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  • Assessing Information Needsby David Nicholas

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 38.00

    Provides a systematic method of identifying, evaluating and comparing information needs, as well as a framework to enable information services to gather information from users to aid information system design, and monitor the effectiveness of an information service. Examines the role of the Internet in meeting information needs.The section on collecting... more...

  • British library and information schools: towards 100 years of educating the information professional at UCL SLAISby David Nicholas

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00

    This e-book is devoted to the research output of British library and information schools. With the Research Assessment Exercise two years off it gives institutions an opportunity to demonstrate the quality and range of their research and scholarship. This issue focusses on the School of Library, Archive and Information Studies at University College... more...

  • The Later Medieval Cityby David Nicholas

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95

    The Later Medieval City, 1300-1500, the second part of David Nicholas's ambitious two-volume study of cities and city life in the Middle Ages, fully lives up to its splendid precursor, The Growth of the Medieval City . (Like that volume it is fully self-sufficient, though many readers will want to use the two as a continuum.) This book covers a much... more...

  • The Internet: Its Impact and Evaluationby David Nicholas; Ian Rowlands

    CRC Press 2000; US$ 104.95

    The Proceedings of an international forum held at Cumberland Lodge, Windsor Park, 16-18th July 1999, organised by City University, and sponsored by Aslib, The Association for Information Management, The British Library and News International. The purpose of the conference was to: explore methods for evaluating the Internet's many features and functions;... more...

  • The Art of Teaching Secondary Englishby Nicholas McGuinn; David Stevens

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 46.95

    At a time when school-based English is in danger of becoming reductive and mechanistic, the authors of this book reconsider the fundamental philosophy of English teaching, evaluate current practice and offer a practical framework for new approaches to teaching this important subject. The authors draw on recent initiatives in the area, including the... more...

  • Assessing Information Needs in the Age of the Digital Consumerby David Nicholas; Eti Herman

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 95.00

    Aiming at ensuring that everyone obtains the rich rewards available in today's information-centred society, this book seeks to provide a systematic method for the understanding, appreciation and evaluation of information needs, which alone can guarantee the value of information to the consumer. Based on the insights gained from research projects involving... more...

  • Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoodby David Rudlin; Nicholas Falk

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 51.95

    This successful title, previously known as 'Building the 21st Century Home' and now in its second edition, explores and explains the trends and issues that underlie the renaissance of UK towns and cities and describes the sustainable urban neighbourhood as a model for rebuilding urban areas. The book reviews the way that planning policies, architectural... more...

  • Anglo-Saxon Culture and the Modern Imaginationby David Clark; Nicholas Perkins

    Boydell & Brewer 2010; US$ 99.00

    The essays here engage with the ways in which the Anglo-Saxons and their literature have been received, confronted, and re-envisioned in the modern imagination. more...

  • Digital Consumersby David Nicholas; Ian Rowlands

    Facet Publishing 2008; US$ 91.22

    There is a need for a fresh belief system that will help information professionals survive and engage in a ubiquitous information environment, where they are no longer the dominant players, nor, indeed, the suppliers of first choice. This book intends to provide that overarching vision, built on hard evidence rather than on PowerPoint 'puff'. more...

  • Medieval Flandersby David M Nicholas

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 81.95

    Cradle of northern Europe's later urban and industrial pre-eminence, medieval Flanders was a region of immense political and economic importance -- and already, as so often later, the battleground of foreign powers. Yet this book is, remarkably, the first comprehensive modern history of the region. Within the framework of a clear political narrative,... more...