Information Architecture for Information Professionals

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Chandos, 2007 - Business & Economics - 212 pages
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This book covers the key aspects of information architecture: core elements of information management, indexing, cataloguing and classification - organising and recording information in the digital environment. Information Architecture for Information Professionals also focuses on design, specifically user-centred design: designing information systems that support the needs of users, by providing attractive, intuitive interfaces that support a range of information tasks and accommodate a range of individual resources.

  • Aimed at information professionals - existing texts in this emerging area are primarily aimed at web managers
  • A straight forward introduction to the area

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Contents

Preface XV
xvii
The preliminaries
iv
Searching and finding
49
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Dr Susan Batley is a senior lecturer at the London Metropolitan University with teaching and research in the areas of organisation and retrieval of information and knowledge resources. Having completed a PhD on factors affecting the retrieval of information from picture databases in 1989, she worked as a subject librarian at the University of East London, before taking up her current post in 1996. Dr Batley is the author of another Chandos book, Classification in Theory and Practice.

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