Information Science Products

  • 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 – 2016-12-08 
    CRC Press

  • Socialbots and Their Friends

    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 – 2016-12-06 

  • 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 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 Studies in Library and Information Science

  • 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 – 2016-08-26
    Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

  • 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 – 2016-08-26

  • 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 – 2016-08-26

  • 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 – 2016-08-26

  • 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 – 2016-08-26

  • 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

  • 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 – 2016-07-28

  • Exploring Initiative and Referendum Law

    Selected State Research Guides

    Edited by Beth Williams

    Researching ballot measures can be one of the most daunting types of legal research. Exploring Initiative and Referendum Law: Selected State Research Guides offers legal researchers an easy-to-use guide that provides thorough overviews of I&R (initiative and referendum) laws within twenty-three…

    Paperback – 2016-07-21

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