Libraries In The Information Society

Author: Tatiana V. Ershova
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3110956233
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The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) is the leading international body representing the interests of library and information services and their users. It is the global voice of the information profession. The series IFLA Publications deals with many of the means through which libraries, information centres, and information professionals worldwide can formulate their goals, exert their influence as a group, protect their interests, and find solutions to global problems.

The Early Information Society

Author: Alistair Black
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317034996
Size: 10.10 MB
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Whether termed the 'network society', the 'knowledge society' or the 'information society', it is widely accepted that a new age has dawned, unveiled by powerful computer and communication technologies. Yet for millennia humans have been recording knowledge and culture, engaging in the dissemination and preservation of information. In `The Early Information Society', the authors argue for an earlier incarnation of the information age, focusing upon the period 1900-1960. In support of this they examine the history and traditions in Britain of two separate but related information-rich occupations - information management and information science - repositioning their origins before the age of the computer and identifying the forces driving their early development. `The Early Information Society' offers an historical account which questions the novelty of the current information society. It will be essential reading for students, researchers and practitioners in the library and information science field, and for sociologists and historians interested in the information society.

World Guide To Library Archive And Information Science Education

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Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3598440294
Size: 53.90 MB
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This directory lists education institutions world-wide where professional education and training programmes in the field of library, archive and information science are carried out at a tertiary level of education or higher. More than ten years after the publication of the last edition, this up-to-date reference source includes more than 900 universities and other institutions, and more than 1.500 relevant programmes. Entries provide contact information as well as details such as statistical information, tuition fees, admission requirements, programmes' contents.

European Modernism And The Information Society

Author: W. Boyd Rayward
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 9780754649281
Size: 42.71 MB
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Uniting a team of international and interdisciplinary scholars, this volume considers the views of early twentieth-century European thinkers on the creation, dissemination and management of publicly available information. European Modernism and the Information Society will interest all who are curious about the creation of a modern networked information society.

Digital Library Economics

Author: Wendy Evans
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1780630093
Size: 21.28 MB
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Digital Library Economics covers key aspects of the management and development of the digital library from an economic viewpoint. The work is a collection of essays by leading international authorities and provides an overview of current and future positions with regard to the economics of digital library management and development. Key contextual aspects are described, providing a history of the growth of digital libraries, with special reference to financial issues, current and possible future economic models and costing methodologies and challenges, themes and issues in the field. Incorporates past developments, current good practice and future trends Written by recognized national and international authorities There is little else in the field: it fills a major gap in the literature

Copyright Law And The Information Society In Asia

Author: Christopher Heath
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1847312942
Size: 73.43 MB
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The book takes a look at the six most important current topics arising from copyright law in the information society, and for each topic provides an in-depth introduction that compares the approaches taken in Europe and the US. Each topic is introduced by an expert, and the issues are then analysed in separate country reports representing nine Asian jurisdictions: China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines. The six topics are: The Expansion of Copyright Law and its Social Justification: Introduction by Reto Hilty, Max Planck Institute, Munich Internet Trade, Digital Works and Parallel Imports: Introduction by Christopher Heath, European Patent Office, Munich The Collective Exercise of Copyrights: Introduction by Kung Chung Liu, Academia Sinica, Taiwan The Law on Anti-Circumvention and Digital Rights Management: Introduction by Andy Sun, National Chenchi University, Taipei, Taiwan and Zhi Wei, Peking University, Beijing Copyright Contracts, Public Policy and Antitrust: Introduction by Estelle Derclaye, Queen Mary University of London Contributory and Vicarious Liability for Copyright Infringement: Introduction by Andy Sun, National Chenchi University, Taipei, Taiwan

Encyclopedia Of Library And Information Science

Author: Allen Kent
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780824720582
Size: 28.66 MB
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Supplement 21: Concept-Based Indexing and Retrieval of Hypermedia Information to Using Self-Checkout Technology to Increase Productivity and Patron Service in the Library.

International Dictionary Of Library Histories

Author: David H. Stam
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136777857
Size: 33.78 MB
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Following the format of Fitzroy Dearborn's highly successful International Dictionary of Historic Places and International Dictionary of University Histories, the International Dictionary of Library Histories provides basic information for each institution - location and holdings - followed by an extensive (1,000-5,000 word) essay on its history as well as a Further Reading list. In addition, the dictionary includes introductory articles on the history of various types of libraries and a library history in various regions of the world. The dictionary profiles more than 200 institutions from around the world, including the world's most important research libraries and other libraries with globally or regionally notable collections, innovative traditions, and significant and interesting histories. The essays take advantage of the growing scholarship of library history to provide insightful overviews of each institution, including not only the traditional values of these libraries but their innovations as well, such as developments in automated systems and electronic delivery. The profiles will emphasize the unique materials of research in these institutions - archives, manuscripts, personal and institutional papers. The introductory articles on types of libraries include topics ranging from theological libraries to prison libraries, from the ancient to the digital. An international team of more than 200 leading scholars in the field have contributed essays to the project.