martula, Kevin B. Gunn

    The digital humanities in academic institutions, and libraries in particular, have exploded in recent years. Librarians are constantly developing their management and technological skills and increasing their knowledge base. As they continue to embed themselves in the scholarly conversations on…

    Hardback – 2019-01-10 

  • Cybernetics and Systems

    Social and Business Decisions

    Edited by Sergio Barile, Raul Espejo, Igor Perko, Marialuisa Saviano

    Society is now facing challenges for which the traditional management toolbox is increasingly inadequate. Well-grounded theoretical frameworks, such as systems thinking and cybernetics, offer general level interpretation schemes and models that are capable of supporting understanding of complex…

    Hardback – 2018-12-18 
    Routledge-Giappichelli Systems Management

  • Artificial Intelligence and Data Mining for Mergers and Acquisitions

    By Debasis Chanda

    The goal of this work is to present a modeling framework for Virtual Enterprise focused on process composition by consolidating individual process models into consolidated process model. This framework uses Artificial Intelligence Knowledge Bases and also proposes a Data Mining model using a fuzzy…

    Hardback – 2018-12-12 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • The New Public Library

    Design Innovation for the Twenty-First Century

    By R. Thomas Hille

    The New Public Library is an in-depth design study of an exemplary collection of recent public libraries, and the historical precedents that have informed and inspired their development. An introductory overview presents seven critical themes that characterize public library design, past and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-03 

  • Peace Movement Organizations and Activists in the U.S.

    An Analytic Bibliography

    By John Lofland, Victoria Johnson, Pamela Kato

    Here is the most comprehensive compilation and analytic classification of book-length publications on the immense upwelling of peace activism that occurred in the United States during the 1980’s. It is an indispensable reference addition to the bookshelf of all researchers of peace movements in the…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 

  • Circus Songs

    An Annotated Anthology

    By William E Studwell, Charles P Conrad, Bruce R Schueneman

    Circus Songs: An Annotated Anthology provides musicians and librarians with the musical scores of 85 circus songs along with historical annotations. Informative and entertaining, this collection explores the history of American circus music and provides some background on circus musicians that will…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 

  • 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 – 2018-11-30 

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