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Information services and digital literacy : in search of the boundaries of knowing

Author: Isto Huvila
Publisher: Cambridge : Chandos Publishing, 2012.
Series: Chandos Information Professional Series
Edition/Format:   eBook : English : 1. publView all editions and formats

Despite new technologies, people do not always find information readily. This book is about the role of information services and digital literacies in the age of the social web.


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Isto Huvila
ISBN: 9781780633497 1780633491 9781843346838 1843346834
OCLC Number: 914609608
Description: VII, 191 Seiten
Contents: Acknowledgements Chapter 1: Introduction Abstract: Chapter 2: Knowing what we know Abstract: The economy of ordinary knowledge Boundaries of knowing Conclusions Chapter 3: Information services and digital literacy Abstract: Information services Digital literacy Conclusions Chapter 4: Technologies of abundance Abstract: Networking Personal information technology Usability Convergence The consequences of technology Conclusions Chapter 5: The culture of participation Abstract: Communal and individualist participation: 'talko' work and 'broadcast yourselfism' Commercialism and freedom Roles and rules of participation Economy of participation and non-participation Conclusions Chapter 6: The 'new' user Abstract: Learned or born Behaving differently with information Reading differently Users and non-users Identity The making of a 'new' user Conclusions Chapter 7: Information Abstract: The form of information The emergence of information Qualitative and computational viewpoints A pig in a poke? Abundance and scarcity Conclusions Chapter 8: Information services and digital literacy as boundary objects Abstract: The pieces that do not fit Across the boundaries References Index
Series Title: Chandos Information Professional Series
Responsibility: Isto Huvila.


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"If you are struggling with delivering information services and digital literacy, this exploration may be able to help you redefine exactly what it is, who your audience is or should be and Read more...

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