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Big data shocks : an introduction to big data for librarians and information professionals

Weiss, Andrew 1971- (author.).

Summary: Big Data Shocks examines the roots of big data, the current climate and rising stars in this world. The book explores the issues raised by big data and discusses theoretical as well as practical approaches to managing information whose scope exists beyond the human scale.

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  • ISBN: 9781538103234
  • ISBN: 1538103230
  • ISBN: 9781538103227
  • ISBN: 1538103222
  • Physical Description: print
    xxi, 195 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2018.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Part I: First shocks: What is data? ; The birth of big data ; Approaches and tools for analyzing and using big data: the application of data in real-life situations ; Part II: Reality shocks: Privacy, libraries, and big data ; Big data and corporate overreach ; Liberty and justice for all: the surveillance state in the age of big data ; The shock of information overload and big data -- Part III: Library shocks: Big data, libraries, and collection development ; Data management planning strategies for libraries in the age of big data ; Academic disciplines, their data needs, and how libraries can cater to them -- Part IV: Future shocks: Libraries and the culture of "big assessment" ; Building the "smart library" of the future.
Subject: Big data Libraries
Libraries and the Internet
Library information networks
54.62 machine readable data
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES Library & Information Science General
Libraries and the Internet
Library information networks
Bibliothek
Information und Dokumentation
Big Data

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at State Library of Alabama.

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  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.

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