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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.

Hierarchy of wiki pages for the e-resources databank
Issue 69, July 2012, tooled up

Kate Robinson, Lizz Jennings and Laurence Lockton outline a low-cost solution to walk-in (visitor) access to licensed e-journals, drawing on their practice at the University of Bath with a wiki ERM and OPAC terminals.

Professor Kobus Eloff and Phytomedicine Programme students
Issue 69, July 2012, feature article

Tertia Coetsee describes a community of practice for post-graduate students where RefShare is deployed for digital storage and retrieval, alongside Blackboard for the purposes of communication. She also describes the role of the information specialist in the programme.

Screenshot of Loughborough Online Reading List System
Issue 69, July 2012, tooled up

Jon Knight, Jason Cooper and Gary Brewerton describe the redevelopment of Loughborough University’s open source reading list system.

User behaviour: central to development of JISC eCollections
Issue 69, July 2012, feature article

Caren Milloy describes some of the challenges overcome and lessons learned by JISC Collections during the development of JISC eCollections.

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 flows draft diagram (Josh Brown, JISC)
Issue 69, July 2012, event report

Rosemary Russell reports on a two-day workshop on research information management and CERIF held in Bristol over 27-28 June 2012.

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.

Swans: calm and serene on the surface but what is going on underneath
Issue 68, March 2012, feature article

Richard Green, Chris Awre and Simon Waddington describe how a digital repository can become part of the technical landscape within an institution and support digital content lifecycle management across systems. 

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.

Venetus A, folio 1-verso, retrieved from the HMT's Image-service
Issue 67, July 2011, feature article

Christopher Blackwell and Amy Hackney Blackwell describe with examples a digital library infrastructure that affords canonical citation for 'quoting' images, useful for creating commentaries, arguments, and teaching tools.

m.bristol.ac.uk viewed 'on the move'
Issue 67, July 2011, feature article

Mike Jones, Simon Price, Nikki Rogers and Damian Steer describe the rationale, aims and progress of MyMobileBristol, highlighting some of the challenges and opportunities that have arisen during the project.

Reading Experience Database hands-on session, photograph copyright Shaf Towheed
Issue 67, July 2011, event report

Bethan Ruddock reports from the launch event for the UK Reading Experience Database, held at the Betty Boothroyd Library, the Open University, Milton Keynes, on 24 February 2011.

The Course Detective conceptual design by James Roscoe and Joel Reed
Issue 67, July 2011, event report

Kirsty Pitkin reports on a two-day practical hack event focusing on Open Educational Resources (OER), held by DevCSI and JISC CETIS in Manchester on 31 March - 1 April 2011.

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.

Vincent van Gogh – The Letters: Letter 607
Issue 66, January 2011, feature article

Peter Boot shows how log analysis can be employed to assess a site's usability, usage, and users, using the Van Gogh letter edition as an example.

A shabti (Egypt, New Kingdom, 1700-1200 BC): stills displaying angles of virtual
Issue 66, January 2011, feature article

Richard Collmann describes how experience using a portable Virtual 3D Object Rig in cultural institutions has led to significant improvements in apparatus design and workflow.

Screenshot of Video Spin editing software
Issue 66, January 2011, feature article

Marieke Guy describes new tools and services that can help you get your event heard.

UK SoundMap project home page
Issue 66, January 2011, feature article

Maureen Pennock and Chris Clark introduce an innovative initiative from the British Library to map a 12-month soundscape of the UK.

Screenshot of Zetoc news item on the Mimas Web site
Issue 66, January 2011, feature article

Jane Ronson looks at how Zetoc has developed and what the future holds for the service.

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