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Theory Development in the Information Sciences

by Diane H. Sonnenwald

Emerging as a discipline in the first half of the twentieth century, the information sciences study how people, groups, organizations, and governments create, share, disseminate, manage, search, access, evaluate,...


Quality and the Academic Library: Reviewing, Assessing and Enhancing Service Provision

by Jeremy Atkinson

Quality and the Academic Library: Reviewing, Assessing and Enhancing Service Provision provides an in-depth review and analysis of quality management and service quality in academic libraries. All aspects of...


Education, Values and Ethics in International Heritage: Learning to Respect

by Jeanette Atkinson

The changing and evolving relationship between museums and communities, Indigenous, ethnic and marginalized, has been a primary point of discussion in the heritage sector in recent years. Questions of official...


Crowdsourcing our Cultural Heritage

by Mia Ridge

Crowdsourcing, or asking the general public to help contribute to shared goals, is increasingly popular in memory institutions as a tool for digitising or computing vast amounts of data. This book brings together...


Digital Dieting: From Information Obesity to Intellectual Fitness

by Tara Brabazon

Imagine if a student spent as much time managing information as celebrities doted on dieting? While eating too much food may be the basis of a moral panic about obesity, excessive information is rarely discussed...


Developing Community-Led Public Libraries: Evidence from the UK and Canada

by John Pateman & Ken Williment

This important book examines the potential for a new community led service model in public libraries. Using theoretical approaches to working with socially excluded community members, with a direct application...


Migrating Heritage: Experiences of Cultural Networks and Cultural Dialogue in Europe

by Perla Innocenti

Bringing together an international forum of experts, this book looks at how museums, libraries and further public cultural institutions respond to the effects of globalisation, mobility and migration across...


Museums and Restitution: New Practices, New Approaches

by Kostas Arvanitis & Louise Tythacott

This book examines contemporary approaches to restitution from the perspective of museums. It focuses on the ways in which these institutions have been addressing the subject at a regional, national and international...


Museums in the New Mediascape: Transmedia, Participation, Ethics

by Jenny Kidd

The museum today faces complex questions of definition, representation, ethics, aspiration and economic survival. Alongside this we see burgeoning use of an array of new media including increasingly dynamic...


Government Information Management in the 21st Century: International Perspectives

by Peggy Garvin

Government Information Management in the 21st Century provides librarians, information professionals, and government information policy leaders with a comprehensive and authoritative state-of-the-art review...


BIALL Handbook of Legal Information Management

by Loyita Worley & Sarah Spells

The second edition of this popular handbook has been thoroughly updated by the original team of experts and some new contributors, to provide current best practice guidance on the key legal information issues...


Harrod's Librarians' Glossary and Reference Book: A Directory of Over 10,200 Terms, Organizations, Projects and Acronyms in the Areas of Information M

by Ray Prytherch

Listing over 10,000 entries, Harrod's Librarians' Glossary and Reference Book spans everything from traditional printing terms to search engines and from book formats to URLs. Revisions for this tenth edition...


Business School Libraries in the 21st Century

by Tim Wales

In a period of change, consolidation and cut-backs as well as rapid technological developments, the business school library is often at the forefront of new initiatives and innovative approaches to delivering...


Modern Methods for Musicology: Prospects, Proposals, and Realities

by Tim Crawford & Lorna Gibson

Written by leading experts, this volume provides a picture of the realities of current ICT use in musicology as well as prospects and proposals for how it could be fruitfully used in the future. Through its...


Public Libraries and Social Justice

by John Pateman & John Vincent

The need for public libraries to tackle social exclusion and engage in social justice becomes ever more urgent as the gap between rich and poor continues to widen, and the very survival of public libraries in...


Public Libraries in the 21st Century: Defining Services and Debating the Future

by Anne Goulding

Public Libraries in the 21st Century presents a comprehensive analysis of the impact of recent policy initiatives directly targeted at public libraries along with broader developments in the public sector environment...


Art Practice in a Digital Culture

by Hazel Gardiner & Charlie Gere

Much as art history is in the process of being transformed by new information communication technologies, often in ways that are either disavowed or resisted, art practice is also being changed by those same...


Re-imagining Heritage Interpretation: Enchanting the Past-Future

by Russell Staiff

This book challenges traditional approaches to heritage interpretation and offers an alternative theoretical architecture to the current research and practice. Russell Staiff suggests that the dialogue between...


Renewing our Libraries: Case Studies in Re-planning and Refurbishment

by Michael Dewe

With the wish to heighten their profile, modernize their environment and increase use, libraries in the UK have refurbished and, where necessary and possible, extended their existing buildings. Although much...


Inspired Collaboration: Ideas for Discovering and Applying Your Potential

by Dorothy Stoltz

A book that will inspire effective communication and accountability within your organization and among community allies.