Issues and trends

Better Library and Learning Space   Better Library and Learning Space
Projects, trends, ideas

Edited by Les Watson

What are the most important things a 21st-century library should do with its space? Each chapter in this cutting-edge text addresses this critical question, capturing the insights and practical ideas . . .

read more >>>

Digital Consumers   Digital Consumers
Re-shaping the information profession

Edited by David Nicholas and Ian Rowlands

The information professions - librarianship, archives, publishing and, to some extent, journalism - have been rocked by the digital transition that has led to disintermediation, easy access and massive . . .

read more >>>

Envisioning Future Academic Library Services   Envisioning Future Academic Library Services
Initiatives, ideas and challenges

Edited by Sue McKnight

There are huge challenges facing the library and information science profession owing to the rapidly changing environment in which it exists. Librarians need to be 'blended professionals' who can . . .

read more >>>

Information 2.0, 2nd edition   Information 2.0, 2nd edition
New models of information production, distribution and consumption

Martin De Saulles

This textbook provides an overview of the digital information landscape and explains the implications of the technological changes for the information industry, from publishers and broadcasters to the . . .

read more >>>

Information Science in Transition   Information Science in Transition
Edited by Alan Gilchrist

Are we at a turning point in digital information? The expansion of the internet was unprecedented; search engines dealt with it in the only way possible - scan as much as they could and throw it all into . . .

read more >>>

Is Digital Different?   Is Digital Different?
How information creation, capture, preservation and discovery are being transformed

Edited by Michael Moss, Barbara Endicott-Popovsky and Marc J Dupuis

This edited collection brings together global experts to explore the role of information professionals in the transition from an analogue to a digital environment. The contributors, including David . . .

read more >>>

Library and Information Science   Library and Information Science
A guide to key literature and sources

Michael F. Bemis

This unique annotated bibliography is a complete, up-to-date guide to sources of information on library and information science.   Far from just compiling a simple list of sources, author Michael . . .

read more >>>

Reflecting on the Future of Academic and Public Libraries   Reflecting on the Future of Academic and Public Libraries
Edited by Peter Hernon and Joseph R. Matthews

Academic and public libraries are much different today than they were even 15 years ago. And with even bigger changes on the horizon, what lies in store? In this systematic attempt to speak to academic . . .

read more >>>

The Facet Information and Society Collection   The Facet Information and Society Collection

This Collection contains the following books: • Information 2.0: New models of information production, distribution and consumption, 2nd edition by Martin De Saulles • The Information Society: . . .

read more >>>

The Facet Research Support Collection 2   The Facet Research Support Collection 2

This Collection contains the following books: Practical Tips for Facilitating Research by Moira Bent Dynamic Research Support for Academic Libraries edited by Starr Hoffman Altmetrics: . . .

read more >>>

The Network Reshapes the Library   The Network Reshapes the Library
Lorcan Dempsey on libraries, services, and networks

Lorcan Dempsey and Kenneth J Varnum

This collection of insights from library technology guru Lorcan Dempsey offers readers valuable reflections on emerging trends and key areas of concern as well as a visionary approach to libraries’ . . .

read more >>>