Trends, Discovery, and People in the Digital Age

Trends, Discovery, and People in the Digital Age

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Digital information is a constantly developing field. The first title in the Chandos Digital Information Review series, Trends, Discovery, and People in the Digital Age, summarises and presents key themes, advances and trends in all aspects of digital information today, exploring the impact of developing technologies on the information world. This book emphasises important contemporary topics and future developments from a global perspective. Dynamic contents by leaders in the field respond to what is happening in the field of digital information literacy, and anticipate future developments. Topics include: the future of digital information provision; Enquire; cloud computing; building an information landscape; e-books and journals in a changing digital landscape; discovering resources; citizens and digital information; data-management; community usage patterns of scientific information; software citations; the future of data curation; JISC; Skills Portal; the future information professional; university library and information services; academic libraries and their future; and impediments to new library futures. Covers major aspects of contemporary digital information provision Provides practical advice Structured so that each chapter stands alone while contributing to a coherent overall textIncreasingly, library users have Kindles, iPads, smart phones and other mobile devices. As these become increasingly ... One reason for this success is that e- books are cheaper than their print counterparts. At the time of writing, the top sellinganbsp;...

Title:Trends, Discovery, and People in the Digital Age
Author:Wendy Evans, David Baker
Publisher:Elsevier - 2013-02-26


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