Information Science Products

  • 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 – 2017-09-11 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-09-07 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

  • 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 – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-08-20 
    Routledge

  • Integrating Information in Built Environments

    Edited by Adriana X Sanchez-Gomez, Keith Hampson, Geoffrey London

    In an increasingly globalised built environment industry, achieving higher levels of integration across organisational and software boundaries can lead to improved economic, social and environmental outcomes. This book is the direct result of a collaborative global network of industry and academic…

    Hardback – 2017-07-18 
    Routledge
    CIB

  • Participatory archives in a world of ubiquitous media

    Edited by Natalie Pang, Kai Khiun Liew, Brenda Chang

    The media environment of today is characterised by two critical factors: the development and adoption of ubiquitous mobile devices, and the strengthening of connectivity enabled by advances in ICT infrastructure and social media platforms. These developments have changed interactions and…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge

  • E-Participation in Southern Europe and the Balkans

    Issues of Democracy and Participation Via Electronic Media

    Edited by Euripidis Loukis, Ann Macintosh, Yannis Charalabidis

    The rapid development and the growing penetration of information and communication technologies (ICT) provide tremendous opportunities for a wide and cost effective application of the ideas of participative democracy and public participation in government decision and policy making. ICT can drive…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Leveraging Library Resources in a World of Fiscal Restraint and Institutional Change

    Edited by Kevin B. Gunn, Elizabeth Dankert Hammond

    Given the continuing cataclysmic shift in the economic landscape in the last few years, librarians have been forced to reevaluate not only the traditional services that they offer but also their continued existence and relevance to their academic institutions. Given the ‘new normal’ of tighter…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-06-22 
    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 – 2017-06-18 
    Routledge

  • International Handbook of Media Literacy Education

    Edited by Belinha S. De Abreu, Paul Mihailidis, Alice Y.L. Lee, Jad Melki, Julian McDougall

    At the forefront in its field, this Handbook examines the theoretical, conceptual, pedagogical and methodological development of media literacy education and research around the world. Building on traditional media literacy frameworks in critical analysis, evaluation, and assessment, it…

    Paperback – 2017-05-15
    Routledge

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