Textbooks: Reference & Information Science

  • The Routledge Atlas of South Asian Affairs book cover

    The Routledge Atlas of South Asian Affairs

    By Robert W. Bradnock

    South Asia has developed from a group of newly independent post-Colonial states of at most secondary importance to the wider world to its current position as a region of central strategic importance to both global economic development and world peace and stability. This Atlas highlights the global…

    Paperback – 2015-08-25
    Routledge

  • Dictionary of the Modern Politics of Southeast Asia book cover

    Dictionary of the Modern Politics of Southeast Asia

    4th Edition

    By Joseph Liow, Michael Leifer

    The past two decades since the end of the Cold War have been years of remarkable change and transformation for Southeast Asia. Long seen as an arena for superpower rivalry, Southeast Asia is increasingly coming into its own by locating itself at the forefront of regional integration initiatives…

    Paperback – 2014-11-21
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Sourcebook of Religion and the American Civil War: A History in Documents book cover

    The Routledge Sourcebook of Religion and the American Civil War

    A History in Documents

    Edited by Robert R. Mathisen

    In recent years, the intersection of religion and the American Civil War has been the focus of a growing area of scholarship. However, primary sources on this subject are housed in many different archives and libraries scattered across the U.S., and are often difficult to find. The Routledge…

    Hardback – 2014-11-17
    Routledge

  • Criminological Research for Beginners: A Student's Guide book cover

    Criminological Research for Beginners

    A Student's Guide

    By Laura Caulfield, Jane Hill

    Criminological Research for Beginners is a comprehensive and engaging guide to research methods in Criminology. Written specifically for undergraduate students and novice researchers, this book has been designed as a practical guide to planning, conducting, and reporting research in the subject. By…

    Paperback – 2014-03-31
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Atlas of Jewish History book cover

    The Routledge Atlas of Jewish History

    8th Edition

    By Martin Gilbert

    'An unusual and compelling insight into Jewish history... sheer detail and breadth of scale' BBC History Magazine This newly revised and updated edition of Martin Gilbert’s Atlas of Jewish History spans over four thousand years of history in 154 maps, presenting a vivid picture of a fascinating…

    Paperback – 2010-01-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Atlases

  • The Routledge Dictionary of Philosophy book cover

    The Routledge Dictionary of Philosophy

    4th Edition

    By Michael Proudfoot, A.R. Lacey

    First published in 1976, the Dictionary of Philosophy has established itself as the best available text of its kind, explaining often unfamiliar, complicated and diverse terminology. Thoroughly revised and expanded, this fourth edition provides authoritative and rigorous definitions of a broad…

    Paperback – 2009-11-02
    Routledge

  • Classification Made Simple: An Introduction to Knowledge Organisation and Information Retrieval book cover

    Classification Made Simple

    An Introduction to Knowledge Organisation and Information Retrieval, 3rd Edition

    By Eric J. Hunter

    This established textbook introduces the essentials of classification as used for information processing. The third edition takes account of developments that have taken place since the second edition was published in 2002. Classification Made Simple provides a useful gateway to more advanced…

    Paperback – 2009-09-02
    Routledge

  • The Social Science Encyclopedia book cover

    The Social Science Encyclopedia

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Adam Kuper, Jessica Kuper

    The Social Science Encyclopedia, first published in 1985 to acclaim from social scientists, librarians and students, was thoroughly revised in 1996, when reviewers began to describe it as a classic. This third edition has been radically recast. Over half the entries are new or have been entirely…

    Paperback – 2008-11-24
    Routledge

  • Organizing Knowledge: An Introduction to Managing Access to Information book cover

    Organizing Knowledge

    An Introduction to Managing Access to Information, 4th Edition

    By Jennifer Rowley, Richard Hartley

    The fourth edition of this standard student text, Organizing Knowledge, incorporates extensive revisions reflecting the increasing shift towards a networked and digital information environment, and its impact on documents, information, knowledge, users and managers. Offering a broad-based…

    Paperback – 2008-01-28
    Routledge

  • Guide to Publishing a Scientific Paper book cover

    Guide to Publishing a Scientific Paper

    By Ann M. Körner

    "Guide to Publishing a Scientific Paper" provides researchers in every field of the biological, physical and medical sciences with all the information necessary to prepare, submit for publication, and revise a scientific paper.   The book includes details of every step in the process that is…

    Paperback – 2008-01-10
    Routledge

  • Usage Statistics of E-Serials book cover

    Usage Statistics of E-Serials

    Edited by David Fowler

    What are the potentials—and limitations—of usage statistics in libraries?As libraries increase their use of electronic resources, the value of quality evaluation of usage statistics has gained greater importance. Usage Statistics of E-Serials tackles this difficult issue by…

    Paperback – 2007-11-30
    CRC Press

  • Fifty Key Thinkers on History book cover

    Fifty Key Thinkers on History

    2nd Edition

    By Marnie Hughes-Warrington

    Edited by Marnie Hughes-Warrington

    Fifty Key Thinkers on History is a superb guide to historiography through the ages. The cross-section of debates and thinkers covered is unique in its breadth, taking in figures from ancient China, Greece and Rome, through the Middle Ages, to contemporary Europe, America, Africa and Australia; from…

    Paperback – 2007-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides

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