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Copyright Compliance : Practical Steps to Stay Within the Law
Issue 56, July 2008, review

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.

Blended Learning and Online Tutoring: Planning Learner Support
Issue 56, July 2008, review

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.

Web Accessibility: Practical Advice for the Library and Information Professional
Issue 56, July 2008, review

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.

The Thriving Library: Successful Strategies for Challenging Times
Issue 55, April 2008, review

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

Digital Information Culture: The Individual and Society in the Digital Age
Issue 55, April 2008, review

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

Information and Emotion: The Emergent Affective Paradigm
Issue 55, April 2008, review

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.

Computerization Movements and Technology Diffusion
Issue 55, April 2008, review

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

Manage It!: Your Guide to Modern, Pragmatic Project Management
Issue 55, April 2008, review

Martin White reviews a book that sets out to provide very practical guidance on managing software projects.

Programming Collective Intelligence
Issue 54, January 2008, review

Pete Cliff tries to remember A-level mathematics as he dives into the fascinating world of machine learning and statistics and how to apply these techniques to Web-accessible datasets.

Digital Copyright, by Paul Pedley
Issue 54, January 2008, review

Stuart Hannabuss looks at an interesting Nile cruise of a book about intellectual property.

Digital Information and Knowledge Management
Issue 54, January 2008, review

Sylvie Lafortune looks at two books edited by Sul H. Lee dealing with the impact of digital information on libraries, librarianship, information providers and library users.

The University of Google: Education in the (Post) Information Age
Issue 54, January 2008, review

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

Blended Learning: Tools for Teaching and Training
Issue 54, January 2008, review

Brian Whalley reviews Barbara Allan's book on blended learning for Information and Library Science staff and educational developers.

The Cambridge History of Libraries in Britain and Ireland, 3 Volumes
Issue 53, October 2007, review

Lorcan Dempsey reviews Volume III of a landmark collection on the history of libraries in 'Britain and Ireland' from 1850 to 2000.

Principles of Data Management: Facilitating Information Sharing
Issue 53, October 2007, review

Pete Cliff takes a look at a new book from the British Computer Society that aims to help readers understand the importance, issues and benefits of data management across an enterprise.

Listen Up!: Podcasting for Schools and Libraries
Issue 53, October 2007, review

Elizabeth McHugh looks at how podcasting has the potential to take library services and activities to new audiences.

The Cult of the Amateur: How Today's Internet Is Killing Our Culture
Issue 53, October 2007, review

Stephanie Taylor tries to curb her enthusiasm for Web 2.0 by investigating the dark side of social networking.

Mastering Regular Expressions, 3rd edition
Issue 53, October 2007, review

Emma Tonkin and Greg Tourte take a look at the new edition of an O'Reilly classic.

The Cambridge History of Libraries in Britain and Ireland
Issue 52, July 2007, review

John MacColl reviews the first two volumes of this very substantial three-part work, covering the periods to 1640 and 1640-1850.

Change Management in Information Services
Issue 52, July 2007, review

Ian Lovecy examines change theories and strategies, and their application to creating a change culture in an information service.

Managing the Test People: A Guide to Practical Technical Management
Issue 52, July 2007, review

Lina Coelho expected a book that would challenge her technical knowledge and understanding but found a readable and useful guide for the time-pressed manager.

E-Learning and Disability in Higher Education, by Jane Seale
Issue 51, April 2007, review

Simon Ball reviews a comprehensive discussion of e-learning and accessibility that gives support and guidance to effect good practice from individual to institutional level.

Teaching Web Search Skills: Techniques And Strategies Of Top Trainers
Issue 51, April 2007, review

Verity Brack takes a look at this book for Web trainers, teachers and instructors.

Digital Literacies for Learning
Issue 51, April 2007, review

Pete Cliff reviews a work that challenges traditional notions of literacy and how suggests that new literacies need to be developed to empower both learners and teachers in the digital age.

Information Architecture for the World Wide Web: Designing Large-Scale Web Sites
Issue 51, April 2007, review

Keith Doyle reviews the 3rd edition of the primary reference book for practising in-house staff and consultants responsible for the development of institutional information architecture.

Blogging and RSS: A Librarian's Guide  By Michael P. Sauers, Information Today
Issue 51, April 2007, review

Kara Jones reviews a practical guide to blogs and RSS written for librarians, packed with library-specific examples.

Digital Libraries: Integrating Content and Systems
Issue 50, January 2007, review

Chris Awre finds a useful toolset to guide librarians and LIS students on the future use of IT to deliver their services.

Digital Preservation, edited by Marilyn Deegan and  Simon Tanner
Issue 50, January 2007, review

Maureen Pennock reviews a release in Facet's Digital Futures series.

Google Hacks: 100 Industrial-Strength Tips & Tools
Issue 50, January 2007, review

Phil Bradley looks at a work offering programming 'know-how' to create resources that will do things with the search engine that might otherwise prove difficult or impossible.

Essential Law for Information Professionals, by Paul Pedley
Issue 49, October 2006, review

Stuart Hannabuss picks another winner but wonders whether legal essentialism is enough for information professionals.

Ambient Findability: What We Find Changes Who We Become
Issue 49, October 2006, review

Emma Tonkin reviews a book with interesting content despite a few rough edges.

Teach Beyond Your Reach: An Instructor's Guide
Issue 49, October 2006, review

Lina Coelho looks at this Instructor's guide to developing and running successful distance learning classes, workshops, training sessions and more.

Blended Learning and Online Tutoring: A Good Practice Guide
Issue 48, July 2006, review

Lyn Parker considers that this book meets its aim of providing practical advice for tutors and staff developers engaged in online activities and blended learning.

Managing Change: A How to Do It Manual for Librarians
Issue 48, July 2006, review

Donald Maclean reviews a text that lays down guidelines for information managers attempting to analyse, implement and evaluate change within their organisation.

Evaluating the Impact of Your Library, by Sharon Markless and David Streatfield
Issue 48, July 2006, review

David Parkes reviews a new book, targeted at managers, which is both a tool to help evaluate your library and an analysis of Impact Evaluation methodology.

The Librarian's Internet Survival Guide, Second Edition
Issue 48, July 2006, review

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

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