Library & Information Science Products

  • 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 – 2017-05-18 
    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

    Alison Turton is Group Archivist of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group, UK…

    Hardback – 2017-04-06 
    Routledge

  • Living in Digital Worlds

    Designing the Digital Public Space

    By Naomi Jacobs, Rachel Cooper

    Digital public space is a term that originated with the BBC. The term defines a conceptual space of interaction with digital information and culture - that is, information that is stored at some point in the process through digital technology and available to anyone. Naomi Jacobs and Rachel…

    Hardback – 2017-03-28 
    Routledge

  • Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences, Fourth Edition (Print Version)

    4th Edition

    Edited by John D. McDonald, Michael Levine-Clark

    The Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences, now in its fourth edition,  compiles the contributions of major researchers and practitioners and explores the cultural institutions of more than 30 countries. This major reference presents over 550 entries extensively reviewed for…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    CRC Press

  • Displaced Archives

    Edited by James Lowry

    Displaced archives have long been a problem and their existence continues to trouble archivists, historians and government officials. Displaced Archives brings together leading international experts to comprehensively explore the current state of affairs for the first time. Drawing on case studies…

    Hardback – 2017-03-09 
    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 – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Digital Libraries

    Policy, Planning and Practice

    By Judith Andrews

    Edited by Derek Law

    Digital Libraries: Policy, Planning and Practice brings together a wealth of international experience in the planning and implementation of digital and hybrid library projects, providing a stimulating and informative handbook and reference for library staff and information managers. It consists of…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    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 – 2017-02-28 
    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 – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Modern Methods for Musicology

    Prospects, Proposals, and Realities

    Edited by Tim Crawford, Lorna Gibson

    Written by leading experts, this volume provides a picture of the realities of current ICT use in musicology as well as prospects and proposals for how it could be fruitfully used in the future. Through its coverage of topics spanning content-based sound searching/retrieval, sound and content…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Subject Librarians

    Engaging with the Learning and Teaching Environment

    By Penny Dale

    Edited by Matt Holland

    The university subject librarians' role is at the centre of new models of teaching and learning, yet further debate and published contributions are still needed to shape its future direction. Subject Librarians: Engaging with the Learning and Teaching Environment assesses trends and challenges in…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge

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