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The Breakup 2.0
Disconnecting over New Media
Ilana Gershon
A few generations ago, college students showed their romantic commitments by exchanging special objects: rings, pins, varsity letter jackets. Pins and rings were handy, telling everyone in local communities that you were spoken for, and when you broke...



Business Planning for Digital Libraries
International Approaches
This book brings together international experience of business planning for digital libraries: the business case, planning processes, costs and benefits, practice and standards, and comparison with the traditional library.



Close Reading New Media
Analyzing Electronic Literature
Jan Van Looy, Jan Baetens
Close Reading New Media is the first publication to apply the method of close analysis to new media. Since the early nineteen-nineties, electronic art and literature have continually gained importance in artistic and academic circles. Significant...



Curating the European University
Exposition and Public Debate
This book features projects involving alternative organizations of departments, proposals for open access and open source, and university architecture and accessibility; it offers a unique contribution to public debate on the role of the university.



Enabling Interaction and Quality
Beyond the Hanseatic League—8th International Conference on Current Research Information Systems, Bergen, May 11–13, 2006
This proceedings book illustrates the tremendous evolution, driven by the revolutionary ICT-developments of the 90's.



Geographic Data and the Law
Defining New Challenges
Understanding the legal challenges relating to spatial data information (SDI).



Glut
Mastering Information through the Ages
Alex Wright
Spanning disciplines from evolutionary theory and cultural anthropology to the history of books, libraries, and computer science, Alex Wright weaves an intriguing narrative about pre-computer age information explosions.



Interfaces of the Word
Studies in the Evolution of Consciousness and Culture
Walter J. Ong
Walter J. Ong explores the effects on consciousness of the word as it moves through oral to written to print and electronic culture.



Language as Hermeneutic
A Primer on the Word and Digitization
Walter J. Ong
Language in all its modes—oral, written, print, electronic—claims the central role in Walter J. Ong’s acclaimed speculations on human culture. After his death, his archives were found to contain unpublished drafts of a final book manuscript that Ong envisioned as a distillation of his life’s work. This first publication of Language as...



The Life Informatic
Newsmaking in the Digital Era
Dominic Boyer
A fascinating account of journalists struggling to maintain their expertise and authority, even as they find their principles and skills profoundly challenged by ever more complex and fast-moving streams of information.



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