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Richard Ovenden, 'Burning the books: a history of knowledge under attack'. (2020)
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OPPENHEIM, C. [2020]. Richard Ovenden, 'Burning the books: a history of knowledge under attack'. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000620970799

This is a book review by Charles Oppenheim of Richard Ovenden's book 'Burning the book: a history of knowldege under attack'. The book is the product of some detailed research (and Ovenden, in his lengthy list of acknowledgements, notes the help he... Read More about Richard Ovenden, 'Burning the books: a history of knowledge under attack'..

The adult safeguarding practice handbook. (2020)
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GIBSON, N. [2020]. The adult safeguarding practice handbook. British journal of social work [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcaa108

Adult safeguarding is a complex area of social work and requires the practitioner to draw upon many skills as they engage with the challenges of referrals, information gathering, multi-agency working and asserting the rights of the adult at the ce... Read More about The adult safeguarding practice handbook..

Geographies of violence. (2020)
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BUTLER-WARKE, A. 2020. Geographies of violence. Emotion, space and society [online], 36, article ID 100718. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.emospa.2020.100718

Through Geographies of Violence, Marcus Doel, Professor of Human Geography at Swansea University, allows us to delve into a ‘carnival of cannibalism’. His monograph is a veritable curiosity cabinet of violence and terror that permits readers to explo... Read More about Geographies of violence..

Review of Natalie Loveless (ed.) "Knowings and knots: methodologies and ecologies in research-creation". (2020)
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CLARKE, J. 2020. Review of Natalie Loveless (ed.) "Knowings and knots: methodologies and ecologies in research-creation". Journal for artistic research [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.22501/jarnet.0031

Knowings and Knots itself offers few detailed discussions of actual knots, save for Caroline Cambre's impeccable description of Inca khipu knots, which 'exist at the juncture of memory, language, visual signs, and tactile processes' and could 'be und... Read More about Review of Natalie Loveless (ed.) "Knowings and knots: methodologies and ecologies in research-creation"..

Critical thinking skills for your social work degree. (2020)
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HENDERSON, L. 2020. Critical thinking skills for your social work degree. Journal of social work [online], 20(5), pages 696-697. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1468017320939368

This book is one of four key titles in a new series of study skills texts for social work students. The material contained in the book focuses on the foundations of critical thinking, reflective practice, and critical reading and writing. A link is m... Read More about Critical thinking skills for your social work degree..

Kelly Bogue: the divisive state of social policy. (2020)
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BUTLER-WARKE, A. 2020. Kelly Bogue: the divisive state of social policy. Critical social policy [online], 40(2), pages 317-318. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0261018319899390a

This is a book review of Kelly Bogue's The divisive state of social policy. Divided into seven chapters and an appendix with participant information and demographics, the book weaves together several theoretical and empirical strands. Chapters 1 and... Read More about Kelly Bogue: the divisive state of social policy..

Beyond reality: augmented, virtual, and mixed reality in the library. (2019)
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MACLENNAN, A. 2019. Beyond reality: augmented, virtual, and mixed reality in the library. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000619890757

This is a book review of: "Beyond reality: augmented, virtual, and mixed reality in the library", edited by K.J. Varnum and published in 2019 by the American Library Association. This slim volume is an interesting read. Arranged in nine chapters, it'... Read More about Beyond reality: augmented, virtual, and mixed reality in the library..

Conveyancing. (2019)
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ANDERSON, C. 2019. Conveyancing. Edinburgh law review [online], 23(3), page 457. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3366/elr.2019.0588

This is a book review by Craig Anderson on George L. Gretton and Kenneth G. C. Reid's 5th edition of 'Conveyancing'.

The complete guide to personal digital archiving. (2019)
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BURNETT, S. 2019. The complete guide to personal digital archiving. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000619859780

The Complete Guide to Personal Digital Archiving is a valuable addition to the growing range of publications focusing on the management of digital media. In addition to its US emphasis, what sets the work apart from other contributions to this emergi... Read More about The complete guide to personal digital archiving..

Politics, power and community development. (2018)
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HARMS SMITH, L. 2018. Politics, power and community development. Critical and radical social work [online], 6(3), pages 429-433. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1332/204986018X15388225942229

This review looks at a book that is a collection of writings forming the first of a series on ‘Rethinking community development’. The series in intended to challenge readers of various disciplines to critically rethink what community development mean... Read More about Politics, power and community development..

Mobile search behaviors: an in-depth analysis based on contexts, APPs, and devices. (2018)
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CLEVERLEY, P.H. 2019. Mobile search behaviors: an in-depth analysis based on contexts, APPs, and devices. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], OnlineFirst. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000618796027

This review looks at a book that aims to provide further understanding of search behaviour on mobile devices, as people act through not only web browsers, but also specialist mobile apps, transition between those apps and also transition across devic... Read More about Mobile search behaviors: an in-depth analysis based on contexts, APPs, and devices..

A guide to therapeutic child care: what you need to know to create a healing home. (2016)
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BOLGER, J. 2016. A guide to therapeutic child care: what you need to know to create a healing home. Ethics and social welfare [online], 10(3), pages 285-286. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/17496535.2016.1194585

This is a book review of: "A guide to therapeutic child care: what you need to know to create a healing home", by R. Edmond, L. Steckley and A. Roesch-Marsh and published in 2016. This is a greatly-anticipated textbook, which examines the issues that... Read More about A guide to therapeutic child care: what you need to know to create a healing home..

Eleven good years for international commercial arbitration in Russia: the legacy of the Supreme Commercial Court. (2015)
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KOTELNIKOV, A. 2015. Eleven good years for international commercial arbitration in Russia: the legacy of the Supreme Commercial Court. Russian law journal [online], 3(3), pages 152-157. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1758...9-8678-2015-3-3-152-157

The aim William R. Spiegelberger sets for himself in the book ‘Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in Russia’ is moderate, even humble. It is to provide a foreigner who faces the prospect of enforcing an arbitral award in this country with a gener... Read More about Eleven good years for international commercial arbitration in Russia: the legacy of the Supreme Commercial Court..

The inner world of medical students: listening to their voices in poetry. (2010)
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MCKIE, A. 2010. The inner world of medical students: listening to their voices in poetry. Nursing ethics [online], 17(2), page 275. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/09697330100170020705

What themes constitute the experience of undertaking a medical school education? Shapiro, a medical humanities scholar, explores this question through a content analysis of poetry written by American medical students. The result is a fascinating insi... Read More about The inner world of medical students: listening to their voices in poetry..