Results for Information Science
There are 5 resources for Information Science in the library.
Articles and Papers
Designing for Information Foragers: A Behavioral Model for Information Seeking on the World Wide Web
by James Kalbach (2000)
Subject: Information Science, Information Seeking Behavior, User Centered Design
Abstract: This paper explains and elaborates a behavioral model for understanding how people look for information on the Web. The first half briefly reviews a wide range key research to provide a broader context for understanding human information seeking behavior and a starting point for further exploration. The second part proposes a model for organizing design ideas based on this research.
Foundations of Library and Information Science (3rd Edition)
by Richard E. Rubin (2010)
Subject: Information Science
Abstract: This meticulous revision of this landmark text includes a completely fresh discussion of the most current issues and key technological developments in the field. Rubin explores the ever-growing impact of the World Wide Web, the impact of blogs, wikis, and social networks on services, electronic publication including e-books, digital libraries, digital preservation, mass digitization, and digital repositories, and Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR). His unique insights into these technologies and their impact on library services, policies, and legal standards are all part of why this book forms the essential foundation one needs to succeed as an information professional. Rubin integrates contemporary coverage with a detailed and accessible account of the fundamental principles of information science and technology, information policy, intellectual organization, and ethical issues and principles across all types of libraries: public, academic, school, and special.
Note: Rubin, Richard E. (2010) Foundations of Library and Informatin Science (3rd Edition). New York, NY: Neal- Shuman Publishers, Inc.
Organizations, Conferences and Mailing Lists
American Society for Information Science and Technology
Subject: Information Science
Abstract: ASIS&T, the American Society for Information Science and Technology, aims to bring together information professionals leading the search for new and better theories, techniques, and technologies to improve access to information.
Annual SIGCHI Conference: Human Factors in Computing Systems
Subject: Conferences & Meetings, Information Science
Abstract: Archive of conference proceedings for CHI: Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. The annual CHI conference is the leading international forum for the exchange of ideas and information about human-computer interaction (HCI). This is the longest running conference on this topic.
Presentations and Podcasts
The Information Architecture of Everyday Things
by Jesse James Garrett (3/17/2002)
Subject: Information Architecture - Theory, Information Science
Abstract: A PowerPoint presentation on information architecture and information science as it relates to everyday things and the world around us.
Note: This links to a Microsoft PowerPoint document.
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