Knowledge & information management

Competing with Knowledge   Competing with Knowledge
The information professional in the knowledge management age

Angela Abell and Nigel Oxbrow

Knowledge management (KM) is probably the first major management trend to identify information and its management as a crucial element in the success of an organization. In order for information professionals . . .

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Data and Information   Data and Information
Organization and access

G. G. Chowdhury and Sudatta Chowdhury

This important new foundational textbook covers the theory, practice, research issues and contexts of information organization and interactive information retrieval. Readers will learn about the key . . .

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Information at Work   Information at Work
Information management in the workplace

Edited by Katriina Byström, Jannica Heinström and Ian Ruthven

Foreword by Professor Annemaree Lloyd, Swedish School of Library and Information Science, University of Boras Today’s society is characterized by quick technological developments and constant . . .

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Information Governance and Assurance   Information Governance and Assurance
Reducing risk, promoting policy

Alan MacLennan

This comprehensive textbook discusses the legal, organizational and ethical aspects of information governance, assurance and security and their relevance to all aspects of information work. Information . . .

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Information Literacy in the Workplace   Information Literacy in the Workplace
Edited by Marc Forster

This book explains how information literacy (IL) is essential to the contemporary workplace and is fundamental to competent, ethical and evidence-based practice. In today’s information-driven . . .

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Information Rights for Records Managers   Information Rights for Records Managers
Rachael Maguire

Records Managers have tended to find themselves given the responsibility for managing requests under the Freedom of Information (FOI) and Data Protection Acts (DPA), without necessarily having training . . .

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Managing Digital Cultural Objects   Managing Digital Cultural Objects
Analysis, discovery and retrieval

Edited by Allen Foster and Pauline Rafferty

This book explores the analysis and interpretation, discovery and retrieval of a variety of non-textual objects, including image, music and moving image.  Bringing together chapters written by . . .

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Metadata for Information Management and Retrieval, 2nd edition   Metadata for Information Management and Retrieval, 2nd edition
Understanding metadata and its use

David Haynes

This new and updated second edition of a classic text provides a thought provoking introduction to metadata for all library and information students and professionals. Metadata for Information Management . . .

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Practical Data Science for Information Professionals   Practical Data Science for Information Professionals
David Stuart

The growing importance of data science, and the increasing role of information professionals in the management and use of data, are brought together in Practical Data Science for Information Professionals . . .

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Practical Knowledge and Information Management   Practical Knowledge and Information Management
Katharine Schopflin and Matt Walsh

Practical Knowledge and Information Management (KIM) is a guide written by and for knowledge and information management practitioners. As well as offering an introduction to the field, it provides advice . . .

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Recordkeeping Cultures, 2nd edition   Recordkeeping Cultures, 2nd edition
Gillian Oliver and Fiorella Foscarini

Recordkeeping Cultures explores how an understanding of organisational information culture provides the insight necessary for the development and promotion of sound recordkeeping practices. The book . . .

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Records and Information Management, 2nd edition   Records and Information Management, 2nd edition
Patricia C Franks

As Information Management put it, "On the strength of its currency and coverage alone, Franks' book is poised to take over as the recommended go-to reference for both students and RIM professionals . . .

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Records, Information and Data   Records, Information and Data
Exploring the role of record-keeping in an information culture

Geoffrey Yeo

This dynamic book considers whether and how the management of records (and archives) differs from the management of information (and data).  Can archives and records management still make a distinctive . . .

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Social Tagging in a Linked Data Environment   Social Tagging in a Linked Data Environment
Edited by Diane Rasmussen Pennington and Louise Spiteri

Social tagging, hashtags, and geotags are used across a variety of platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, WordPress, Instagram) in different countries and cultures. This book, representing researchers . . .

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The Chief Data Officer's Playbook   The Chief Data Officer's Playbook
Caroline Carruthers and Peter Jackson

The new and rapidly expanding role of the Chief Data Officer (CDO) is of significant interest and relevance to organisations and data professionals internationally. Written by two practicing CDOs, this . . .

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The Freedom of Information Officer's Handbook   The Freedom of Information Officer's Handbook
Paul Gibbons

Freedom of information (FOI) is now an international phenomenon with over 100 countries from Albania to Zimbabwe enacting the right to know for their citizens. Since 2005, the UK’s Freedom of Information . . .

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Trusting Records in the Cloud   Trusting Records in the Cloud
The creation, management, and preservation of trustworthy digital content

Edited by Luciana Duranti and Corinne Rogers

This book presents up-to-date research and offers concrete guidelines for records professionals concerned with challenges to records in the online environment including privacy, accessibility, portability, . . .

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