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Digital dieting: From information obesity to intellectual fitness

Brabazon, T. (2013). Digital dieting: From information obesity to intellectual fitness. Surrey, UK: Ashgate.

Inforum call number: 303.4833 B795D

Reviewed by Harriet South – April 2014 Read more »

Antiques: The history of an idea

Rosenstein, L. (2009). Antiques: The history of an idea. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

Inforum call number: 745.1R815A

Reviewed by Monica Finlay – August 2012 Read more »

Vanishing act: The erosion of online footnotes and implications for scholarship in the digital age

Bugeja, M. & Dimitrova, D. V. (2010). Vanishing act: The erosion of online footnotes and implications for scholarship in the digital age.  Duluth, MN: Library Juice Press.

Inforum call number 808.027 B931V

Reviewed by Jenaya Webb – September 2010
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Writing and the digital generation

Urbanski, H. (Ed.). (2010). Writing and the digital generation: Essays on new media rhetoric. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company.

Inforum call number: 302.23014 W956W.

Reviewed by Brad Koegler – June 2010 Read more »

YouTube: Online video and participatory culture

YouTube: Online video and participatory culture. Cambridge UK: Polity Press.

Inforum call number:  303.4833 B955Y

Reviewed by Brad Koegler – May 2010 Read more »

Introduction to Web 2.0 in archives

Society of American Archivists, & Theimer, K. (2009). Introduction to Web 2.0 in archives: Or what you need to know in a nutshell. [Audio/CD-ROM]. Chicago: Society of American Archivists.

Inforum call number:  AV 56106

Reviewed by Shannon O’Connor – April 2010 Read more »

Copyright and cultural institutions: Guidelines for digitization for U.S. libraries, archives, and museums

Hirtle, P. B., Hudson, E., & Kenyon, A. T. (2009). Copyright and cultural institutions: Guidelines for digitization for U.S. libraries, archives, and museums. Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Library.

Inforum call number: 346.730482 H671C    Also available as a free download Read more »

Wikipedia: A new community of practice?

O'Sullivan, D. (2009). Wikipedia: A new community of practice? Burlington, VT: Ashgate.

Inforum call number: 030 O85W

Reviewed by Mélanie Brunet – March 2010 Read more »

“Why do you ask?”: The function of questions in institutional discourse.

Freed, A. F. & Ehrlich, S. (eds.). (2010). “Why do you ask?”: The function of questions in institutional discourse. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Inforum call number: 302.3 W629W 

Reviewed by Brad Koegler – March 2010 Read more »