Exploring the Relationship Between Media, Libraries, and Archives

Exploring the Relationship Between Media, Libraries, and Archives

Collence Takaingenhamo Chisita (Harare Polytechnic, Zimbabwe & University of South Africa, South Africa) and Alexander M. Rusero (Harare Polytechnic, Zimbabwe)
Release Date: September, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 263
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5840-8
ISBN13: 9781522558408|ISBN10: 1522558403|EISBN13: 9781522558415|ISBN13 Softcover: 9781522587569
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Description & Coverage
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New forms of digitalization and digital media technologies are positively and negatively disrupting the free flow of information preservation. These new technologies are revolutionizing the way messages are transmitted and breaking the traditional monopolization of information by well-established institutions.

Exploring the Relationship Between Media, Libraries, and Archives provides emerging research on new digital trends in information preservation, origination, and sharing. While highlighting the current shift in information sharing from institutional archives to digital platforms, readers will learn how media, librarians, and archivists reinvent their processes to meet the ever-progressing needs of users. This book is an ideal resource for librarians, archivists, information preservers, and media professionals aiming to find a balance among the use of media, new digital technologies, libraries, and archives in preserving and furthering information sharing.

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The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Information Preservation
  • Information Sharing
  • Information Society
  • Liquid Communications
  • Media Archives
  • Media Literacy
  • Open Access Models
  • Oral History
  • Resource Sharing
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Collence Takaingenhamo Chisita is a Principal Lecturer and Researcher based at Harare Polytechnic's School of Information Sciences. He is a holder of PHD Information Sciences, Masters of Science Information Sciences, BA English and Communication, Higher Diploma in Information Science. Chisita lecturers in a number of subjects namely, Information Storage Retrieval, Organisation of Knowledge, Digital Diplomatics and Resource sharing. Currently he is a Post Doctoral fellow (PDF) with UNISA. Chisita is a renowned writer and speaker who has presented papers at various fora including Euro Africa Partnership for Research in ICT's, Promoting African European Research Infrastructure Partnerships (PAERIP), IFLA, among others. He has also worked with Ubuntunet Alliance and other regional and international NRENS.

Alexander Madanha Rusero is a Senior Journalism and Political Studies Lecturer at Zimbabwe’s pioneer journalism training institution of Harare Polytechnic – School of Journalism and Media Studies. Rusero is a holder of a Masters of Science in International Relations, a Bachelors of Science in Political Science, Bachelors of Mass Communication – Print Journalism as well as several diplomas, certificates and certifications. He is author to more than 8 text books on News Writing, Media, Democracy and Development, Public Relations, Marketing and Advertising as well as International Relations and Zimbabwe’s History. Rusero is a prominent political analyst and resource person of various global media institutions, among them Al Jazeera, CNN, BBC and CGTV. Rusero is also currently a Doctoral Fellow with the University of Pretoria undertaking a PhD in International Relations.

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