Monday, 24 January 2011

Book Launch for 'Digitisation Perspectives'

There will be no newsletter in January or Febrary 2011 from me, because I am organising a book launch. See details below:



Ruth Rikowski (ed)

Sense Publishers, 2011

ISBN 978-94-6091-297-9 (pbk); 978-94-6091-6 (hdbk);
978-94-6091-299-3 (e-book). £35.00 (pbk); £75.00 (hdbk)

Cover designed by Victor Rikowski

Part of Book Series:
‘Educational Futures: Rethinking Theory and Practice’
Series Editor: Michael A. Peters

Wednesday 16th February 2011, 17.30 - 20.00

Wilkins Terrace Restaurant
University College London
Gower Street
London, WC1E 6BT, England

Introduced by Andy Dawson, Senior Teaching Fellow and MSc Information Science Programme Director, Dept of Information Studies, UCL
Other speakers: Paul Catherall, Julianne Nyhan & Ruth Rikowski

Refreshments provided

Book includes contributions from 22 experts worldwide. Foreword by Simon Tanner, Director Digital Consultancy, King’s College London, saying the book:
“…seeks to address and answer some of the big questions of digitisation…It succeeds on many levels…”
Topics covered include: electronic theses, search engine technology, digitisation of ancient manuscripts, citation indexing, reference services, digitisation in Africa, new media and scholarly publishing. Final chapter explores virtual libraries, posing some interesting questions for possible futures.

Places limited: R.V.S.P.