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Major Figures and Contemporary Developments
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
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
This guide provides academics, students, librarians, researchers and public administrators with the tools that can direct them through the immeasurable amount of public administration information sources. Not only a compendium of political science and government resources, this book also offers...
Published June 14th 2012 by CRC Press
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 April 10th 2011 by Routledge
Behavior, Technology, and Social Context in the Age of the Internet
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 March 25th 2010 by Routledge
People, Information, and Technology in Museums
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
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
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 July 13th 2008 by Routledge
A Guide for Library and Information Professionals
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 June 29th 2008 by Routledge
Solutions for Librarians
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 June 5th 2008 by Routledge
Managing the Transition from Print to Electronic Journals and Resources: A Guide for Library and Information Professionals
To Be Published August 14th 2014
Freedom and Information in the Digital Age
To Be Published August 31st 2014