This fully revised and updated edition of the bestselling Chief Data Officer's Playbook offers new insights into the role of the CDO and the data environment. Written by two of the world's leading experts in data driven transformation, it addresses the changes that have taken place in 'data', in the role of the 'CDO', and the expectations and ambitions of organisations. Most importantly, it will place the role of the CDO into the context of a c-suite player for organisations that wish to recover quickly and with long-term stability from the current global economic downturn.
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 to provide a practical introduction specifically designed for information professionals.
'Does this collection of explanations, ideas and experiences meet the purpose of the book, and potentially satisfy the needs of its readers? Yes. There is a balance of background, basic information, explanation of applications (often with diagrams), and acknowledgement that the topic is still developing. It is not a work for the IT specialist, but for anyone in an information organisation.'
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 information professionals who manage information in all its forms.
This edited collection examines the changing roles of the librarian and how working within a rich digital environment has impacted on the ability of professionals to develop the appropriate 'know how', skills, knowledge and behaviours required in order to operate effectively.
Brings together some of the foremost international cataloguing practitioners and thought leaders, including Lorcan Dempsey, Emmanuelle Bermès, Marshall Breeding and Karen Calhoun, to provide an overview of the current state of the art of the library catalogue and look ahead to see what the library catalogue might become.
This handbook will assist cataloguers when creating metadata for sharing bibliographic records or digital collections on the web and provides examples of how to use XLML or XSLT scripting with library records.
This title looks at the Internet, intranet and information management across sectors, and emphasizes the important role that LIS professionals should play in website management. Its focus is more on the non- technical issues such as planning and establishing a website, and identifying appropriate information to appear on it.
First applied to internet gateways such as Yahoo, the concept of the "portal" has evolved in a number of directions. How can information services best take advantage of internet portals to improve access to resources? This collection seeks answers to such questions, providing an overview of how portals are being used.
Exploring Discovery examines the range of discovery-focused tools and technologies being deployed by libraries and provides a series of case studies illustrating the interfaces and technologies that can be used by libraries today.
This textbook, the first in the Computing for Information Professionals series provides a hands-on and appropriately technical introduction to data and databases for information professionals and students of library and information science.