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

Today’s society is characterized by quick technological developments and constant changes to our information environments. One of the biggest changes has been on our workplace environments where . . .

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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

This book provides a practical guide to implementing knowledge and information initiatives in the workplace. Drawing on case studies from practitioners in a range of different work environments, it outlines . . .

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Records and Information Management   Records and Information Management
Patricia C. Franks

This book provides a comprehensive, strategic approach to the creation, management, and disposition of information and records in organisations and is the first to analyse the impact that cloud computing . . .

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

The eBook of this title is available to purchase from eBooks.com (for individuals) or from these suppliers (for libraries and institutions) The new and rapidly expanding role of . . .

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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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