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Forthcoming Library & Information Science Books

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  1. 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...

    To Be Published April 21st 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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,...

    To Be Published June 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    To Be Published June 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    To Be Published August 14th 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...

    To Be Published August 31st 2014 by Routledge

  6. ASLIB Directory of Information Sources in the United Kingdom

    18th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Series: ASLIB DIRECTORY

    First published in 1928, this Directory is the leading information sources reference work on organizations of all kinds. Its diversity is reflected in the wide spectrum of entries it contains; now in its 18h edition, this title provides access to listings of 6,700 societies, clubs, companies,...

    To Be Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Freedom and Information in the Digital Age

    By Sara de Freitas

    Series: Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

    The powerful political call for ‘open access’ to information has become a formative aspect of our societies and culture. As an expression of cultural freedom, digital technology creates a tension between access to information on the one hand and control and power strategies that seek to restrict...

    To Be Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

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