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New and Published Books

  1. Media History and the Archive

    Edited by Craig Robertson

    By the time readers encounter academic history in the form of books and articles, all that tends to be left of an author’s direct experience with archives is pages of endnotes. Whether intentionally or not, archives have until recently been largely thought of as discrete collections of documents,...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Participatory archives in a world of ubiquitous media

    Edited by Natalie Pang, Kai Khiun Liew, Brenda Chang

    The media environment of today is characterised by two critical factors: the development and adoption of ubiquitous mobile devices, and the strengthening of connectivity enabled by advances in ICT infrastructure and social media platforms. These developments have changed interactions and...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 25th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 30th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 30th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 30th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 16th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 24th 2014 by Routledge