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This is the essential textbook for students studying the information society.
Covering every aspect of the new digital information environment from iPads and e-books to the future of information and how it will be controlled, this landmark textbook provides a comprehensive and cutting-edge guide to what’s happening, why and how information professionals can have a pivotal role in this new landscape.
Drawing on international case studies and current trends it explores the fundamental changes in the four core areas of information production, storage, distribution and consumption, grappling with cutting-edge issues such as:
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"...an impressive book: the author’s intention is admirable and he fulfils it successfully. Information 2.0 is a professional in every way – professionally written, professionally published, and well suited to a professional readership." (Monographer's Blog)
"This textbook for students undertaking library and information management courses gives a good introduction to the current situation of web 2.0 and the impact it has on our profession." (Managing Information)
"Overall, this book provides a succinct overview of the last 20 years of technological development and would be a suitable read for information science students or young professionals. It explores how the landscape has changed, what the driving factors are, and how this transformation has influenced information providers, creators and users." (Journal of Librarianship and Information Science)
Dr Martin De Saulles is Head of the Division of Information Management and principal lecturer at the University of Brighton. He has worked in the information and technology sectors for 20 years as a researcher, analyst, entrepreneur, writer and academic
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Book Description Facet Publishing, 2012. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111856047547
Book Description Facet Publishing, 2012. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1856047547