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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 Institutional Repository

Sally Rumsey recommends a new book about institutional repositories.

review

issue47

April 2006

Book Review: The Invisible Web

Marieke Napier reviews the book: The Invisible Web.

review

issue30

January 2002

Book Review: The Librarian's Internet Survival Guide

Lina Coelho reviews a practical guide to the Internet.

review

issue35

April 2003

Book Review: The Librarian's Internet Survival Guide, 2nd Edition

Re-visiting this work in its new and second edition for Ariadne, Lina Coelho finds it amply repays the effort.

review

issue48

July 2006

Book Review: The Library and Information Professional's Guide to Plug-ins and Other Web Browser Tools

Book review by Ruth Martin.

review

issue34

January 2003

Book Review: The Myths of Innovation

Lina Coelho takes a look at Scott Berkun's challenging view of what innovation and creativity really mean.

review

issue66

January 2011

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.

review

issue71

July 2013

Book Review: The Successful Academic Librarian

Stephen Town finds this US multi-author work may not meet the needs of readers in the UK, and offers some ideas which a UK version might incorporate.

review

issue47

April 2006

Book Review: The Thriving Library

Lina Coelho takes a look at this collection of winning strategies for success in public libraries during challenging times.

review

issue55

April 2008

Book Review: The University of Google

Judy Reading reviews a work that may engender considerable debate in months to come.

review

issue54

January 2008

Book Review: The Virtual Reference Desk

Lina Coelho feels that digital reference has come of age and that this work is one of its adornments where reference information professionals are concerned.

review

issue47

April 2006

Book Review: The Web Library

Lina Coelho looks at a book she feels is destined to repay its purchase price even if you never manage to read it all.

review

issue41

October 2004

Book Review: Transformative Learning Support Models in Higher Education

Sarah Ward considers a work which brings together perspectives on learner support from academics, librarians and student support professionals.

review

issue58

January 2009

Book Review: Understanding and Communicating Social Informatics

Sheila Corrall reviews a new landmark book which explains and promotes a distinctive approach to information-related research spanning traditional disciplinary and professional boundaries.

review

issue47

April 2006

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.

review

issue70

November 2012

Book Review: Understanding Open Source and Free Software Licensing

Mike Fraser asks whether a recent book on open source software licences will help him answer a few questions.

review

issue42

January 2005

Book Review: University Libraries and Digital Learning Environments

Sylvie Lafortune reviews a collection of essays that examine the transformation of academic libraries as they become part of digital learning environments.

review

issue68

March 2012

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.

review

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

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