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  • 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 – 2017-03-14 
    Routledge

  • The Shape of Data in Digital Humanities

    Modeling Texts and Text-based Resources

    By Julia Flanders, Fotis Jannidis

    This book addresses the need of humanities scholars for whom technology and data now play a large role in their research and teaching and who need deeper expertise in the area of data modeling and representation. The authors, all experts in digital humanities, offer a clear explanation of key…

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

  • Digital Palaeography

    By Stewart Brookes, Malte Rehbein, Peter Stokes

    Palaeography, both in the narrow sense of the history of handwriting and more broadly as book history and the study of documents and manuscripts as material objects, stands as the foundation of much of medieval studies. However, the palaeographical method has undergone a significant transformation…

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

  • Advances in Social Media for Travel, Tourism and Hospitality

    New Perspectives, Practice and Cases

    Edited by Marianna Sigala, Ulrike Gretzel

    Building on the foundations of Social Media in Travel, Tourism and Hospitality, this volume presents new developments in research theories, methodologies and applications related to the exploitation and impacts of social media in tourism, travel and hospitality, together with a critical review of…

    Hardback – 2017-02-05 
    Routledge
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

  • The Amusement Park

    History, Culture and the Heritage of Pleasure

    Edited by Jason Wood

    Cyclone, Revolution, Corkscrew; Luna Park, Pleasure Beach, Dreamland – names and places instantly familiar to rollercoaster and amusement park enthusiasts. But what first gave rise to the concept and nomenclature of the amusement park; how did amusement parks develop in Britain and elsewhere, and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-04 
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Queer in Translation

    Edited by B.J. Epstein, Robert Gillett

    As the field of translation studies has developed, translators and translation scholars have become more aware of the unacknowledged ideologies inherent both in texts themselves and in the mechanisms that affect their circulation. This book both analyses the translation of queerness and applies…

    Hardback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • The Practice of Scholarly Communication

    Correspondence Networks between Central and Western Europe, 1550–1700

    By Vladimír Urbánek, Iva Lelková

    Digital humanities have become an integral part of the academic landscape, providing scholars with unique opportunities to explore the past in imaginative and innovative ways. Demonstrating the exciting possibilities of such approaches, this volume draws upon the increasing availability of on-line…

    Hardback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge
    Universal Reform: Studies in Intellectual History, 1550-1700

  • A History of Archival Practice

    By Margaret Procter

    This extended translation of the classic French text Une histoire de l'archivistique provides a wide-ranging international survey of developments in archival practices and management, from the ancient world to the present day. The volume has been substantially revised to incorporate recent…

    Hardback – 2017-01-28 
    Routledge

  • Information Design

    Research and Practice

    Edited by Alison Black, Paul Luna, Ole Lund, Sue Walker

    Information Design provides citizens, business and government with a means of presenting and interacting with complex information. It embraces applications from wayfinding and map reading to forms design; from website and screen layout to instruction. Done well it can communicate across languages…

    Paperback – 2017-01-07 
    Routledge

  • Crowdsourcing our Cultural Heritage

    Edited by Mia Ridge

    Crowdsourcing, or asking the general public to help contribute to shared goals, is increasingly popular in memory institutions as a tool for digitising or computing vast amounts of data. This book brings together for the first time the collected wisdom of international leaders in the theory and…

    Paperback – 2017-01-07 
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • A City's Architecture

    Aberdeen as 'Designed City'

    By William Alvis Brogden

    When considering the successful design of cities, the focus tends to be on famous examples such as Paris or Rome, with equally successful but smaller and more remote examples being ignored. In addition, the more diffuse patterns of settlement of the north and western parts of Europe are hardly…

    Paperback – 2017-01-01 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

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