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  • The Hero Building

    An Architecture of Scottish National Identity, 1st Edition

    By Johnny Rodger

    Why was it that, across Scotland over the last two and a half centuries, architectural monuments were raised to national heroes? Were hero buildings commissioned as manifestations of certain social beliefs, or as a built environmental form of social advocacy? And if so, then how and why were social…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Architecture RePerformed: The Politics of Reconstruction

    1st Edition

    By Tino Mager

    First emerging at the beginning of the twentieth century, architectural reconstruction has increasingly become an instrument to visually revive a long bygone past. This book deals with the phenomenon of meticulous reconstruction in architecture. It argues that the politics of reconstruction go far…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Understanding Community Librarianship

    The Public Library in Post-Modern Britain, 1st Edition

    By Alistair Black, David Muddiman

    In the information society, is the community focused library a real possibility? This book reappraises the relationship between the library and its communities through an examination of the rise and decline of ’community’ librarianship over the last three decades. The authors consider key models…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25
    Routledge

  • Perspectives in Medical Geography

    Theory and Applications for Librarians, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-09-11
    Routledge

  • RDA Around the World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marie-France Plassard, Gordon Dunsire

    This book provides a snapshot of the implementation in various countries around the world of the international cataloging standard RDA: resource description and access. All stages of implementing a new standard are covered, from initial assessment and impact analysis through translation, staff…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • The United States Newspaper Program

    Cataloging Aspects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth C Carter

    Originally published in 1986. Here is a valuable and engaging overview of the cataloging aspects of the United States Newspaper Program, the most extensive and comprehensive original cataloging enterprise undertaken in America. The importance of newspapers for purposes of historical research is…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

  • Participatory archives in a world of ubiquitous media

    1st Edition

    Edited by Natalie Pang, Kai Khiun Liew, Brenda Chang

    The media environment of today is characterised by two critical factors: the development and adoption of ubiquitous mobile devices, and the strengthening of connectivity enabled by advances in ICT infrastructure and social media platforms. These developments have changed interactions and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • Consumer Protection and Online Auction Platforms

    Towards a Safer Legal Framework, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • Leveraging Library Resources in a World of Fiscal Restraint and Institutional Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin B. Gunn, Elizabeth Dankert Hammond

    Given the continuing cataclysmic shift in the economic landscape in the last few years, librarians have been forced to reevaluate not only the traditional services that they offer but also their continued existence and relevance to their academic institutions. Given the ‘new normal’ of tighter…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • Understanding Creative Users of ICTs

    Users as Social Actors, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Kurt Herold, Harmeet Sawhney, Leopoldina Fortunati

    The disjuncture between the design intent of the developers of ICTs and the needs of the users has often led to surprising use of new technologies, as users have refused to become mere agents of the designers. Individual users have adopted their own uses of ICTs based on the complex webs of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • Creating Collaborative Advantage

    Innovation and Knowledge Creation in Regional Economies, 1st Edition

    By Hans Christian Garmann Johnsen, Richard Ennals

    In the emerging new collaborative economic order, innovation is achieved by an integrated process of collaboration between policymakers, business and society. Often, the focus for this collaboration is at a regional level. Creating Collaborative Advantage examines the trends in innovation policy…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • e-Negotiations

    Networking and Cross-Cultural Business Transactions, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Harkiolakis, Daphne Halkias

    Practical negotiating skills, including those needed for cross-cultural negotiations have long been taught in classrooms, along with some of the theory that underpins them. Most of this has been based on the notion that negotiation will be interpersonal and face-to-face. In recent years, though,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

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