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Article title Summary Date published
Book Review: Sketching Tomorrow - The Social Dynamics of Information and Communication Technology

Emma Tonkin takes a look at an ambitious work on the relationship of modern society to information and communication technologies and observes more sins of omission than commission.

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issue59

April 2009

Book Review: Presentation Zen - Simple Ideas on Presentation Design and Delivery

Marieke Guy gets in touch with her inner PowerPoint Zen.

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issue58

January 2009

Book Review: Integrating Geographic Information Systems Into Library Services

Sylvie Lafortune reviews a much needed work on offering GIS services in libraries.

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issue58

January 2009

Book Review: Making Sense With Metadata

Emma Tonkin takes a look at an impressive new book on the topic of metadata design, implementation and evaluation in theory and practice.

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issue58

January 2009

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.

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issue58

January 2009

Book Review: Website Optimization

Pete Cliff used to think 'Website Optimisation' simply meant compressing images and avoiding nested tables, but in this he book finds out how much more there is to it, even in the Age of Broadband.

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issue57

October 2008

Book Review: Managing the Crowd - Rethinking Records Management for the Web 2.0 World

Marieke Guy reviews a text that could offer the blueprint for moving records management into the 21st century.

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issue57

October 2008

Book Review: Patent Failure - How Judges, Bureaucrats, and Lawyers Put Innovators at Risk

Stuart Hannabuss reviews a work which debunks some key assumptions about IPR and contends that current patent arrangements are ineffective.

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issue57

October 2008

Book Review: Pro Web 2.0 Mashups

Ralph LeVan looks at a comprehensive work on how to consume and repurpose Web services.

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issue57

October 2008

Book Review: Against the Machine

Mahendra Mahey reviews a book which examines popular Internet culture and how it may be having negative effects on many of us.

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issue57

October 2008

Book Review: Visualizing Data

Pete Cliff considers a new book on data visualisation and hopes one day to implement some of the interesting ideas presented in this work.

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issue56

July 2008

Book Review: What's the Alternative?

Lina Coelho takes an enthusiastic view of the opportunities open to library and information professionals presented in this career-enhancing book.

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issue56

July 2008

Book Review: Information Literacy Meets Library 2.0

Emma Delaney considers the effects of Web 2.0 on delivering information literacy to library students and end-users.

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issue56

July 2008

Book Review: Copyright Compliance

Stuart Hannabuss argues that the book's online big sister, Keeping Within the Law (KWtL), launched at the same time, is really the place to go and the source to buy.

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issue56

July 2008

Blended Learning and Online Tutoring: Planning Learner Support and Activity Design

Lyn Parker does not consider that the second edition has changed considerably from the first edition despite the publishers' blurb to the contrary. Nonetheless, she feels there is much of value.

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issue56

July 2008

Book Review: Web Accessibility

Martin White reviews a book that provides advice for managers on how to ensure that Web sites, intranets and library services are fully compliant with guidelines and legislation on accessibility.

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issue56

July 2008

Book Review: The Thriving Library

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

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issue55

April 2008

Book Review: Digital Information Culture

Stuart Hannabuss analyses a very useful addition to the realm of information, knowledge and library studies.

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issue55

April 2008

Book Review: Information and Emotion

Stephanie Taylor finds in Information and Emotion: The Emergent Affective Paradigm in Information Behavior Research and Theory new ways to understand the emotions of users in a collection of work from the US information behaviour community.

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issue55

April 2008

Book Review: Computerization Movements and Technology Diffusion

Emma Tonkin reviews a fascinating introduction to over two decades of research into computerisation movements.

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issue55

April 2008

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