Types of Resources Used for Learning About and Keeping Up with Information Architecture (Questions 8-9)

July 18, 2001

We asked respondents two questions:

"Which resources are the most and least useful for learning about Information Architecture?"
...and...
"Which resources are the most and least useful for keeping up with Information Architecture? "
Both percentages and numbers of responses (in parentheses) are listed.

Resources for Learning About Information Architecture

1
not useful
2
slightly useful
3
useful
4
very useful
5
extremely useful
 
N/A
Magazine, Journals & Newsletters 12%
(11)
27%
(25)
29%
(27)
15%
(14)
6%
(6)
11%
(10)
Discussion Lists 5%
(5)
7%
(7)
22%
(21)
28%
(26)
29%
(27)
6%
(6)
Web Sites 1%
(1)
5%
(5)
17%
(16)
40%
(38)
33%
(31)
1%
(1)
Books 0%
(0)
4%
(4)
19%
(18)
36%
(34)
38%
(36)
0%
(0)
Professional Conferences & Meetings 1%
(1)
12%
(11)
18%
(17)
26%
(24)
11%
(10)
30%
(28)

Resources for Keeping Up With Information Architecture

1
not useful
2
slightly useful
3
useful
4
very useful
5
extremely useful
 
N/A
Magazine, Journals & Newsletters 15%
(14)
18%
(17)
25%
(23)
17%
(16)
13%
(12)
9%
(8)
Discussion Lists 5%
(5)
8%
(7)
11%
(10)
21%
(19)
51%
(47)
4%
(4)
Web Sites 1%
(1)
8%
(7)
18%
(17)
27%
(25)
43%
(40)
1%
(1)
Books 9%
(8)
17%
(16)
41%
(38)
17%
(16)
13%
(12)
1%
(1)
Professional Conferences & Meetings 5%
(5)
7%
(6)
21%
(19)
25%
(23)
14%
(13)
25%
(23)