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Walker, Joshua. Building an Intranet Portal. From: The Forrester Report. (January 1999)
Firms must build a self-service intranet portal where employees can go to find and access all internal resources. Information technology departments should spend $1.5 million over two years to jumpstart their intranet portal with content services.
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Wellisch, Hans H. Glossary of Terminology in Abstracting, Classification, Indexing, and Thesaurus Construction. 2nd ed. (2000)
This book defines terms used in texts on abstracting, indexing, classification and thesaurus construction, as well as terms for the most common types of documents and their parts. The definitions are derived from such authoritative sources as ISO, ANSI/NISO and BSI.

Wellisch, Hans H. Indexing From A to Z. 2nd ed. (1996)
For authors, students, and beginners as well as experienced indexers, the author covers not only back-of-the-book indexing but also the indexing of periodicals and non-print material, with practical examples of correct and incorrect indexing.

Wells, Amy Tracy, Susan Calcari, and Travis Koplow. The Amazing Internet Challenge: How Leading Projects Use Library Skills to Organize the Web. (1999)
The authors selected eight U.S. and four British projects for organizing information on the web as representative ways of successfully taming the often-chaotic web. For each site, similar information is furnished, including those responsible for the site, the site's mission statement, funding sources, classification system, selection criteria, and more.

West, Aaron. The Art of Information Architecture.
This article discusses the steps involved in planning and architecting a web site.

White, Sarahjane. Seth Gordon on Careers in User Experience Design. From: CNET Builder.Com. (April 11, 2000)
The author explains what you should know before you begin your user experience design job search and how to market your current skills to land your user experience design job.

Williams, Robin. The Non-Designer's Design Book. (1994)
This book outlines the essentials of page layout, emphasizing the four concrete principles of design -- proximity, alignment, repetition, and contrast -- in an illustrated volume that features before and after examples of page design.

Withers, Rob and et al. Information Architecture: Tools for Cutting-Edge Web Developers. From: College and Research Libraries News. (October 2000)
This guide includes resources on information architecture and a variety of other topics.

Witten, Ian H. and et al. Managing Complexity in a Distributed Digital Library. From: Computer Magazine. 74-79 (February 1999)
With multiple collections, languages and media, digital libraries are becoming more difficult to maintain and develop. Researchers have developed a software architecture that deals with this complexity which dynamically handles additions of collections in different locations, manages interfaces to many collections in many languages and accommodates radically different search engines.

Wodtke, Christina. Information Architecture and User Centered Design Reading List.
This document is a listing of books related to the field of information architecture and related fields.

Wurman, Richard Saul. Information Anxiety 2001. 2nd ed. (2000)
The author examines how the Internet, desktop computing, and advances in digital technology have not simply enhanced access to information, but in fact have changed the way we live and work. In examining the sources of information anxiety, the author takes an in-depth look at how technological advances can hinder understanding and influence how business is conducted.

Wurman, Richard Saul, editor. Information Architects. (1996)
The author edits this book of contributions by 20 masters in the visual display of information. This book discusses the importance of information design in physical spaces and virtual interfaces.
Note: Currently out of print.