Trends, Discovery, and People in the Digital Age
  • Author : Wendy Evans
  • Release Date : 26 February 2013
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 332
  • ISBN 13 : 9781780633893

Download or read book entitled Trends, Discovery, and People in the Digital Age written by Wendy Evans and published by Elsevier online. This book was released on 26 February 2013 with total pages 332. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: 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 text