Library & Information Science Products

  • Librarian as Communicator

    Case Studies and International Perspectives

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge

  • Chosen Legacies

    Heritage in Regional Identity

    By Linde Egberts

    The urge for regional identity has not declined in the process of globalization. Rather, heritage is used to develop regional distinctiveness and to charge identities with a past. Particularly helpful for this aim are creational stories, Golden Ages or recent, shared traumas. Some themes such as…

    Hardback – 2017-06-21 
    Routledge

  • Murals and Tourism

    Heritage, Politics and Identity

    Edited by Jonathan Skinner, Lee Jolliffe

    Around the world, tourists are drawn to visit murals painted on walls. Whether heritage asset, legacy leftover, or contested art space, the mural is more than a simple tourist attraction or accidental aspect of tourism material culture. They express something about the politics, heritage and…

    Hardback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Perspectives in Medical Geography

    Theory and Applications for Librarians

    Edited by Amy J. Blatt

    Medical geography is a fascinating area of rapidly evolving study that aims to analyse and improve worldwide health issues based on the geographical factors which have an impact on them. Perspectives in Medical Geography will appeal to both novice and seasoned researchers looking to be informed on…

    Paperback – 2017-06-18 
    Routledge

  • Buried City, Unearthing Teufelsberg

    Berlin and its Geography of Forgetting

    By Benedict Anderson

    Cities are built over the remnants of their past buried beneath their present. We build on what has been built before, whether over foundations formalising previous permanency or over the temporal occupations of ground. But what happens when you shift a city - when you dislodge its occupation of…

    Hardback – 2017-06-09 
    Routledge

  • Consumer Protection and Online Auction Platforms

    Towards a Safer Legal Framework

    By Christine Riefa

    Online auctions have undergone many transformations and continue to attract millions of customers worldwide. However these popular platforms remain understudied by legal scholars and misunderstood by legislators. This book explores the legal classification of online auction sites across a range of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06 
    Routledge

  • Massive Open Online Courses and Higher Education

    What Went Right, What Went Wrong and Where to Next?

    Edited by Rebecca Bennett, Mike Kent

    Since the first MOOC was launched at the University of Manitoba in 2008, this new form of the massification of higher education has been a rollercoaster ride for the university sector. The New York Times famously declared 2012 to be the year of the MOOC. However, by 2014, the number of academic…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge

  • Wisdom, Analytics and Wicked Problems

    Integral Decision-Making In and Beyond the Information Age

    By Ali Intezari, David Pauleen

    The challenges faced by twenty-first-century businesses and governments are characterized as being fundamentally different in nature, scope and level of impact from those of the past. The challenges are ’wicked’ in nature in a sense that ’they are both pernicious and problematic to address’ being…

    Hardback – 2017-04-28 
    Gower
    The Practical Wisdom in Leadership and Organization Series

  • The International Business Archives Handbook

    Understanding and managing the historical records of business

    Edited by Alison Turton

    The International Business Archives Handbook provides up-to-date information and guidance on key issues relating to the understanding and management of the historical records of businesses. Key features include:•             Chapter…

    Hardback – 2017-04-25 
    Routledge

  • Public Sector Records Management

    A Practical Guide

    By Kelvin Smith

    Records management has undergone significant change in recent years, owing to the introduction of freedom of information legislation as well as the development of e-government and e-business and the need to manage records effectively in both the private and public sector. There are very few purely…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Art Practice in a Digital Culture

    Edited by Hazel Gardiner, Charlie Gere

    Much as art history is in the process of being transformed by new information communication technologies, often in ways that are either disavowed or resisted, art practice is also being changed by those same technologies. One of the most obvious symptoms of this change is the increasing numbers of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Integrated Intellectual Asset Management

    A Guide to Exploiting and Protecting your Organization's Intellectual Assets

    By Steve Manton

    Intellectual assets - including documents, designs, know-how, software, data, patents and trademarks - are critical to the delivery of innovative, and cost effective, products and services. Despite this many organizations seek to manage their intellectual assets using a range of bolt-on,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge

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