We published a pretty special book this week – Amy Affelt’s The Accidental Data Scientist: Big Data Applications and Opportunities for Librarians and Information Professionals. I had a good feeling about this project from the start, and sure enough, before there was even a webpage or a catalog listing for the book, people were calling and […]
Stephanie Barnes and Nick Milton live and breathe Knowledge Management (KM). In fact, I’d venture to say that KM–and specifically KM strategy–is their obsession. That’s a good thing for the rest of us, because this week–thanks to the fact that Stephanie and Nick couldn’t keep the genie in the bottle (no way, no how)–we were able […]
More on the title of the post later… The book I want to talk about is Scholarly Metrics Under the Microscope: From Citation Analysis to Academic Auditing, edited by Blaise Cronin and Cassidy R. Sugimoto — published by ITI this week on behalf of the Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T). This remarkable new volume is the […]
Yesterday we published Nicole Engard’s 3rd Information Today book, and it’s a particularly good one — More Library Mashups: Exploring New Ways to Deliver Library Data. Nicole is a terrific editor and she has done it again, with excellent support from her handpicked contributors. And here’s the deal: this book is regularly $45, but we haven’t yet […]
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