Information Science Products

  • Google and Democracy

    Politics and the Power of the Internet, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-09-06
    Routledge

  • Transforming Organizations for the Subscription Economy

    Starting from Scratch, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-08-29
    Routledge

  • Data and the City

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-08-22
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Integrating Information in Built Environments

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adriana X Sanchez, 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 – 2017-07-10
    Routledge
    CIB

  • Ubiquitous Computing, Complexity, and Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ulrik Ekman, Jay David Bolter, Lily Diaz, Morten Sondergaard, Maria Engberg

    The ubiquitous nature of mobile and pervasive computing has begun to reshape and complicate our notions of space, time, and identity. In this collection, over thirty internationally recognized contributors reflect on ubiquitous computing’s implications for the ways in which we interact with our…

    Paperback – 2017-07-07
    Routledge

  • The Financial Services Sourcebook

    1st Edition

    By Robert Cunnew

    Provides a first port of call for those seeking information sources in a sector that has undergone tremendous change in recent years. Includes information on banks and building societies, insurance companies, investment funds and pension funds.Highlights essential reference works, consumer…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28
    Routledge

  • RDA Around the World

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • The Governance of Online Expression in a Networked World

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • The United States Newspaper Program

    Cataloging Aspects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth C Carter

    Originally published in 1986. Here is a valuable and engaging overview of the cataloging aspects of the United States Newspaper Program, the most extensive and comprehensive original cataloging enterprise undertaken in America. The importance of newspapers for purposes of historical research is…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

  • Participatory archives in a world of ubiquitous media

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • E-Participation in Southern Europe and the Balkans

    Issues of Democracy and Participation Via Electronic Media, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

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

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

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