A list of books for thinking about academic search:—

1) Suitable for undergraduate students:

Search Engine Society

Everything Is Miscellaneous: The Power of the New Digital Disorder

2) Using Engines:

Google Scholar and Its Competitors: Accessing Scholarly Resources on the Web (forthcoming)

Google Scholar and More: New Google Applications and Tools for Libraries and Library Users

Is There A Google Generation? : Are ICT Innovations Changing Information Seeking Behaviour? (forthcoming)

Looking for Information: A Survey of Research on Information Seeking, Needs, and Behavior (Library and Information Science)

E-Journals Access and Management (Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science)

3) Designing engines:

Search Query Ambiguity: When lists are not enough

Search User Interfaces

4) Findability and re-findability:

Keeping Found Things Found: The Study and Practice of Personal Information Management (Interactive Technologies)

Ambient Findability: What We Find Changes Who We Become

5) The deep history of information flows:

Glut: The Deep History of Information Science: Mastering Information Through the Ages

Transmitting Culture (European Perspectives: A Series in Social Thought and Cultural Criticism)

Worlds Made by Words: Scholarship and Community in the Modern West

6) Academic systems of production:

Enemies of Promise: Publishing, Perishing, and the Eclipse of Scholarship

Future of Learning Institutions in a Digital Age

Organizing Knowledge: Taxonomies, Knowledge and Organization Effectiveness (Chandos Knowledge Management)