Information Science Products

  • Geographic Information Systems to Spatial Data Infrastructures

    A Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Masser

    This book draws on author’s wealth of knowledge working on numerous projects across many countries. It provides a clear overview of the development of the SDI concept and SDI worldwide implementation and brings a logical chronological approach to the linkage of GIS technology with SDI enabling data…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07 
    CRC Press

  • Big Data

    A Beginner's Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Saswat Sarangi, Pankaj Sharma

    Big Data is everywhere. It shapes our lives in more ways than we know and understand. This comprehensive introduction unravels the complex terabytes that will continue to shape our lives in ways imagined and unimagined. Drawing on case studies like Amazon, Facebook, the FIFA World Cup, and the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-26 
    Routledge India

  • Social Media and the Islamic State

    Can Public Relations Succeed Where Conventional Diplomacy Failed?, 1st Edition

    By Ella Minty

    This book examines how social media has transformed extremist discourse. Drawing on ISIS and their sophisticated use of social media platforms and PR concepts, it explores the ways in which the outfit was able to recruit, mobilise and spread fundamentalist propaganda in regions where it had little…

    Paperback – 2019-09-18 
    Routledge India

  • Digital Business and Sustainable Development

    Asian Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Yongrok Choi

    The Internet has ushered in a new era in the economies of networking. With the increasing need for optimization based on these network economies, the IT-based e-business has become a platform for study as well as daily practice. In a similar vein, global warming has raised many issues which come…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge

  • HIT or Miss, 3rd Edition

    Lessons Learned from Health Information Technology Projects, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Leviss

    This third edition presents and dissects a wide variety of HIT failures so that the reader can understand in each case what went wrong and why and how to avoid such problems, without focusing on the involvement of specific people, organizations, or vendors. The lessons may be applied to future and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-24 
    Productivity Press
    HIMSS Book Series

  • Personality Traits in Online Communication

    1st Edition

    By Barrie Gunter

    Authoritative and illuminating, this book demonstrates how we reveal the secrets of our character through the disclosures we make about ourselves in the online world. The author expertly explores whether online information about people, derived from their search patterns, personal detail…

    Paperback – 2019-06-20 
    Routledge

  • Healthcare Quality and HIT - International Standards, China Practices

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jilan Liu

    How and how quickly Chinese hospitals have been growing and adopting international standards such JCI and HIMSS EMRAM to fuel their advancements are hardly known to the western world. Jilan Liu, as Primary Consultant of JCI and HIMSS Vice President & Chief Executive, Greater China presents a…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10 
    Productivity Press
    HIMSS Book Series

  • Digital Technology and Sustainability

    Engaging the Paradox, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Hazas, Lisa Nathan

    This book brings together diverse voices from across the field of sustainable human computer interaction (SHCI) to discuss what it means for digital technology to support sustainability and how humans and technology can work together optimally for a more sustainable future. Contemporary…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Invisible Search and Online Search Engines

    The Ubiquity of Search in Everyday Life, 1st Edition

    By Jutta Haider, Olof Sundin

    Invisible Search and Online Search Engines considers the use of search engines in contemporary everyday life and the challenges this poses for media and information literacy. Looking for mediated information is mostly done online and arbitrated by the various tools and devices that people carry…

    Paperback – 2019-03-14
    Routledge

  • Librarian as Communicator

    Case Studies and International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Fallon, Graham Walton

    As the information landscape evolves and takes shape using traditional and new platforms, it is the role of Academic Libraries to take the lead in communicating, developing and informing these changes in timely and relevant ways. Experienced librarians and those new to the field seek out innovative…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Libraries in Open Societies

    Proceedings of the Fifth International Slavic Librarians' Conference, 1st Edition

    By Harold Leich

    Learn how libraries have risen to the challenges created by the fall of Communism and the rise of information technology! How do librarians and researchers face war, social upheaval, and other challenges after the fall of Communism and the rise of digital technology? Libraries in Open Societies…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • GDPR

    How To Achieve and Maintain Compliance, 1st Edition

    By Mark Foulsham, Brian Hitchen, Andrew Denley

    Following the implementation of the new General Data Protect Regulation on 25 May 2018, organizations should now be fully compliant with their national interpretation of this far-reaching data protection standard. The reality is that most are not; whether through their inappropriate use of online…

    Hardback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge

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