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New and Published Books

  1. Visualization in the Age of Computerization

    Edited by Annamaria Carusi, Aud Sissel Hoel, Timothy Webmoor, Steve Woolgar

    Series: Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

    Digitalization and computerization are now pervasive in science. This has deep consequences for our understanding of scientific knowledge and of the scientific process, and challenges longstanding assumptions and traditional frameworks of thinking of scientific knowledge. Digital media and...

    Published July 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. An Education in Facebook?

    Higher Education and the World's Largest Social Network

    Edited by Mike Kent, Tama Leaver

    An Education in Facebook? examines and critiques the role of Facebook in the evolving landscape of higher education. At times a mandated part of classroom use, at others an informal network for students, Facebook has become an inevitable component of college life, acting alternately as an...

    Published May 13th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Designing and Developing Library Intranets

    Edited by Nina McHale

    For the past decade, e-mail has been the preferred method of internal communication in libraries. However, relying on email for organizational knowledge management seems a bit like storing birth certificates, car titles, and deeds in a pile of junk mail: the important documents are lost amongst...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Global and Regional Dynamics in Knowledge Flows and Innovation

    Edited by Chris Van Egeraat, Dieter Kogler, Philip Cooke

    Innovation, which in essence is the generation of knowledge and its subsequent application in the marketplace in the form of novel products and processes, has become the key concept in inquiries concerning the contemporary knowledge based economy. Geography plays a decisive role in the underlying...

    Published April 21st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Learning and Research in Virtual Worlds

    Edited by Jeremy Hunsinger, Aleks Krotoski

    Virtual worlds are places where humans interact, and as such they can be environments for research and learning. However, they are complex and mutable in ways that more controlled and traditional environments are not. Although computer-mediated, virtual worlds are multifaceted social systems like...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge