[Humanist] 28.772 pubs: Cultural Heritage Information
Humanist Discussion Group
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Thu Feb 26 08:21:22 CET 2015
Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 28, No. 772.
Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2015 09:57:26 +0000
From: James Williams <James.Williams at facetpublishing.co.uk>
Subject: A comprehensive account of research in digital cultural heritage
Cultural Heritage Information: Access and Management
iResearch Series, Facet Publishing
A comprehensive account of research in digital cultural heritage
For immediate release
Facet Publishing have announced the release of Cultural Heritage Information: Access and management<http://www.facetpublishing.co.uk/title.php?id=049306&category_code=603#.VNDQRGjkfnU>, the first book in the new iResearch<http://www.facetpublishing.co.uk/category.php?category_code=603&series=y> series.
Cultural Heritage Information: Access and management<http://www.facetpublishing.co.uk/title.php?id=049306&category_code=603#.VNDQRGjkfnU>, edited by G G Chowdhury and Ian Ruthven, the first book in the iResearch series, provides an overview of various challenges and contemporary research activities in cultural heritage information focusing particularly on the cultural heritage content types, their characteristic and digitization challenges; cultural heritage content organization and access issues; users and usability as well as various policy and sustainability issues associated with digital cultural heritage information systems and services.
The book contains eleven chapters that have been contributed by seventeen leading academics from six countries including; Melissa Terras, UCL; Paul Clough, University of Sheffield; Chris Alen Sula, Pratt Institute; Juliane Stiller, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin; Hussein Suleman, University of Cape Town and Ali Shiri, University of Alberta, Edmonton.
iResearch<http://www.facetpublishing.co.uk/category.php?category_code=603&series=y> is a new academic series edited by G G Chowdhury, Professor in Information Science and Head of the Department of Mathematics and Information Science at Northumbria University. This peer-reviewed monograph series supports the vision of the iSchools and creates authoritative sources of information for research and scholarly activities in information studies. Each book in the series addresses a specific aspect or emerging topic of information studies and provides a state-of-the-art review of research in the chosen field and addresses the issues, challenges and progress of research and practice.
The series is overseen by an editorial board comprising; Peter Willett, University of Sheffield; Ian Ruthven, University of Strathclyde; Dorothy Williams, Robert Gordon University, Harry Bruce, University of Washington; Jonathan Furner, UCLA; Edie Rasmussen, University of British Columbia; Michael Seadle, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Fabio Crestani, University of Lugano; Schubert Foo, Nanyang Technological University and Shigeo Sugimoto, University of Tsukuba.
G G Chowdhury said, "I am excited with the launch of the iResearch series. I am very pleased to have an editorial advisory board that comprises experts from around the world in Information Science. I hope that Cultural Heritage Information and the future titles in the series will be able to address the growing market demand for monographs addressing different topical and emerging areas of research in Information."
James Williams, Marketing Manager, Facet Publishing
Tel: +44 (0)20 7255 0597
Email: james.williams at facetpublishing.co.uk<mailto:james.williams at facetpublishing.co.uk>
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