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Digital Dieting: From Information Obesity to Intellectual Fitness.
Issue 72, March 2014, review

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.

Powering Search: The Role of Thesauri in New Information Environments, Ali Shiri
Issue 71, July 2013, review

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

Information Consulting. Guide to good practice By Irene Wormell et al
Issue 71, July 2013, review

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

University Libraries and Space in the Digital World.
Issue 71, July 2013, review

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.

Marketing Your Library’s Electronic Resources: A how-to-do-it manual M R Kennedy
Issue 71, July 2013, review

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.

The Information Society: A Study of Continuity and Change.
Issue 71, July 2013, review

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.

The New Digital Scholar. Edited by Randall McClure and James P. Purdy
Issue 71, July 2013, review

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.

Crisis Information Management: Communication and technologies
Issue 71, July 2013, review

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

User Studies for Digital Library Development
Issue 70, November 2012, review

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.

The Embedded Librarian, by David Shumaker
Issue 70, November 2012, review

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.

Information 2.0, by Martin de Saulles
Issue 70, November 2012, review

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

The E-copyright Handbook by Paul Pedley
Issue 70, November 2012, review

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

Understanding Information and Computation, by Philip Tetlow
Issue 70, November 2012, review

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.

Using Mobile Technology to Deliver Library Services: A Handbook. By Andrew Walsh
Issue 70, November 2012, review

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

Getting Started with Cloud Computing. Edited by E.M. Corrado & H. L. Moulaison
Issue 69, July 2012, review

Martin White reviews a collection of essays on cloud computing that attempts to clarify the technology and its applications for librarians and information professionals.

Mob Rule Learning: Camps, Unconferences and Trashing the Talking Head. M.Boule
Issue 69, July 2012, review

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

Managing Research Data.  Edited by Graham Pryor, Facet Publishing, January, 2012
Issue 69, July 2012, review

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

Implementing Technology Solutions in Libraries: Techniques, Tools and Tips
Issue 69, July 2012, review

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

Using Games to Enhance Learning and Teaching: A Beginner’s Guide
Issue 69, July 2012, review

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.

I, Digital: Personal Collections in the Digital Era. Edited by C.A.Lee
Issue 69, July 2012, review

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

Information Need: A Theory Connecting Information Search to Knowledge Formation
Issue 69, July 2012, review

Brian Whalley reviews a book about a new theory of ‘information need’ that builds upon the ideas of Allen and Taylor from the 1960s to provide a basis for information searching.

Making Software: What Really Works, and Why We Believe It
Issue 68, March 2012, review

While acknowledging the genuine usefulness of much of its content, Emma Tonkin provides helpful pointers towards a second edition.

Being an Information Innovator by Jennifer Rowley
Issue 68, March 2012, review

John Paschoud reviews a book which formalises the processes of being what many of us would like to be within our information-based organisations - innovators and entrepreneurs of the Information Age.

The Future of Archives and Recordkeeping: A Reader. Edited by Jennie Hill.
Issue 68, March 2012, review

John Azzolini reviews an anthology of perceptive essays on the challenges presented to archival thought and practice by Web 2.0, postmodern perspectives, and cross-disciplinary interchanges.

From Lending to Learning: The development and extension of public libraries
Issue 68, March 2012, review

Tim Davies reviews a spirited defence of public libraries, which tries to define their core purpose and which argues for a re-positioning of their place in society.

University Libraries and Digital Learning Environments.
Issue 68, March 2012, review

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

Innovations in Information Retrieval: Perspectives for Theory and Practice
Issue 68, March 2012, review

Martin White reviews a collection of essays on a wide range of current topics and challenges in information retrieval.

Envisioning Future Academic Library Services: Initiatives, ideas and challenges.
Issue 67, July 2011, review

John Azzolini reviews a timely collection of essays that highlights the values of institutional leadership and resourcefulness in academic librarianship's engagements with Web 2.0.

Preparing Collections for Digitization. By Anna E. Bülow and Jess Ahmon,
Issue 67, July 2011, review

Michael Day reviews a recently published book on the selection and preparation of archive and library collections for digitisation.

The Expert Library: Sustaining, Staffing and Advancing the Academic Library
Issue 67, July 2011, review

Sylvie Lafortune reviews a book taking a hard look at academic libraries, how they are being redefined and what skills will be required of the staff who will move them forward.

Introducing RDA: A Guide to the Basics, by Chris Oliver
Issue 66, January 2011, review

Katrina Clifford reviews a work covering the long-heralded change in the cataloguing rule set - RDA (Resource Description and Access).

The Myths of Innovation by Scott Berkun
Issue 66, January 2011, review

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

Blogging and RSS: A Librarian's Guide, Second Edition by Michael P. Sauers
Issue 66, January 2011, review

Elly Cope reviews the second edition of this book in which the author explains how RSS and blogging can be used by librarians and libraries.

Practical Open Source Software for Libraries (Chandos Information Professional)
Issue 66, January 2011, review

Muhammad Rafiq takes a look at a work on the open source community and open source software.

Acquisitions in the New Information Universe, by Jesse Holden
Issue 65, October 2010, review

Eilidh Mackay reviews a work which takes a concept-based approach to contemporary acquisitions practices.

Introductory Concepts in Information Science, by Melanie J Norton
Issue 65, October 2010, review

Charles Oppenheim takes a look at an introduction to Information Science but fails to be impressed.

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