Information Science Products

  • Business Librarianship and Entrepreneurship Outreach

    1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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

  • Emerging Practices in Science and Technology Librarianship

    1st Edition

    Edited by Amy Besnoy

    This book investigates the emerging practices of science and technology librarians specific to maintaining collections, providing access to resources, and ensuring that informed decisions are made regarding limited financial resources. Issues discussed include librarians becoming embedded in…

    Paperback – 2013-05-31
    Routledge

  • Information Society Studies

    1st Edition

    By Alistair S. Duff

    We are often told that we are "living in an information society" or that we are "information workers." But what exactly do these claims mean, and how might they be verified? In this important methodological study, Alistair S. Duff cuts through the rhetoric to get to the bottom of the "information…

    Paperback – 2013-05-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

  • The Emerging Research Library

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sul H. Lee

    The chapters included in this book were developed from papers presented at "The Emerging Research Library: Our Role in the Digital Future" Conference sponsored by the University of Oklahoma Libraries. These chapters explore the emergence of a new form of academic library and the challenging issues…

    Paperback – 2013-04-15
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Knowledge

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Baert, Fernando Domínguez Rubio

    Social scientists often refer to contemporary advanced societies as ‘knowledge societies’, which indicates the extent to which ‘science’, ‘knowledge’ and ‘knowledge production’ have become fundamental phenomena in Western societies and central concerns for the social sciences. This book aims to…

    Paperback – 2013-03-22
    Routledge

  • Critical Thinking Within the Library Program

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Spencer, Christopher Millson-Martula

    While academic librarians frequently discuss critical thinking and its relationship to information literacy, the literature does not contain an abundance of sources on the topic. Therefore, this works provides a current and timely perspective on the possible roles of critical thinking within the…

    Paperback – 2013-03-11
    Routledge

  • Patron-Driven Acquisitions

    Current Successes and Future Directions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Judith M. Nixon, Robert S. Freeman, Suzanne M. Ward

    For over a decade, some academic libraries have been purchasing, rather than borrowing, recently published books requested by their patrons through interlibrary loan. These books had one circulation guaranteed and so appealed to librarians who were concerned about the large percentage of books…

    Paperback – 2012-10-22
    Routledge

  • Knitting the Semantic Web

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Greenberg, Eva Méndez Rodriguez

    The Semantic Web, extends the popular, day-to-day Web, enabling computers and people to effectively work together by giving information well-defined meaning. Knitting the Semantic Web explains the interdisciplinary efforts underway to build a more library-like Web through “semantic knitting.” The…

    Paperback – 2012-08-24
    Routledge

  • E-Research

    Transformation in Scholarly Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas W. Jankowski

    No less than a revolutionary transformation of the research enterprise is underway. This transformation extends beyond the natural sciences, where 'e-research' has become the modus operandi, and is penetrating the social sciences and humanities, sometimes with differences in accent and label. Many…

    Paperback – 2012-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

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