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  • 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 – 2015-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

  • Technology and Human Development

    By Ilse Oosterlaken

    This book introduces the capability approach – in which wellbeing, agency and justice are the core values – as a powerful normative lens to examine technology and its role in development. This approach attaches central moral importance to individual human capabilities, understood as effective…

    Paperback – 2015-05-29
    Routledge
    The Routledge Human Development and Capability Debates

  • The Social Media Handbook

    Edited by Jeremy Hunsinger, Theresa M. Senft

    The Social Media Handbook explores how social media are changing disciplinary understandings of the internet and our everyday lives. In addition to person-to-person social networking services like Facebook and Twitter, this volume considers a broad range of networked information services that…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge

  • The Ubiquitous Internet

    User and Industry Perspectives

    Edited by Anja Bechmann, Stine Lomborg

    This book presents state of the art theoretical and empirical research on the ubiquitous internet: its everyday users and its economic stakeholders. The book offers a 360-degree media analysis of the contemporary terrain of the internet by examining both user and industry perspectives and their…

    Hardback – 2014-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Mathematical Principles of Human Conceptual Behavior

    The Structural Nature of Conceptual Representation and Processing

    By Ronaldo Vigo

    The ability to learn concepts lies at the very core of human cognition, enabling us to efficiently classify, organize, identify, and store complex information. In view of the basic role that concepts play in our everyday physical and mental lives, the fields of cognitive science and psychology face…

    Hardback – 2014-10-28
    Psychology Press
    Scientific Psychology Series

  • Metadata Best Practices and Guidelines

    Current Implementation and Future Trends

    Edited by Jung-ran Park

    Metadata best practices and guidelines function as an essential mechanism for metadata planning, application and management, and interoperability. There has been a rapidly growing body of digital repositories and collections; accordingly, a wide range of digital projects and initiatives have…

    Paperback – 2014-06-23
    Routledge

  • Global and Regional Dynamics in Knowledge Flows and Innovation

    Edited by Chris Van Egeraat, Dieter Kogler, Philip Cooke

    Innovation, which in essence is the generation of knowledge and its subsequent application in the marketplace in the form of novel products and processes, has become the key concept in inquiries concerning the contemporary knowledge based economy. Geography plays a decisive role in the underlying…

    Hardback – 2014-04-22
    Routledge

  • Learning and Research in Virtual Worlds

    Edited by Jeremy Hunsinger, Aleks Krotoski

    Virtual worlds are places where humans interact, and as such they can be environments for research and learning. However, they are complex and mutable in ways that more controlled and traditional environments are not. Although computer-mediated, virtual worlds are multifaceted social systems like…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
    Routledge

  • Business Librarianship and Entrepreneurship Outreach

    Edited by Karen MacDonald, Hal Kirkwood

    The changing landscape of business information has created opportunities for business librarians to move beyond being reactive to business information needs to become proactive participants in business development and entrepreneurship instruction. Libraries are no longer only repositories of books…

    Paperback – 2013-05-31
    Routledge

  • Cooperative Cataloging

    Shared Effort for the Benefit of All

    Edited by Rebecca Mugridge

    Written by some of the most experienced practitioners and managers in the field of cataloging, this collection examines cooperative cataloging activities in its many forms. Containing both case studies and research studies, as well as opinion pieces, it explores the benefits and cost-effectiveness…

    Paperback – 2013-05-31
    Routledge

  • Twenty-first Century Metadata Operations

    Challenges, Opportunities, Directions

    Edited by Bradford Lee Eden

    It has long been apparent to academic library administrators that the current technical services operations within libraries need to be redirected and refocused in terms of both format priorities and human resources. A number of developments and directions have made this reorganization imperative,…

    Paperback – 2013-05-31
    Routledge

  • Mobile Devices and the Library

    Handheld Tech, Handheld Reference

    Edited by Joe Murphy

    Mobile devices are the 'it' technology, and everyone wants to know how to apply them to their environments. This book brings together the best examples and insights for implementing mobile technology in libraries. Chapters cover a wide variety of the most important tools and procedures from…

    Paperback – 2013-05-31
    Routledge

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