Reference & Information Science Products

  • Reference Assessment and Evaluation

    1st Edition

    Learn effective ways to assess and evaluate reference services in YOUR libraryInnovation and the constant evolution of technology continually spur academic librarians to find superior ways to deliver high quality reference service to students, faculty, and researchers. Reference Assessment and…

    Hardback – 2006-10-17

  • Politics of Oil

    A Survey, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bulent Gokay

    This new title presents key information on the oil industry world-wide, and will be of interest to anyone involved in or studying the politics of oil production, processing and selling. Oil has long been at the forefront of political agendas, and with increased tensions in the Middle East, there…

    Hardback – 2006-10-12
    Europa Politics of ... series

  • Preservation, Tourism and Nationalism

    The Jewel of the German Past, 1st Edition

    By Joshua Hagen

    Since its discovery by German romantics and nationalists, Rothenburg has been an established icon of the German nation and its medieval past. By tracing Rothenburg's historical development as a place of national importance, this book examines the cultural politics of historical preservation and…

    Hardback – 2006-07-28
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Subject Librarians

    Engaging with the Learning and Teaching Environment, 1st Edition

    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…

    Hardback – 2006-06-02

  • Globalization and International Investment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fiona Beveridge

    This volume brings together a broad range of articles on international law and foreign investment which together provide a contemporary overview of the diverse range of issues and perspectives which continue to exercise policy-makers and scholars alike. Central to this collection is the tension…

    Hardback – 2005-12-23
    The International Library of Essays on Globalization and Law

  • Digital Applications for Cultural and Heritage Institutions

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Hemsley, Vito Cappellini, Gerd Stanke

    Electronic imaging and digital applications have brought numerous benefits for museums, galleries, archives and other organizations in the arts, culture and heritage sectors. Bringing together leading international practitioners from different disciplines, the EVA (Electronic Imaging and the Visual…

    Hardback – 2005-10-28

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2005-08-16

  • (Dis)Placing Empire

    Renegotiating British Colonial Geographies, 1st Edition

    By Michael M. Roche

    Edited by Lindsay J. Proudfoot

    While there has been for the past two decades a lively and extensive academic debate about postcolonial representations of imperialism and colonialism, there has been little work which focuses on 'placed' materialist or critical geographical perspectives. The contributors to this volume offer such…

    Hardback – 2005-06-20
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Senses of Place: Senses of Time

    1st Edition

    By G.J. Ashworth

    Edited by Brian Graham

    Bringing together case studies from Ireland, the Netherlands, Canada, Germany and Mexico, this book examines the link between senses of place and senses of time. It suggests that not only do place identities change through time, but imagined pasts also provide resources which the present selects…

    Hardback – 2005-04-18
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Britain and Tibet 1765-1947

    A Select Annotated Bibliography of British Relations with Tibet and the Himalayan States including Nepal, Sikkim and Bhutan
    Revised and Updated to 2003, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julie Marshall

    This bibliography is a record of British relations with Tibet in the period from 1765 to 1947. It also provides background information to Tibet's claims to independence, an issue of current importance. The work is divided into a number of sections and subsections, based on chronology, geography and…

    Hardback – 2005-03-31

  • Ireland's Heritages

    Critical Perspectives on Memory and Identity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark McCarthy

    This book is the first sustained attempt to incorporate critical scholarship and thought at the cutting edge of contemporary geography, history and archaeology into the burgeoning field of Irish heritage studies. It seeks to illustrate the validity of multiple depictions of the Irish past, showing…

    Hardback – 2005-03-25
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Indexing Multimedia and Creative Works

    The Problems of Meaning and Interpretation, 1st Edition

    By Pauline Rafferty, Rob Hidderley

    Indexing and information retrieval work properly only if language and interpretation are shared by creator and user. This is more complex for non-verbal media. The authors of Indexing Multimedia and Creative Works explore these challenges against a background of different theories of language and…

    Hardback – 2005-02-16

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