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Article title Summary Date published
Book Review: Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management

Fiona MacLellan reviews the third edition of Peggy Johnson’s text focusing on a key area for libraries: collection development.

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issue73

November 2014

Book Review: Digital Dieting - From Information Obesity to Intellectual Fitness

Kevin Sanders examines Tara Brabazon’s latest analytical work which investigates the proliferation of low-quality information in the digital realm and the issues of excessive reliance on social tools for learning.

review

issue72

March 2014

Book Review: Marketing Your Library’s Electronic Resources

Lizz Jennings reviews a concise and practical guide to marketing library e-resources which offers the busy professional a structured approach to planning a successful campaign.

review

issue71

July 2013

Book Review: University Libraries and Space in the Digital World

Hugh Murphy reviews a collection of essays which charts the development and impact of the physical library space and its use in our digital world.

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issue71

July 2013

Book Review: The Information Society - A Study of Continuity and Change

Muhammad Rafiq offers us a detailed review of a work, now in its sixth edition, which examines the information society, its origin, development, its associated issues and the current landscape.

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issue71

July 2013

Book Review: The New Digital Scholar - Exploring and Enriching the Research and Writing Practices of NextGen Students

Julia Robinson reviews a substantial and timely collection of essays related to the research and writing practices of NextGen students. Expressing a call for change in the way educators approach Information Literacy teaching, this book invites the reader to redefine, re-evaluate and reflect on what we think we know about students’ research practices today.

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issue71

July 2013

Book Review: Crisis Information Management

Emma Tonkin offers a review of a thought-provoking overview of crisis informatics.

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issue71

July 2013

Book Review: Information Consulting - Guide to good practice

Martin White reviews a book written by three experienced consultants that seeks to support information professionals in setting themselves up as consultants.

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issue71

July 2013

Book Review: Powering Search - The Role of Thesauri in New Information Environments

Leonard Will reviews a comprehensive survey of the literature on the use of thesauri in information search processes and interfaces.

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issue71

July 2013

Book Review: User Studies for Digital Library Development

Selenay Aytac reviews a collection of essays on user studies and digital library development that provides a concise overview of a variety of digital library projects and examines major research trends relating to digital libraries.

review

issue70

November 2012

Book Review: The Embedded Librarian

John Azzolini reviews a comprehensive overview of embedded librarianship, a new model of library service that promises to enhance the strategic value of contemporary knowledge work.

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issue70

November 2012

Book Review: Information 2.0

Milena Dobreva reviews the newly published book of Martin de Saulles which looks at the new models of information production, distribution and consumption.

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issue70

November 2012

Book Review: Using Mobile Technology to Deliver Library Services

Fiona MacLellan reviews a practical guide to mobile technology and its use in delivering library services.

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issue70

November 2012

Book Review: The E-copyright Handbook

Charles Oppenheim takes a look at the latest of Paul Pedley’s copyright guidance books, and, in some respects, finds it wanting.

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issue70

November 2012

Book Review: Understanding Information and Computation

Martin White reviews a very individual perspective on the extent to which the growth and structure of the World Wide Web is governed by the fundamental laws of physics and mathematics.

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issue70

November 2012

Book Review: Using Games to Enhance Learning and Teaching

Wajeehah Aayeshah reviews a comprehensive book on educational games that highlights the attributes of effective games usage but which also identifies the potential problems when using them in a pedagogical context.

review

issue69

July 2012

Book Review: Mob Rule Learning

Fiona MacLellan reviews a book which discusses the current unconference phenomenon and highlights the learning opportunities that these environments offer.

review

issue69

July 2012

Book Review: Implementing Technology in Libraries

Elizabeth McHugh reviews a first published work that she feels is a straightforward, jargon-free guide on how to implement technology solutions in libraries.

review

issue69

July 2012

Book Review: Managing Research Data

Sally Rumsey reviews a book which describes and explains the topics of interest central to practitioners involved with research data management.

review

issue69

July 2012

Book Review: I, Digital – A History Devoid of the Personal?

Chris Rusbridge reviews an edited volume that aims to fill a gap in ‘literature designed specifically to guide archivists’ thinking about personal digital materials’.

review

issue69

July 2012

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