Information Science Products

  • 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 – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge

  • Digital Technology and Sustainability

    Engaging the Paradox

    Edited by Mike Hazas, Lisa Nathan

    This book brings together diverse voices from across the field of sustainable human computer interaction (SHCI) to discuss what it means for digital technology to support sustainability and how humans and technology can work together optimally for a more sustainable future. Contemporary…

    Hardback – 2017-10-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Religion and the Internet

    Edited by Heidi Campbell

    Religion and the Internet will present a range of scholarly articles that offer a critical overview of the interdisciplinary study of new media, religion and digital culture. Scholars have documented individuals using computer networks for religious discussions and enagagment since the early 1980s.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

  • 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 – 2017-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

  • Recent Advances in Information Technology

    Proceedings of the 13th Warsztaty Doktoranckie Conference (WD 2016), June 11-13, 2016, Lublin, Poland, and the 13th International Conference on Measurement and Control in Complex Systems (MCCS 2016), October 3-6, Vinnytsia, Ukraine

    Edited by Waldemar Wójcik, Jan Sikora

    Information Technology is applicable in all areas of our life. Without computer science, we are no longer able to imagine the modern world. This book entitled "Recent advances in information technology" represents only a small part of today's computing applications which were the subject of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05 
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Google and Democracy

    Politics and the Power of the Internet

    By Sean Richey, J. Benjamin Taylor

    For the first time in human history, access to information on almost any topic is accessible through the Internet. A powerful extraction system is needed to disseminate this knowledge, which for most users is Google. Google Search is an extremely powerful and important component to American…

    Paperback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge

  • Transforming Organizations for the Subscription Economy

    Starting from Scratch

    By Alexander Manu

    The emerging present is a fast-changing context for incumbent organizations, especially in market segments where online behavior is replacing physical proximity, and users engage with digital platforms for the acquisition of products and services. These are platforms that allow users to behave, to…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Digital Memory Studies

    Media Pasts in Transition

    Edited by Andrew Hoskins

    Digital media, networks and archives reimagine and revitalize individual, social and cultural memory but they also ensnare it, bringing it under new forms of control. Understanding these paradoxical conditions of remembering and forgetting through today’s technologies needs bold interdisciplinary…

    Paperback – 2017-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Data and the City

    Edited by Rob Kitchin, Tracey P. Lauriault, Gavin McArdle

    There is a long history of governments, businesses, science and citizens producing and utilizing data in order to monitor, regulate, profit from and make sense of the urban world. Recently, we have entered the age of big data, and now many aspects of everyday urban life are being captured as data…

    Paperback – 2017-08-25
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Librarian as Communicator

    Case Studies and International Perspectives

    Edited by Helen Fallon, Graham Walton

    As the information landscape evolves and takes shape using traditional and new platforms, it is the role of Academic Libraries to take the lead in communicating, developing and informing these changes in timely and relevant ways. Experienced librarians and those new to the field seek out innovative…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge

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