Library and information science research

Annual Review of Cultural Heritage Informatics   Annual Review of Cultural Heritage Informatics

Edited by Samantha K Hastings

The Annual Review of Cultural Heritage Informatics (ARCHI) is a pivotal resource for cultural heritage scholars, professionals and students providing a compendium of current research, educational initiatives . . .

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Catalogue 2.0   Catalogue 2.0
The future of the library catalogue

Edited by Sally Chambers

Will there be a library catalogue in the future and, if so, what will it look like? In the last 25 years, the library catalogue has undergone an evolution, from card catalogues to OPACs, discovery systems . . .

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Cultural Heritage Information   Cultural Heritage Information
Access and management

Edited by Ian Ruthven and G. G. Chowdhury

This book provides an overview of various challenges and contemporary research activities in cultural heritage information focusing particularly on the cultural heritage content types, their characteristic . . .

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Delivering Impact with Digital Resources   Delivering Impact with Digital Resources
Planning your strategy in the attention economy

Simon Tanner

This book provides practical guidance for delivering and sustaining value and impact from digital content. Our digital presence has the power to change lives and life opportunities. We must understand . . .

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Digital Archives   Digital Archives
Management, use and access

Edited by Milena Dobreva

Foreword by Professor Kalpana Shankar, Head of School of Information & Communication Studies, University College Dublin This landmark edited collection offers a wide-ranging overview of . . .

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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 . . .

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Digital Humanities in Practice   Digital Humanities in Practice
Edited by Claire Warwick, Melissa Terras and Julianne Nyhan

This cutting-edge and comprehensive introduction to digital humanities explains the scope of the discipline and state of the art and provides a wide-ranging insight into emerging topics and avenues of . . .

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Digital Libraries and Information Access   Digital Libraries and Information Access
Research perspectives

Edited by G. G. Chowdhury and Schubert Foo

An authoritative and truly global exploration of current research in digital libraries. Internationally-renowned academics discuss what has been achieved with digital libraries and what we can expect . . .

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Electronic Legal Deposit   Electronic Legal Deposit
Shaping the library collections of the future

Paul Gooding and Melissa Terras

This edited collection provides a timely account of the social, institutional and user impacts of e-legal deposit.    Since legal deposit regulations were introduced in the United Kingdom and . . .

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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 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 . . .

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Information Systems   Information Systems
Process and practice

Edited by Christine Urquhart, Faten Hamad, Dina Tbaishat and Alison Yeoman

This new book takes a holistic view of information architecture to offer information professionals a vital critical analysis of library and information service architecture with discussion of methods, . . .

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Information, Mapping and Power   Information, Mapping and Power
New methods for exploring the development and teaching of information literacy education and mapping

Andrew Whitworth

This is the first book to study how the political content of information literacy (IL) arises from the way it has become defined and is taught. It introduces new methods for research into the development . . .

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Informed Societies   Informed Societies
Why information literacy matters for citizenship, participation and democracy

Edited by Stéphane Goldstein

This book explains how and why information literacy can help to foster critical thinking and discerning attitudes, enabling citizens to play an informed role in society and its democratic processes. In . . .

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Innovations in Information Retrieval   Innovations in Information Retrieval
Perspectives for theory and practice

Edited by Allen Foster and Pauline Rafferty

The advent of new information retrieval (IR) technologies and approaches to storage and retrieval provide communities with previously unheard of opportunities for mass documentation, digitization, and . . .

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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 . . .

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Preserving Complex Digital Objects   Preserving Complex Digital Objects
Edited by Janet Delve and David Anderson

This ground-breaking edited collection explores the challenges of preserving complex digital objects such as simulations, visualisations, digital art and video games. Drawing on the outputs of the JISC-funded . . .

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Preserving Our Heritage   Preserving Our Heritage
Perspectives from antiquity to the digital age

Edited by Michele V. Cloonan

2016 Society of American Archivsts' Preservation Publication Award Winner This book aims to introduce students and professionals to readings that will help them in their studies and their professional . . .

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Rethinking Information Literacy   Rethinking Information Literacy
A practical framework for supporting learning

Edited by Jane Secker and Emma Coonan

A vision for the future of information literacy teaching.   Based on groundbreaking research, undertaken by the authors as part of the prestigious Arcadia Programme at Cambridge University, . . .

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Sustainability of Scholarly Information   Sustainability of Scholarly Information
G. G. Chowdhury

This is the first book to discuss the sustainable development of digital scholarly information in three key aspects: economic, social and environmental sustainability.  Taking as its starting point . . .

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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: . . .

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The Facet Information Science Collection   The Facet Information Science Collection

This Collection contains the following books: Cultural Heritage Information: Access and management Edited by Ian Ruthven and G. G. Chowdhury   Information Systems: Process and practice Edited . . .

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The Future of Archives and Recordkeeping   The Future of Archives and Recordkeeping
A reader

Edited by Jennie Hill

The way in which we view the nature of archives and the role of the archivist has changed significantly in the last few decades. With increasing interest from outside of the profession, the idea of archives . . .

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