Professional Literature

Library Hi Tech News

ISSN: 0741-9058

Article publication date: 1 September 2004


(2004), "Professional Literature", Library Hi Tech News, Vol. 21 No. 8.



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Professional Literature

New Books

Anderson, Cokie and Maxwell, David C., Starting a Digitisation Center: Preserving the Past, Present and Future, Chandros, Oxford, 2004. ISBN: 1843340739.

Andrews, Judith (Ed.), Digital Libraries: Policy, Planning and Practice, Ashgate, Aldershot, 2004. ISBN: 0754634485.

Battles, Matthew, Library: An Unquiet History, Norton, New York, NY, 2004. ISBN: 0393325644. (Fiction but a recommended narrative.)

Bisbrouck, Marie-Francoise et al. (Eds), Libraries as Places: Buildings for the 21st Century, Saur, Munich, 2004. ISBN: 3598218397.

Brock, Christ, Inspiring//Creative.webdesign: Past.presentfuture. Crans-pres-Celigny, AVA Publishing, Switzerland, 2002. ISBN: 035013784.

Clyde, Laurel, A., Weblogs and Libraries, Chandros, Oxford, 2004. ISBN: 1843340852.

Current State of Portal Applications in ARL Libraries, available at:

Day, Peter (Ed.), Community Practice in the Network Society: Local Action/Global Interaction, Routledge, London, 2004. ISBN: 0415301955.

Information Technology (IT)-based Educational Materials, National Academy of Engineering, Washington, DC, 2004. ISBN: 030908974.

Johnson, Jeff, Web Bloopers: 60 Common Web Design Mistakes and How to Avoid Them, Morgan Kaufmann, Amsterdam, 2003. ISBN: 1558608400.

Kaula, P.N., Changing Dimensions of Library and Information Services in India: A Cluster of Essays, Y.K.’Publishers, Agra, 2004. ISBN: 818507092x.

Kenniston, Kenneth (Ed.), IT Experience in India: Bridging the Digital Divide, Sage, New Delhi, 2004. ISBN: 0761998306.

Kesselman, Martin and Weintraub, Irwin, Global Librarianship, Dekker, New York, NY, 2004. ISBN: 0824709780.

Khan, Neelofer, Educational Technology, Rajat Publications, New Delhi, 2004. ISBN: 8178801108.

Narasimha, Roddam (Ed.), The Dynamics of Technology: Creation and Diffusion of Skills and Knowledge, Sage, New Delhi, 2004. ISBN: 8178291347.

Oliva, Lawrence (Ed.), Information Technology Security, CyberTech Publishing, Hershey, PA, 2004. ISBN: 1591402476.

Pal, S.S., Special Library System and Information Services, Icon Publications, New Delhi, 2004. ISBN: 8188086096.

Pandy, Vimal Chandra (Ed.), Digital Technologies and Teaching Strategies, Isha Books, Delhi, 2004. ISBN: 8182050502.

Ramamurthy, C.R., Globalisation and Library Information Networking, Authorspress, Delhi, 2004.

Ratzan, Lee, Understanding Information Systems: What They Do and Why We Need Them, ALA, Chicago, IL, 2004. ISBN: 0838908683

Rice-Lively, Mary Lynn and Chen, Hsin-Liang, Information Design and Scenarios: A Practical User-oriented Guide, Chandros, Oxford, 2004. ISBN: 1843340615.

Schelin, Shannon and Garson, G. David., Humanizing Information Technology: Advise from Experts, CyberTech Publishing, Hershey, PA, 2004. ISBN: 159140245x.

Schuler, Douglas (Ed.), Shaping the Network Society: The New Role of Civic Society in Cyberspace, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2004. ISBN: 026219497x.

Singh, U.N., Information Technology in Libraries, Shree Publishers, New Delhi, 2004. ISBN: 818865243.

Sturken, Marita et al. (Eds), Technological Visions: The Hopes and Fears that Shape New Technologies, Temple University Press, Philadelphia, PA, 2004. ISBN: 159213226X.

Van de Donk, Wim (Ed.), Cyberprotest: New Media, Citizens and Social Movements, Routledge, London, 2004. ISBN: 0415297850.

Vickery, Brian, A Long Search for Information, Occasional Paper No. 213, University of Illinois, Graduate School of Library and Information, Champaign, IL, 2004.

Warner, Julian, Humanizing Information Technology, Scarecrow Press, Lanham, MD, 2003. ISBN: 0810859569.

Wilson, Ernest J., Information Revolution and Developing Countries, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2004. ISBN: 0262232308.

We do not usually provide information about special journal issues, but I think that this is announcement is an exception. The latest issue of Information Research available at: contains a number of papers from conferences that want to be considered “open source” and one particularly important paper is that by Brinley Franklin and Terry Plum, “Library usage patterns in the electronic information environment”, delivered at the DigLib 2003 Conference.