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The Accidental Taxonomist by Heather Hedden
Issue 65, October 2010, review

Emma Tonkin takes a look at a book on the work of the taxonomist and notes both merits and disappointments.

M-Libraries 2  Edited by Mohamed Ally and Gill Needham, Facet Publishing, 2009.
Issue 65, October 2010, review

Martin White reviews the proceedings of a 2009 M-Libraries conference on mobile applications in libraries.

Learning with Online and Mobile Technologies, by Janet MacDonald, Linda Creanor
Issue 65, October 2010, review

Brian Whalley looks at a student survival aid in the information age that should also be valuable for tutors.

The Art of Community: Building the New Age of Participation (Theory in Practice)
Issue 64, July 2010, review

Ed Bremner reviews a work on building and supporting online communities.

Access, Delivery, Performance: The Future of Libraries Without Walls
Issue 64, July 2010, review

Michael Day reviews a Festschrift celebrating the work of Professor Peter Brophy, founder of the Centre for Research in Library and Information Management.

Digital Information: Order Or Anarchy?
Issue 64, July 2010, review

Muhammad Rafiq offers us a review of a work which examines the future of digital information and emerging patterns of scholarly communication.

iPad: The Missing Manual, by J.D. Biersdorfer
Issue 64, July 2010, review

Brian Whalley reviews a manual to help support your use of an iPad - 'the book that should have been in the box'.

97 Things Every Software Architect Should Know
Issue 63, April 2010, review

Pete Cliff learns something new in this 'Open Source' book every time he makes the tea.

Information Science in Transition, edited by Alan Gilchrist
Issue 63, April 2010, review

Michael Day reviews an edited volume published to commemorate the founding of the Institute of Information Scientists in 1958.

Library Mashups: Exploring New Ways to Deliver Library Data
Issue 63, April 2010, review

Aldalin Lyngdoh reviews a book on the basics of mashups and how they have been used in libraries worldwide.

Supporting Research Students, by Barbara Allan
Issue 63, April 2010, review

Brian Whalley reviews a work which helps Library and Information Science Staff at Higher Education Institutions to support their research students.

iPad, wifi version
Issue 63, April 2010, review

Brian Whalley reports on his initial impressions of the new Apple iPad in the first three weeks since its release in the USA and what it has to offer the mobile educator.

Delete: The Virtue of Forgetting in the Digital Age
Issue 62, January 2010, review

Pete Cliff hopes he'll not forget this marvellous book, even when the author seems to suggest it might be better if he did!

Copyright: Interpreting the Law for Libraries, Archives and Information Services
Issue 62, January 2010, review

Charles Oppenheim sees much to like in the new edition of this work by a well-known authority but identifies one potentially major drawback.

My Word! Plagiarism and College Culture, by Susan D. Blum
Issue 62, January 2010, review

Brian Whalley reviews a look at this problem from an American anthropologist and finds there is more in it than just a consideration of plagiarism.

 Information Tomorrow: Reflections on Technology
Issue 61, October 2009, review

Lina Coelho is delighted by this pick-and-mix collection of reflections on the technological future of libraries.

M-Libraries: Libraries on the Move to Provide Virtual Access
Issue 61, October 2009, review

Simon Speight reviews a collection of papers from the First International M-Libraries Conference, which examined potential library uses of mobile phones and other portable technology.

Digital Consumers: Reshaping the Information Professions
Issue 60, July 2009, review

Muhammad Rafiq offers us a detailed review of a work which examines digital consumers from both an historical and future perspective.

GLUT: Mastering Information Through the Ages. By Alex Wright, Cornell University
Issue 60, July 2009, review

Martin White enjoys a random walk through a historical survey of humanity's quest to classify and categorise information.

Libraries Designed for Kids, by Nolan Lushington
Issue 60, July 2009, review

Sara Wingate Gray considers a practical guide to implementing design change in children's libraries and how to manage a consistent approach.

Making Digital Cultures: Access, Interactivity, and Authenticity
Issue 59, April 2009, review

Lina Coelho finds this study of the cultural terrain of modern institutions, where digital and analogue objects co-exist, both challenging and thought-provoking.

Managing Electronic Government Information in Libraries: Issues and Practices
Issue 59, April 2009, review

Sylvie Lafortune reviews a book which addresses the following question: From e-government to t-government. How will libraries keep up?

Reader Development in Practice: Bringing Literature to Readers
Issue 59, April 2009, review

Abigail Luthmann examines a varied collection of approaches to the topic of reader development.

The Social Dynamics of Information and Communication Technology
Issue 59, April 2009, review

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.

Presentation Zen: Simple Ideas on Presentation Design and Delivery
Issue 58, January 2009, review

Marieke Guy gets in touch with her inner PowerPoint Zen.

Integrating Geographic Information Systems Into Library Services
Issue 58, January 2009, review

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

Metadata, by Marcia Lei Zeng and Jian Qin
Issue 58, January 2009, review

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

ransformative Learning Support Models in Higher Education
Issue 58, January 2009, review

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

Website Optimization, by Andrew B. King
Issue 57, October 2008, review

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.

Managing the Crowd: Rethinking Records Management for the Web 2.0 World
Issue 57, October 2008, review

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

Patent Failure: How Judges, Bureaucrats, and Lawyers Put Innovators at Risk
Issue 57, October 2008, review

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

Pro Web 2.0 Mashups: Remixing Data and Web Services
Issue 57, October 2008, review

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

Against the Machine: Being Human in the Era of the Electronic Mob
Issue 57, October 2008, review

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

Visualizing Data: Exploring and Explaining Data with the Processing Environment
Issue 56, July 2008, review

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

What's the Alternative?: Career Options for Librarians and Info Pros
Issue 56, July 2008, review

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

Information Literacy Meets Library 2.0
Issue 56, July 2008, review

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

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