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New and Published Books

  1. Perspectives on Social Media

    A Yearbook

    Edited by Piet Kommers, Pedro Isaias, Tomayess Issa

    Perspectives on Social Media presents the most current research on the effectiveness of social media across sectors. Progress in finding better applications for social media relies on the difficult task of integrating media technologies into fields such as engineering, marketing, health, learning,...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Future Communication, Information and Computer Science

    Edited by Dawei Zheng

    The 2014 International Conference on Future Communication, Information and Computer Science (FCICS 2014) was held May 22-23, 2014 in Beijing, China. The objective of FCICS 2014 was to provide a platform for researchers, engineers and academics as well as industrial professionals from all over the...

    Published August 6th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. The Serious Leisure Perspective

    An Introduction

    By Sam Elkington, Robert A. Stebbins

    The "Serious Leisure Perspective" (SLP) is a theoretical framework that can help us understand the complexities of modern leisure as both an activity and an experience. Bringing together the study of serious leisure, casual leisure and project-based leisure, it is an essential component of the...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Teaching Library

    Approaches to Assessing Information Literacy Instruction

    Get the information needed to advocate for the significance of your library! How do you make the case that your library is a valuable instruction center? The Teaching Library helps librarians assess data on information literacy instruction programs so that they can better support the teaching...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Information Technology and Applications

    Edited by Xiaolong Li

    Published July 14th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Information Science

    Edited by David Nicholas, Eti Herman

    Series: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

    Information Science is concerned with the theoretical and practical aspects of effective information provision and consumption. In particular, information scientists explore the theoretical underpinnings and practical competencies involved in the generation, collection, organization, processing,...

    Published June 24th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Metadata Best Practices and Guidelines

    Current Implementation and Future Trends

    Edited by Jung-ran Park

    Metadata best practices and guidelines function as an essential mechanism for metadata planning, application and management, and interoperability. There has been a rapidly growing body of digital repositories and collections; accordingly, a wide range of digital projects and initiatives have...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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