Category Archives: LIS

Undiscovered Public Knowledge and IA

I just gave a talk for World IA Day at U Mich in lovely Ann Arbor entitled “Undiscovered Public Knowledge and IA.” Below are the slides, followed by links to the resources I mentioned in the talk. (Apologies for comical looking fonts:

Undiscovered Public Knowledge and IA

I just gave a talk for World IA Day at U Mich in lovely Ann Arbor entitled “Undiscovered Public Knowledge and IA.” Below are the slides, followed by links to the resources I mentioned in the talk. (Apologies for comical looking fonts:

Alex Wright – The Web That Wasn’t

Finally got around to watching Alex Wright’s Google Tech Talk entitled The Web That Wasn’t. Alex is the author of GLUT: Mastering Information Through the Ages, a book I don’t own yet but will be getting soon. The talk is

Alex Wright – The Web That Wasn’t

Finally got around to watching Alex Wright’s Google Tech Talk entitled The Web That Wasn’t. Alex is the author of GLUT: Mastering Information Through the Ages, a book I don’t own yet but will be getting soon. The talk is

Facetag

In retrospect, I can’t figure out for the life in me why I didn’t mention Facetag during my talk at the Web 2.0 Expo in Berlin. I had plenty of time, and it’s something I cover in Designing Web Navigation.

Facetag

In retrospect, I can’t figure out for the life in me why I didn’t mention Facetag during my talk at the Web 2.0 Expo in Berlin. I had plenty of time, and it’s something I cover in Designing Web Navigation.

Librarians, IA, and the Long Tail of Information Spaces

Not sure if anyone has ever made this connection before, but I’m going to give a try. Let me know if you’ve heard this already. Here goes: If we consider all published information in the world, we can assume it

Librarians, IA, and the Long Tail of Information Spaces

Not sure if anyone has ever made this connection before, but I’m going to give a try. Let me know if you’ve heard this already. Here goes: If we consider all published information in the world, we can assume it

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Library Porn

Here is an impressive collections of photos from amazing libraries around the world. I’ve only been to a few of them, sadly. Gotta make a point of getting to more of them (particularly the ones in Germany). BTW, I can

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Library Porn

Here is an impressive collections of photos from amazing libraries around the world. I’ve only been to a few of them, sadly. Gotta make a point of getting to more of them (particularly the ones in Germany). BTW, I can

Search and Browse Article in D-LIB

There is a nice article in the most recent issue of D-Lib Magazine called Enhancing Search and Browse Using Automated Clustering of Subject Metadata. The authors looked at ways to integrated automatic classification with traditional categories. “Results indicated that while

Search and Browse Article in D-LIB

There is a nice article in the most recent issue of D-Lib Magazine called Enhancing Search and Browse Using Automated Clustering of Subject Metadata. The authors looked at ways to integrated automatic classification with traditional categories. “Results indicated that while

Is Relevance Relevant?

For decades, information science has developed and examined the notion of relevance in information retrieval (IR). By and large, the approach to measuring relevance has been rather technical. Recall and precision have been the two main measures: Recall looks at

Is Relevance Relevant?

For decades, information science has developed and examined the notion of relevance in information retrieval (IR). By and large, the approach to measuring relevance has been rather technical. Recall and precision have been the two main measures: Recall looks at