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  1. Perspectives on Information

    Edited by Magnus Ramage, David Chapman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

    Information is everywhere, and defines everything in today's society. Moreover, information is a key concept in a wide range of academic disciplines, from quantum physics to public policy. However, these disciplines all interpret the concept in quite different ways. This book looks at information...

    Published June 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Challenges to Library Learning

    Solutions for Librarians

    By Bruce E. Massis

    Series: Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

    The Challenges to Library Learning: Solutions for Librarians is an insightful volume that offers a practical philosophy of engagement that can be used to meet the growing challenges facing librarians, including staffing shortages, depleted or eliminated training budgets, longer hours, greater...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  3. E-Journals Access and Management

    Edited by Wayne Jones

    Series: Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

    The proliferation of e-journals and their impact on library collections is tremendous. E-Journals Access and Management takes a comprehensive look at how e-journals have changed the library landscape and offers librarians strategies to better manage them. This useful resource provides a broad...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Information Worlds

    Behavior, Technology, and Social Context in the Age of the Internet

    By Paul T. Jaeger, Gary Burnett

    Series: Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

    The authors present a multi-level theory of "Information Worlds" to investigate the ways in which information creates the social worlds of people. Building upon the foundational works of Library and Information Studies (LIS) scholar and theorist Elfreda Chatman and philosopher Jurgen Habermas,...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Managing the Transition from Print to Electronic Journals and Resources

    A Guide for Library and Information Professionals

    Edited by Maria Collins, Patrick Carr

    Series: Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

    Managing the Transition from Print to Electronic Journals and Resources: A Guide for Library and Information Professionals is a collection of essays from the leading authorities on print-to-e-resource transition – from library institutions of all sizes and levels of funding. This book will help...

    Published May 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Traditions of Systems Theory

    Major Figures and Contemporary Developments

    Edited by Darrell Arnold

    Series: Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

    The term ‘systems theory’ is used to characterize a set of disparate yet related approaches to fields as varied as information theory, cybernetics, biology, sociology, history, literature, and philosophy. What unites each of these traditions of systems theory is a shared focus on general features...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Libraries, Literatures, and Archives

    Edited by Sas Mays

    Series: Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

    Not only does the library have a long and complex history and politics, but it has an ambivalent presence in Western culture – both a site of positive knowledge and a site of error, confusion, and loss. Nevertheless, in literary studies and in the humanities, including book history, the figure of...

    Published December 6th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Museum Informatics

    People, Information, and Technology in Museums

    By Paul F. Marty, Katherine Burton Jones

    Series: Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

    Museum Informatics explores the sociotechnical issues that arise when people, information, and technology interact in museums. It is designed specifically to address the many challenges faced by museums, museum professionals, and museum visitors in the information society. It examines not only...

    Published January 6th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Digital Scholarship

    Edited by Marta Mestrovic Deyrup

    Series: Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

    Collecting important original essays by librarians and archivists – all of whom are actively engaged in building digital collections – Digital Scholarship details both challenges and proven solutions in establishing, maintaining, and servicing digital scholarship in the humanities. This volume...

    Published December 11th 2008 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Freedom and Information: A History
    By Sara de Freitas
    To Be Published December 1st 2014

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