In an information environment shaped by an ever-growing and persistent demand for more and more digital content from every direction, it has become increasingly important that publishers, libraries and information professionals understand the challenges and opportunities of the Google environment. This book addresses these issues.
Data management has become an essential requirement for information professionals. This title defines what is required to achieve a culture of effective data management offering advice on the skills required, legal and contractual obligations, strategies and management plans and the data management infrastructure of specialists and services.
This groundbreaking guide will lead researchers, institutions and policy makers through the processes needed to set up and run effective institutional research data management services to support their researchers and networks.
This book provides strategic insights drawn from librarians who are meeting the challenge of digital scholarship, utilizing the latest technologies and creating new knowledge in partnership with researchers, scholars, colleagues and students.
The most important thing today's students can learn is how to find and evaluate information. This book provides in-depth discussion of aspects of media literacy and how they can be used to manipulate information. Classroom exercises are provided to help instructors teach vital media literacy skills to their students.