The Facet Information and Society Collection

Jun 2016 | 928pp

4 volume set
9781783301676
Price: £195.00
CILIP members price: £156.00


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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: A study of continuity and change, 6th edition by John Feather
Sustainability of Scholarly Information by G G Chowdhury
Digital Consumers: Re-shaping the information profession edited by David Nicholas and Ian Rowlands.

There is a 10% discount off the combined price of the books in the Collection.

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

1. Introduction 
2. New models of information production 
3. New models of information storage 
4. New models of information distribution 
5. New models of information consumption 
6. Conclusion 

The Information Society, 6th edition: A study of continuity and change

Introduction. The information society: myth and reality
PART 1: THE HISTORICAL DIMENSION
1. From script to print
2. Mass media and new technology
PART 2: THE ECONOMIC DIMENSION
3. The information market-place
4. Access to information
PART 3: THE POLITICAL DIMENSION 
5. Information rich and information poor
6. Information, the state and the citizen
PART 4 THE INFORMATION PROFESSION 
7. The information profession: a domain delineated 
Afterword. An information society?        

Sustainability of Scholarly Information

1. The sustainability of information: an outline 
2. The three dimensions of sustainability
3. The economic sustainability of information 
4. The environmental sustainability of information
5. The social sustainability of information
6. Printed vs digital content and sustainability issues 
7. Open access models and the sustainability of information 
8. Sustainable management of open access information: a conceptual model 
9. Green information services: a conceptual model 
10. Information access and sustainability issues 
11. The sustainability of information models
12. Research on sustainable information


Digital Consumers: Re-shaping the information profession

1. The digital consumer: an introduction and philosophy - David Nicholas, Ian Rowlands, Richard Withey and Tom Dobrowolski 
2. The digital information marketplace and its economics: the end of exclusivity - Richard Withey 
3. The e-shopper: the growth of the informed purchaser - Chris Russell 
4. The library in the digital age - Michael Moss 
5. The psychology of the digital information consumer - Barrie Gunter 
6. The information-seeking behaviour of the digital consumer: case study – the virtual scholar - David Nicholas, Paul Huntington, Hamid R. Jamali and Tom Dobrowolski 
7. The ‘Google Generation’ – myths and realities about young people’s digital information behaviour - Peter Williams, Ian Rowlands and Maggie Fieldhouse 
8. Trends in digital information consumption and the future - Barrie Gunter 
9. Where do we go from here? - David Nicholas

Dr Martin De Saulles is a Principal Lecturer in digital marketing at the University of Brighton. He has worked in the information and technology sectors for 20 years as a researcher, analyst, entrepreneur, writer and academic.

John Feather BLitt MA PhD FCLIP is Professor of Library and Information Studies and Dean of the Graduate School at Loughborough University; he is a former Pro-Vice Chancellor of Loughborough University.

Professor Gobinda Chowdhury BSc Hons, MSc, PhD, FCLIP is Professor in Information Science at iSchool@northumbria, and Head of the Department of Mathematics and Information Sciences at Northumbria University. Before joining Northumbria University he was a Professor and Director of the Centre for Information and Knowledge Management at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia. For over 25 years he has worked as an academic and researcher in information science in different parts of the world including Asia, Africa, Europe and Australia. For the past few years he has been actively involved in the iSchools activities. Professor Chowdhury has written or edited 15 books and over 150 research papers.

Professor David Nicholas MPhil PhD is Director of the School of Library, Archive and Information Studies, University College London, where he is also Director of the UCL Centre for Publishing and a director of the CIBER research group. He is a member of the British Library Research Board and Editor of Aslib Proceedings.

Dr Ian Rowlands BSc MSc PhD is Reader in Publishing at the School of Library, Archive and Information Studies, University College London, where he is also an active member of the UCL Centre for Publishing and of the CIBER research group. He recently led the Google Generation project for The British Library and JISC.

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