Future Directions in Digital Information

The last decade has seen significant global changes that have impacted the library, information, and learning services and sciences. There is now a mood to find pragmatic information solutions to pressing global challenges. Future Directions in Digital Information presents the latest ideas and approaches to digital information from across the globe, portraying a sense of transition from old to new. This title is a comprehensive, international take on key themes, advances, and trends in digital information, including the impact of developing technologies. The latest volume in the 'Chandos Digital Information Review Series', this book will help practitioners and thinkers looking to keep pace with, and excel among, the digital choices and pathways on offer, to develop new systems and models, and gain information on trends in the educational and industry contexts that make up the information sphere. A group of international contributors has been assembled to give their view on how information professionals and scientists are creating the future along five distinct themes: Strategy and Design; Who are the Users?; Where Formal meets Informal; Applications and Delivery; and finally, New Paradigms. The multinational perspectives contained in this volume acquaint readers with problems, approaches, and achievements in digital information from around the world, with equity of information access emerging as a key challenge. Presents a global perspective on how information science and services are changing and how they can best adapt Gives insight into how managers can make the best decisions about the future provision of their information services Engages key practical issues faced by information professionals such as how best to collect and deploy user data in libraries Presents digital literacy as a global theme, stressing the need to foster literacy in a broad range of contexts Interrogates how ready information professionals are for emergent technological and social change across the globe

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  • Author : David Baker
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Pages : 420 pages
  • ISBN : 0128221445
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Future Directions in Digital Information

Future Directions in Digital Information
  • Author : David Baker,Lucy Ellis
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 15 November 2020
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The last decade has seen significant global changes that have impacted the library, information, and learning services and sciences. There is now a mood to find pragmatic information solutions to pressing global challenges. Future Directions in Digital Information presents the latest ideas and approaches to digital information from across the globe, portraying a sense of transition from old to new. This title is a comprehensive, international take on key themes, advances, and trends in digital information, including the impact of

Future Directions in Digital Information

Future Directions in Digital Information
  • Author : David Baker,Lucy Ellis
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 24 October 2020
GET THIS BOOKFuture Directions in Digital Information

The last decade has seen significant global changes that have impacted the library, information, and learning services and sciences. There is now a mood to find pragmatic information solutions to pressing global challenges. Future Directions in Digital Information presents the latest ideas and approaches to digital information from across the globe, portraying a sense of transition from old to new. This title is a comprehensive, international take on key themes, advances, and trends in digital information, including the impact of

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  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 02 July 2021
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  • Publisher : Physica
  • Release : 11 November 2013
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  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 31 July 2006
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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 11 August 2017
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  • Author : International Conference on Asian Digital Libraries
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 29 November 2002
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  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release : 18 February 2020
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  • Publisher : Now Publishers Inc
  • Release : 17 October 2021
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  • Publisher : Transportation Research Board
  • Release : 17 October 1995
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The National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) is conducting a comprehensive review of federal research and development (R & D) activities. To conduct the R & D review in the area of transportation, NSTC has established the Committee on Transportation Research and Development. The committee requested that the Transportation Research Board (TRB) convene a special forum to gather input from a group that broadly represents transportation providers and customers of new transportation technology and concepts. More than 170 representatives from the scientific and

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 23 May 2016
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  • Publisher : Sydney University Press
  • Release : 01 January 2007
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 26 October 2015
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 14 November 2008
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