Some implications of "digital" for academic publishing

Category: information science

Is a manual index worth doing?

That question is not exactly what Dennis Duncan has answered in his new book (Index, a history of the: A Bookish Adventure, Penguin, 2021). His book is a fascinating overview of how indexing developed through history. Nonetheless, his book contains an implied answer on …

What became of Information Scientists?

I started fondly reminiscing (as one does) as I listened to Martin White and Sandra Ward last week at this year’s UKeiG’s annual conference, talking about their collaboration on a history of the Institution for Information Science (IIS), until I thought: what happened to all …

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