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Schatz, Bruce and et al. Federated Search of Scientific Literature. From: Computer Magazine. 51-59 (February 1999)
The Illinois Digital Library Project has developed an infrastructure for federated repositories. The deployed testbed indexes articles from many scientific journals and publishers in a production stream that can be searched as though they form a single collection.

Schroeder, Will. Steering Users Isn't Easy. From: Eye For Design. 2:10 (July 27, 1998)
Many users go to web sites seeking specific information -- and are eager to leave as soon as they find it. This means designers may have trouble steering users to material they're not actually looking for, even if the users would find the information valuable.

Seybold, Patricia B. Core Competencies in Content Management. From: Customers.Com Service. (November 19, 1999)
Managing the content for an e-business is an organizational challenge. The e-business needs to think the way customers think and encode all descriptive information so that it can be easily and dynamically sifted and sorted to help customers make decisions and solve problems.

Seybold, Patricia B. Customers.Com: How to Create a Profitable Business Strategy for the Internet and Beyond. (1998)
This book outlines steps aimed at any organization grappling with the challenge of doing e-commerce right, and offers a technology roadmap and suggestions for getting e-commerce initiatives off the ground. The heart of the book is the 16 case studies of companies that have successfully embraced e-business and e-commerce.

Shapiro, Carl and Hal R. Varian. Information Rules: A Strategic Guide to the Network Economy. (1998)
The authors consider how to market and distribute goods in the network economy, citing examples from industries as diverse as airlines, software, entertainment, and communications. The authors cover issues such as pricing, intellectual property, versioning, lock-in, compatibility, and standards.

Shiple, John. Information Architecture Tutorial. (2000)
This tutorial includes five lessons on how to do information architecture. It includes defining goals, determining the audience, content, site structure and the visual design.

Shiri, Ali Asghar and Crawford Revie. Thesauri on the Web: Current Developments and Trends. From: Online Information Review. 24:4, 273-80 (2000)
This article describes some recent thesaurus projects undertaken to facilitate resource description and discovery and access to wide-ranging information resources on the Internet. Types of thesauri available on the web, thesauri integrated in databases and information retrieval systems, and multiple-thesaurus systems for cross-database searching are also discussed.

Shneiderman, Ben. Designing the User Interface: Strategies for Effective Human-Computer Interaction. 3rd ed. (1997)
In this revised and updated presentation of user interface design for designers, managers, and evaluators of interactive systems, the author discusses the underlying issues and principles, and describes practical guidelines and techniques necessary to realize an effective design.

Siegel, David S. Futurize Your Enterprise: Business Strategy in the Age of the E-Customer. (1999)
This book is focused on developing a corporate online presence aimed at meeting consumer needs. The book includes tools and methodologies needed to transform a management-led organization into a customer-led company, fictional case studies that show how these techniques may be applied today, and speculative future scenarios in which the Internet is no longer a tool but a platform for work, community-building and individual empowerment.

Siegel, David S. Secrets of Successful Web Sites: Project Management on the World Wide Web. (1997)
This book explains the process of web development from both the client's and the contractor's point of view, with 15 detailed case studies of web sites and the teams who put them together, and 11 chapters on methods for designing sites. It describes phases of the web design process including partnering, content development and design, production, and launch and maintenance, with emphasis on design and business aspects rather than technical how-tos.

Smith, Sharon L., Karen Angelli, and Dennis Wixom. A Method for Evaluating the Organization of Content of a Web Site. From: Common Ground. 8:2 (May 1998)
This article describes an objective, structured method for evaluating how well different category schemes help people find information. It presents a case study of the applications of the method to an existing web site.

Sullivan, Danny. Now, It's The "Vectories" That Are Coming! From: The Search Engine Report. 45 (August 2, 2000)
An article about a new group of services emerging, those that offer to automatically categorize web pages into Yahoo-like directories. It includes a look at some of the "vector" technology players.

Sullivan, Danny. Search Engine Watch: Tips About Internet Search Engines & Search Engine Submission.
This site explains how search engines work, tips on how to use them more effectively, links to resources, a newsletter and more.

Svenonius, Elaine. The Intellectual Foundation of Information Organization. (2000)
The effectiveness of a system for accessing information is a direct function of the intelligence put into organizing it. Integrating the disparate disciplines of descriptive cataloging, subject cataloging, indexing, and classification, this book adopts a conceptual framework that views the process of organizing information as the use of a special language of description called a bibliographic language.