Author: Bart Prakken
Publisher: Springer
Keywords: information, approach, problems, integrated, design, organization, systems
Number of Pages: 229
Published: 2000-02-29
List price: $169.00
ISBN-10: 0792377842
ISBN-13: 9780792377849

During the last two decades, there have been many reports about the success and failure of investments in ICT and information systems. Failures in particular have drawn a lot of attention. The outcome of the implementation of information and communication systems has often been disastrous. Recent research does not show that results have improved. This raises the question why so many ICT projects perform so badly. Information, Organization and Information Systems Design: An Integrated Approach to Information Problems aims at discussing measures to improve the results of information syst

Author: Sue Myburgh
Publisher: Neal-Schuman Publishers
Keywords: information, chandos, series, professionals, love, doing, professional, thrive, new
Number of Pages: 230
Published: 2005-05-01
List price: $85.00
ISBN-10: 1843340879
ISBN-13: 9781843340874

This book looks at the role of the information professional in todays changing environment and clarifies the many issues facing both practicing information managers and Library and Information Science students. There is guidance to help readers navigate the new and diverse career pathways available in the field.

Author: Michael J. Albers
Publisher: Routledge
Keywords: information, dynamic, web, needs, user, complex, communication, goals
Number of Pages: 1526
Published: 2004-11-02
List price: $105.00
ISBN-10: 0805849920
ISBN-13: 9780805849929

The amount of information available for any realistic complex situation is likely to overwhelm most users, as well as stymie any designer tasked with presenting the information. Providing large amounts of information in a coherent and usable format remains an unresolved problem. Choosing, structuring, formatting, and displaying information to allow easy access and to facilitate understanding are critical issues for effective design. To build an effective design that addresses complex information needs, one must look at research from psychology, sociology, human computer interaction, and techni

Author: Donald O. Case
Publisher: Academic Press
Keywords: information, behavior, library, science, needs, research, second, survey, looking, seeking
Number of Pages: 440
Published: 2006-12-26
List price: $77.95
ISBN-10: 0123694302
ISBN-13: 9780123694300

Looking for Information explores human information seeking and use. It provides examples of methods, models and theories used in information behavior research, and reviews more than four decades of research on the topic. The book should prove useful for scholars in related fields, but also for students at the graduate and advanced undergraduate levels. It is intended for use not only in information studies and communication, but also in the disciplines of education, management, business, medicine, nursing, public health, and social work. This second editon of Looking for Information reflects a

Authors:Sihan Qing, Jan H.P. Eloff,
Publisher: Springer
Keywords: information, communication, technology, advances, infrastructures, security, global, ifip
Number of Pages: 528
Published: 2000-07-31
List price: $299.00
ISBN-10: 0792379144
ISBN-13: 9780792379140

This book presents a state-of-the-art review of current perspectives in information security, focusing on technical as well as functional issues. It contains the selected proceedings of the Sixteenth Annual Working Conference on Information Security (SEC2000), sponsored by the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) and held in Beijing, China in August 2000. Topics in this volume include the latest developments in: + Information security management issues + Network security and protocols + Information security aspects of E-commerce + Distributed c

Authors:Wei Ding, Xia Lin,
Publisher: Morgan and Claypool Publishers
Keywords: information, concepts, retrieval, services, lectures, spaces, architecture, design, integration, synthesis
Number of Pages: 172
Published: 2009-11-12
List price: $40.00
ISBN-10: 159829959X
ISBN-13: 9781598299595

Information Architecture is about organizing and simplifying information, designing and integrating information spaces/systems, and creating ways for people to find and interact with information content. Its goal is to help people understand and manage information and make right decisions accordingly. In the ever-changing social, organizational and technological contexts, Information Architects not only design individual information spaces (e.g., individual websites, software applications, and mobile devices), but also tackle strategic aggregation and integration of multiple information spaces

Author: Michael Buckland
Publisher: Praeger Paperback
Keywords: information, management, directions, new, systems
Number of Pages: 248
Published: 1991-05-30
List price: $31.95
ISBN-10: 0275938514
ISBN-13: 9780275938512

Buckland offers an examination of information systems that is comparative rather than narrowly technical in approach. Using explicitly defined terms, he interprets the nature of retrieval-based information systems such as archives, libraries, databases, and museums, and their relationships to their social context. Since the primary focus of the work is on unusual examples of information systems, the discussion yields interesting and thoughtful conclusions on the nature of information systems in general and constructive consideration of existing problems in this rapidly expanding field.
  
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