Library & Information Science Products

  • Ireland's 1916 Rising

    Explorations of History-Making, Commemoration & Heritage in Modern Times, 1st Edition

    By Mark McCarthy

    In light of its upcoming centenary in 2016, the time seems ripe to ask: why, how and in what ways has memory of Ireland’s 1916 Rising persisted over the decades? In pursuing answers to these questions, which are not only of historical concern, but of contemporary political and cultural importance,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge

  • The University of Google

    Education in the (Post) Information Age, 1st Edition

    By Tara Brabazon

    Looking at schools and universities, it is difficult to pinpoint when education, teaching and learning started to haemorrhage purpose, aspiration and function. Libraries and librarians have been starved of funding. Teachers cram their curriculum with 'skill development' and 'generic competencies'…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • Local Heritage, Global Context

    Cultural Perspectives on Sense of Place, 1st Edition

    By Rosy Szymanski

    Edited by John Schofield

    'Sense of place' has become a familiar phrase, used to describe emotional attachment to a particular location. As heritage management policy and practices increasingly attempt to draw on the views and expressions of interest amongst local communities, it is important to have a better grasp of what…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Who Needs Experts?

    Counter-mapping Cultural Heritage, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Schofield

    Taking the significant Faro Convention on the Value of Cultural Heritage for Society (Council of Europe 2005) as its starting point, this book presents pragmatic views on the rise of the local and the everyday within cultural heritage discourse. Bringing together a range of case studies within a…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • Many Voices, One Vision: The Early Years of the World Heritage Convention

    1st Edition

    By Christina Cameron, Mechtild Rössler

    In 1972, UNESCO put in place the World Heritage Convention, a highly successful international treaty that influences heritage activity in virtually every country in the world. Focusing on the Convention's creation and early implementation, this book examines the World Heritage system and its global…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • The Dynamics of Heritage

    History, Memory and the Highland Clearances, 1st Edition

    By Laurence Gouriévidis

    There has been much academic interest in the role of museums as places where understanding of the past is shaped and legitimised for a wide and increasingly diverse public. This book focuses on the museum representations of the Highland Clearances - a much neglected aspect of one of the most…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Making Knowledge Visible

    Communicating Knowledge Through Information Products, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Orna

    This ground-breaking book opens up new territory for knowledge and information management. The only way we can make what we know visible to other people is by putting it into Information Products - the products, in any medium, where users meet the information they need, and gain access to the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-23
    Routledge

  • Towards World Heritage

    International Origins of the Preservation Movement 1870-1930, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Hall

    Historic preservation, whether of landscapes or buildings, was an important development of the nineteenth century in many countries. There is however surprisingly little understanding about how it took place, and research into it is narrowly focused. For example, generally landscape preservation…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Information Marketing

    2nd Edition

    By Jennifer Rowley

    The nature of the information marketplace is under continual evolution and all organisations in the information industry need to form new strategic alliances, identify new market segments and evolve new products, employing a full armoury of marketing tactics to succeed in the changing environment.…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Digital Images for the Information Professional

    1st Edition

    By Melissa M. 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,…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Disaster Management in Archives, Libraries and Museums

    1st Edition

    By Graham Matthews, Yvonne Smith

    This important book assesses the current state of disaster management in archives, libraries and museums in the UK and around the world, and provides recommendations for addressing current and future threats. Following an introductory outline of the topic and terminology, the authors provide a…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Revisualizing Visual Culture

    1st Edition

    By Chris Bailey, Hazel Gardiner

    In the past twenty years digital technology has had a radical impact on all the disciplines associated with the visual arts - this book provides expert views of that impact. By looking at the advanced ICT methods now being employed, this volume details the long-lasting effects and advances now…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

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