Information Science Products

  • Socialbots and Their Friends

    Digital Media and the Automation of Sociality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert W. 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 – 2016-12-08
    Routledge

  • 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, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dongxing Wang

    Information Science and Electronic Engineering is a collection of contributions drawn from the International Conference of Electronic Engineering and Information Science (ICEEIS 2016) held January 4-5, 2016 in Harbin, China. The papers in this proceedings volume cover various topics, including:-…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06
    CRC Press

  • Mathematical Principles of Human Conceptual Behavior

    The Structural Nature of Conceptual Representation and Processing, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Psychology Press
    Scientific Psychology Series

  • HIV/AIDS and HIV/AIDS-Related Terminology

    A Means of Organizing the Body of Knowledge, 1st Edition

    By M Sandra Wood, Jeffrey T Huber, Mary L Gillaspy

    HIV/AIDS and HIV/AIDS-Related Terminology: A Means of Organizing the Body of Knowledge offers an adaptable and extensive framework for organizing the ever-expanding number of resources on the HIV/AIDS epidemic. It lays down the groundwork upon which future blocks of information can be placed. As…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • Collection Development

    Past and Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maureen Pastine

    With the prolific changes in the electronic environment, do you sometimes feel overwhelmed by the multiplying of electronic information resources, the different methods of access, and their combined impact on collection development? If so, Collection Development is the book to help you get a handle…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • HIV/AIDS Community Information Services

    Experiences in Serving Both At-Risk and HIV-Infected Populations, 1st Edition

    By M Sandra Wood, Jeffrey T Huber

    Information forms the basis for education, and currently education is the only weapon available to stem the spread of HIV/AIDS and to foster empathy toward individuals already affected by the disease. HIV/AIDS and Community Information Services provides readers with insight into the information…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Routledge

  • Gifts and Exchanges

    Problems, Frustrations, . . . and Triumphs, 1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine Denning

    This important book explores the many questions challenging librarians who work with gifts and exchanges (G&E) as part of their daily responsibilities. Too often, because of shrinking library budgets, library gifts are considered burdensome and unprofitable drains on both financial and personnel…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge

  • From Past-Present to Future-Perfect

    A Tribute to Charles A. Bunge and the Challenges of Contemporary Reference Service, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chris D Ferguson

    Explore a compilation of reference service works by Charles A. Bunge, a leader in the field!This informative and delightful book highlights the contributions of Charles A. Bunge to the literature on reference service. From Past-Present to Future-Perfect: A Tribute to Charles A. Bunge and the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge

  • Coming of Age in Reference Services

    A Case History of the Washington State University Libraries, 1st Edition

    By Linda S Katz

    Coming of Age in Reference Services: A Case History of the Washington State University Libraries focuses on the triumphs, trials, ideas, and difficulties of the Holland Library and how these experiences can help other professionals enhance services for patrons. The articles, written by reference…

    Paperback – 2016-10-10
    Routledge

  • Perspectives on Information

    1st Edition

    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
    Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

  • Pioneers, Passionate Ladies, and Private Eyes

    Dime Novels, Series Books, and Paperbacks, 1st Edition

    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
    Routledge

  • Minor Ballet Composers

    Biographical Sketches of Sixty-Six Underappreciated Yet Significant Contributors to the Body of West, 1st Edition

    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
    Routledge

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