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  • Technologies of Refuge and Displacement

    Rethinking Digital Divides

    By Linda Leung

    This book explores access to and use of technology from the perspective of those on the ’wrong’ side of the digital divide, examining refugees as a group that has received scant attention as technology users, in spite of their need for technology as a means to maintaining links with family during…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Invisible Search and Online Search Engines

    The Ubiquity of Search in Everyday Life

    By Jutta Haider, Olof Sundin

    Search and 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 with them on a daily…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge

  • Anthropology at Home: Developments in French

    By Marion Demossier

    Using a series of case studies, starting in 1945 with the fall of the Vichy regime, this book explores French ethnology as an academic discipline and as a practice, in relation to the politics of heritage and the fostering of cultural identities at both a national and regional level. It argues that…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Elements of Diagramming

    Design Theories, Analyses and Methods

    By Clive J. Richards

    This book brings together some of the growing number of research studies and inquiries into practice that have focused on the visual communication design aspects of diagrams used principally to inform the non-expert. This places it firmly in the domain of that viewer/user-centred field of endeavour…

    Hardback – 2018-12-30 
    Routledge

  • The New Public Library

    Design Innovation for the Twenty-First Century

    By R. Thomas Hille

    The New Public Library is an in-depth design study of an exemplary collection of recent public libraries, and the historical precedents that have informed and inspired their development. An introductory overview presents seven critical themes that characterize public library design, past and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-03 
    Routledge

  • Managing Knowledge in Project Environments

    By Judy Payne, Steve Simister

    Managing Knowledge in Project Environments illustrates how the trouble with knowledge management is that it can mean anything from documents and data systems to managing ideas. This confusion is exacerbated in a project environment where managers work on deliverables or goals and rarely have time…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Fundamentals of Project Management

  • Curating the Contemporary

    The Culture and Context of the 21st Century Curator

    By Catherine McDermott

    Curating the Contemporary is a unique and useful book, which provides an exploration of new curatorial developments that have impacted not only on museum practice, but also across international creative industries. In the twenty-first century, the traditional role of the curator as…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Medical Obituaries

    American Physicians' Biographical Notices in Selected Medical Journals before 1907

    By Lisabeth M. Holloway

    Originally published in 1981, and then again in 1995, Medical Obituaries is an extensive index begun in the 1960s cataloguing biographical data for American physicians from the 18th and 19th century. The book is an extensive index of American physicians and surgeons and contains an extensive list…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • Nobel Laureates in Medicine or Physiology

    A Biographical Dictionary

    Edited by Daniel M. Fox, Marcia Meldrum, Ira Rezak

    Originally published in 1990, Nobel Laureates in Medicine or Physiology is a biographical reference work about the recipients of Nobel Prizes in Medicine or Physiology from 1901-1989. Each article is written by an accomplished historian of medicine or science. The book is designed to be accessible…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • Managing Cultural Change in Public Libraries

    By John Pateman, Joe Pateman

    Managing Cultural Change in Public Libraries argues that changes to library strategies and systems can lead to transformations in library structures that can, in turn, shape and determine organizational culture. Drawing on Management theories, as well as the ideas of Marx and Maslow, the authors…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

  • Wisdom, Analytics and Wicked Problems

    Integral Decision Making for the Data Age

    By Ali Intezari, David Pauleen

    The challenges faced by 21st-century businesses, organizations and governments are characterized as being fundamentally different in nature, scope and levels of impact from those of the past. As problems become increasingly complex and wicked, conventional reductive approaches and data-based…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Gower
    The Practical Wisdom in Leadership and Organization Series

  • The Shape of Data in Digital Humanities

    Modeling Texts and Text-based Resources

    Edited by Julia Flanders, Fotis Jannidis

    Data and its technologies now play a large and growing role in humanities research and teaching. This book addresses the needs of humanities scholars who seek deeper expertise in the area of data modeling and representation. The authors, all experts in digital humanities, offer a clear explanation…

    Hardback – 2018-10-22 
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

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