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  • The Routledge Companion to Digital Ethnography

    Edited by Larissa Hjorth, Heather Horst, Anne Galloway, Genevieve Bell

    With the increase of digital and networked media in everyday life, researchers have increasingly turned their gaze to the symbolic and cultural elements of technologies. From studying online game communities, locative and social media to YouTube and mobile media, ethnographic approaches to digital…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • 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 – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

  • Information Science and Electronic Engineering

    Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference of Electronic Engineering and Information Science (ICEEIS 2016), January 4-5, 2016, Harbin, China

    Edited by Dongxing Wang

    The 3rd International Conference of Electronic Engineering and Information Science (ICEEIS2016) was held January 4-5, 2016 in Harbin, P.R. China. This conference is sponsored by Harbin University of Science and Technology. The conference continues the excellent tradition of gathering world-class…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    CRC Press

  • Socialbots

    Digital Media and the Automation of Sociality

    Edited by Robert Gehl, Maria Bakardjieva

    Many users of the Internet are aware of bots: automated programs that work behind the scenes to come up with search suggestions, check the weather, filter emails, or clean up Wikipedia entries. More recently, a new software robot has been making its presence felt in social media sites such as…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    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 – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook on Information Technology in Government

    Edited by Yu-Che Chen, Michael J. Ahn

    This Handbook provides a compelling survey of the advanced and emerging innovative applications of information technology in government. Leading experts and academics provide insights from decades of integrating technological innovations in government and the best ways to lead and manage them. This…

    Hardback – 2016-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Pioneers, Passionate Ladies, and Private Eyes

    Dime Novels, Series Books, and Paperbacks

    By Larry E Sullivan, Lydia C Schurman

    Despite efforts of contemporary reformers to curb the availability of dime novels, series books, and paperbacks, Pioneers, Passionate Ladies, and Private Eyes reveals how many readers used them as means of resistance and how fictional characters became models for self-empowerment. These literary…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Minor Ballet Composers

    Biographical Sketches of Sixty-Six Underappreciated Yet Significant Contributors to the Body of West

    By William E Studwell, Bruce R Schueneman

    While most music lovers are familiar with the famous scores of Tchaikovsky, Delibes, and Stravinsky, many other lesser-known composers also wrote for the ballet. Several of these composers wrote almost exclusively for the ballet--and all enriched the world of dance. Minor Ballet Composers presents…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Mile-High Views

    Surveying the Serials Vista: NASIG 2006

    Edited by Carol Ann Borchert, Gary W Ives

    Discover the latest developments in serials publication Current advances in technology and research have triggered accelerating change in the state of serials, which makes keeping up-to-date on developments difficult. Mile-High Views: Surveying the Serials Vista: NASIG 2006 presents the leaders of…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Strategic Planning in Higher Education

    Implementing New Roles for the Academic Library

    By James F Williams Ii

    In this refreshing new volume, strategic planning of budget management is looked at with a broad, positive perspective. Whether because of cuts in funding, enrollment decline, or academic cutbacks, the necessity for strategic planning in a university comes out of unfavorable circumstances. The…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    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 – 2016-08-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

  • 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 – 2016-08-03
    Routledge

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