Digital Information Culture - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781843341604, 9781780631677

Digital Information Culture

1st Edition

The Individual and Society in the Digital Age

Authors: Luke Tredinnick
Paperback ISBN: 9781843341604
eBook ISBN: 9781780631677
Imprint: Chandos Publishing
Published Date: 31st March 2008
Page Count: 220
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Table of Contents

Part 1 Culture and technology: The meaning of culture; Representations of technology; Narratives of technology and culture. Part 2 Digital information culture: Textuality; Authenticity; Knowledge; Power; Identity; Memory.


Description

Part 1 Culture and technology: The meaning of culture; Representations of technology; Narratives of technology and culture. Part 2 Digital information culture: Textuality; Authenticity; Knowledge; Power; Identity; Memory.

Key Features

  • Written by a leading author in the field
  • Focuses on digital information and its social, cultural and political impact is unique
  • The wider theoretical framework, relying less of sociology, more on cultural theory

Readership

Information management academics and students; Information management professionals


Details

No. of pages:
220
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Chandos Publishing 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Chandos Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9781780631677
Paperback ISBN:
9781843341604

Reviews

Discussion is enriched by the multiple examples of approaches and fears emerging in fiction and films., Journal of Documentation
…a facinating read that explores the real impact of digital technology on our approach to print and on our traditional ways of working and thinking., Online Information Review
It’s a long time since I read a book as engaging as this one. …offers a dynamic and fascinating discussion of the changing culture of information. …engages with a variety of cultural mediums and examples to liberally illustrate his arguments. …some excellent arguments on the changing aspects of historical culture in the digital age., Journal of Librarianship and information Science


About the Authors

Luke Tredinnick Author

Luke Tredinnick is a Senior Lecturer in Information Management at London Metropolitan University and Course Director for the MSc on Digital Information Management. He teaches on a wide range of topics around the digital information area, including digital libraries, intranets and extranets, knowledge applications and technologies, cyberculture, and the social, political and theoretical aspects of digital information.

Affiliations and Expertise

London Metropolitan University, UK