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Internet Informed: Guidance for the Dedicated SearcherInternet Informed: Guidance for the Dedicated Searcher
by David Novak - The Spire Project , 2007
In this book, we shall gather a collection of search techniques that extend our ability to collect and appreciate internet information. This will include the use of field searches, an understanding of the influences of context, format and source.
(790 views)

Best of Both Worlds: Museums, Libraries, and Archives in a Digital AgeBest of Both Worlds: Museums, Libraries, and Archives in a Digital Age
by G. Wayne Clough - Smithsonian Books , 2013
In his book, 'Best of Both Worlds', G. Wayne Clough, the Smithsonian's 12th Secretary, surveys the efforts of many world-class institutions, including his own, to use technology to open their collections and programs to the world.
(849 views)

A Guide to Documentary EditingA Guide to Documentary Editing
by Mary-Jo Kline, Susan Holbrook Perdue - University of Virginia Press , 2008
In addition to exploring the role electronic technology plays in the editing process, this edition provides the most current treatment of the craft's fundamental issues. These include locating and collecting sources, transcribing source texts, etc.
(528 views)

Introduction to Data ScienceIntroduction to Data Science
by Jeffrey Stanton , 2012
This book provides non-technical readers with a gentle introduction to essential concepts and activities of data science. For more technical readers, the book provides interesting applications using the R language for statistics and graphics.
(1093 views)

Bibliometrics as a Research FieldBibliometrics as a Research Field
by W. Glänzel , 2003
Bibliometrics has become a standard tool of science policy and research management in the last decades. All significant compilations of science indicators heavily rely on publication and citation statistics and other bibliometric techniques.
(743 views)

Knowledge TechnologiesKnowledge Technologies
by Nick Milton - Polimetrica , 2008
This book provides a comprehensive introduction to Knowledge Engineering, Knowledge Based Engineering, Knowledge Webs, Ontologies and Semantic Webs. It is aimed at students, researchers and practitioners interested in Knowledge Management.
(1089 views)

Linked Data: Evolving the Web into a Global Data SpaceLinked Data: Evolving the Web into a Global Data Space
by Tom Heath, Christian Bizer - Morgan & Claypool , 2011
The book gives an overview of the principles of Linked Data as well as the Web of Data that has emerged through the application of these principles. The book discusses patterns for publishing Linked Data, describes deployed Linked Data applications.
(3017 views)

Usage BibliometricsUsage Bibliometrics
by Michael J. Kurtz, Johan Bollen - arXiv , 2011
Scholarly usage data provides unique opportunities to address the known shortcomings of citation analysis. This article provides a review of the state-of-the-art in usage-based informetric, i.e. the use of usage data to study the scholarly process.
(2057 views)

Practical Semantic Web and Linked Data ApplicationsPractical Semantic Web and Linked Data Applications
by Mark Watson , 2010
A guide for using RDF data in information processing, linked data, and semantic web applications using both the AllegroGraph product and the Sesame open source project. Primarily written for programmers using either Java or other JVM languages.
(2999 views)

Document Image AnalysisDocument Image Analysis
by Lawrence O'Gorman, Rangachar Kasturi , 1997
This text describes the technical methods used for document processing of text and graphical images. It gives executives and managers information on document processing approaches and describes how these methods apply to different situations.
(2432 views)

Semantic WebSemantic Web
by Gang Wu - InTech , 2010
Web 3.0 will be built on semantic Web technologies, which will allow data to be shared and reused. This book explains examines how this powerful new technology can unify and fully leverage the ever-growing data, information, and Internet services.
(2700 views)

Human Computer Interaction: New DevelopmentsHuman Computer Interaction: New Developments
by Kikuo Asai - InTech , 2008
The book consists of 20 chapters, each addressing a certain aspect of human-computer interaction. It gives the reader background information on a subject and proposes a solution. This should serve as a valuable tool for professionals in this field.
(5548 views)

Human Computer InteractionHuman Computer Interaction
by Ioannis Pavlidis - InTech , 2008
This book covers modeling and practical realization of robotic control, the problems of stability and robustness, automation in algorithm and program developments, system's applied control, computations, control theory application, etc.
(5805 views)

Information Systems Foundations: Constructing and CriticisingInformation Systems Foundations: Constructing and Criticising
by Dennis Hart, Shirley Gregor - ANU E Press , 2005
This is a book on Information Systems as an academic discipline. The emphasis was on the adequacy and completeness of theoretical underpinnings and the research methods employed. The practical nature of the applications were kept firmly in view.
(4758 views)

Strategies for Sustaining Digital LibrariesStrategies for Sustaining Digital Libraries
by K. Skinner, M. Halbert - Emory University Digital Library , 2008
This monograph is a report of early efforts to establish digital libraries as experimental projects and ongoing services consistent with the practices of print-based libraries. Contributions of leaders in major digital libraries are included.
(5910 views)

Discovering Information SystemsDiscovering Information Systems
by Jean-Paul Van Belle, Jane Nash, Mike Eccles - Global Text Project , 2003
The book describes the role of information systems in modern organisations, explains the underlying concepts, provides an overview of the basic technologies found in all computer-based information systems: hardware, software, databases.
(5401 views)

Information SystemsInformation Systems
by Richard T. Watson - Global Text Project , 2007
This textbook teaches how to exploit IS in a technology-rich environment. It focuses on information systems showing how IS is integrated in organizations, how knowledge workers are supported, and how important IS is for an organization’s success.
(7963 views)