Library & Information Science Products

  • What's in a Word-list?

    Investigating Word Frequency and Keyword Extraction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dawn Archer

    The frequency with which particular words are used in a text can tell us something meaningful both about that text and also about its author because their choice of words is seldom random. Focusing on the most frequent lexical items of a number of generated word frequency lists can help us to…

    Hardback – 2009-03-09
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • The Multiplicities of Internet Addiction

    The Misrecognition of Leisure and Learning, 1st Edition

    By Nicola F. Johnson

    Overuse of the internet is often characterized as problematic, disruptive, or addictive, with stories frequently claiming that online use interferes with relationships, or that 'excessive' time in front of computer screens is unhealthy. The Multiplicities of Internet Addiction contests the claim…

    Hardback – 2009-02-17

  • Southeast Asian Culture and Heritage in a Globalising World

    Diverging Identities in a Dynamic Region, 1st Edition

    By Rahil Ismail

    Edited by Brian Shaw

    Southeast Asia has in recent years become a crossroads of cultures with high levels of ethnic pluralism, not only between countries, sub-regions and urban areas, but also at the local levels of community and neighbourhood. Illustrated by a series of international case studies, this book…

    Hardback – 2009-01-14
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Renewing our Libraries

    Case Studies in Re-planning and Refurbishment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Dewe

    With the wish to heighten their profile, modernize their environment and increase use, libraries in the UK have refurbished and, where necessary and possible, extended their existing buildings. Although much has been achieved in this regard across the UK, more continues and needs to be accomplished…

    Hardback – 2009-01-12

  • Text Editing, Print and the Digital World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathryn Sutherland, Marilyn Deegan

    Traditional critical editing, defined by the paper and print limitations of the book, is now considered by many to be inadequate for the expression and interpretation of complex works of literature. At the same time, digital developments are permitting us to extend the range of text objects we can…

    Hardback – 2008-12-28
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Digital Images for the Information Professional

    1st Edition

    By Melissa Terras

    In the past decade, the way image based media is created, disseminated, and shared has changed exponentially, as digital imaging technology has replaced traditional film based media. Digital images have become the pervasive photographic medium of choice for the general public. Most libraries,…

    Hardback – 2008-11-20
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Port Cities of Atlantic Iberia, c. 1500–1900

    1st Edition

    By Patrick O'Flanagan

    Charting the evolution of the port cities of Atlantic Spain and Portugal over four centuries, this book examines the often dynamic interaction between the large privileged ports of Lisbon, Seville and Cadiz (the Metropoles) and the smaller ports of, among others, Oporto, Corunna and Santander (the…

    Hardback – 2008-10-28

  • Electronic Commerce and International Private Law

    A Study of Electronic Consumer Contracts, 1st Edition

    By Lorna E. Gillies

    Electronic Commerce and International Private Law examines the maximization of consumer protection via the consumer's jurisdiction and law. It discusses the proposition that a new connecting factor be used to improve the efficiency of juridical protection for consumers who contract with foreign…

    Hardback – 2008-09-28

  • Jewish Topographies

    Visions of Space, Traditions of Place, 1st Edition

    By Julia Brauch, Anna Lipphardt

    How have Jews experienced their environments and how have they engaged with specific places? How do Jewish spaces emerge, how are they contested, performed and used? With these questions in mind, this anthology focuses on the production of Jewish space and lived Jewish spaces and sheds light on…

    Hardback – 2008-09-19
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Making Digital Cultures

    Access, Interactivity, and Authenticity, 1st Edition

    By Martin Hand

    Many people in the West or global North now live in a culture of 24/7 instant messaging, iPods and MP3s, streamed content, blogs, ubiquitous digital images and Facebook. But they are also surrounded by even more paper, books, telephone calls and material objects of one kind or another. The…

    Hardback – 2008-08-18

  • The Social Dynamics of Information and Communication Technology

    1st Edition

    By Leslie Haddon

    Edited by Eugène Loos

    What shapes the role of Information and Communication Technologies in our everyday life? Despite the speed with which information and communication technologies such as the PC, mobile telephone and internet have found their way into society, there remains a good deal of debate surrounding their…

    Hardback – 2008-08-01

  • Geography and Genealogy

    Locating Personal Pasts, 1st Edition

    By Jeanne Kay Guelke

    Edited by Dallen J. Timothy

    Genealogy has become a widely popular pursuit, as millions of people now research their family history, trace their forebears, attend family reunions and travel to ancestral home sites. Geographers have much to contribute to the serious study of the family history phenomenon. Land records, maps…

    Hardback – 2008-03-25
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

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