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A - Z of Thesauri.
A listing of thesauri available on the web.
Argus Center for Information Architecture (ACIA).
The ACIA serves as a focal point for the theory and practice of information architecture, with its web site featuring industry events, book reviews, white papers, and interviews with leaders in the discipline.
Content and Asset Management. From: Digital Publishing Technologies. 7-11 (April 1999)
This is a discussion of systems for managing the raw material of digital publishing. The article contains background information on asset managers and content managers, and a discussion of particular tools (e.g., Inso MediaBank, Dynabase).
The Dotcom Survival Guide: How to Tap the $19 Billion Customer Experience Fund. (June 12, 2000)
This report shows how e-commerce sites can increase revenues by improving their customer experience. It includes strategies, tactics, and thirty-one e-commerce case studies on merchandising, e-mail, navigation, search, checkout, fulfillment, and more.
Note: Free registration is required.
Guidelines for the Construction, Format, and Management of Monolingual Thesauri. (1993)
This standard is the authoritative guide for constructing single-language thesauri, one of the most powerful tools for information retrieval. This report shows how to formulate descriptors, establish relationships among terms, and present the information in print and on a screen; and includes thesaurus maintenance procedures and recommended features for thesaurus management systems.
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InfoDesign Discussion List.
This list serves as a forum for discussions about information design issues.
This resource provides an overview of information architecture from Uncle Netword, a site devoted to the understanding and development of web authoring. It is a beginner's text that is part of the "Writing Webtext" section of the site.
Information Architecture Resources.
This guide by Info.Design includes books, articles and other resources on a range of topics including information architecture, knowledge management, accessability, e-commerce, navigation, usability and visual design.
Information Architecture Workbook.
This is a course workbook for a 2-day class on information architecture taught by Info.Design called "Information Architecture for the World Wide Web."
Information Design and Technology (IDT) at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
The Master of Science in Information Design and Technology (IDT) at the Georgia Institute of Technology offers humanities-based advanced study in digital media design and critique. This program takes a different approach to information architecture than a traditional library science program.
Library of Congress Thesauri Home Page.
This resource provides access to the Thesaurus for the Global Legal Information Network (GLIN), Legislative Indexing Vocabulary (LIV), Thesaurus for Graphic Materials I: Subject Terms (TGM I), and Thesaurus for Graphic Materials II: Genre and Physical Characteristic Terms (TGM II). These tools allow for bettter navigation by including broader, narrower and related terms.
Profile of an InfoDesigner/InfoArchitect.
This page lists the skill set of information designers and information architects -- those who are responsible for planning the structure of a product at the macro and micro level.
Special Interest Group Information Architecture (SIGIA) Discussion List.
Sponsored by the American Society for Information Science (ASIS), this discussion list grew out of the ASIS Summit 2000 conference, "Defining Information Architecture," held in Boston, April 89, 2000. The postings are often thought-provoking and instructive, and include theory, practical applications, job postings and tools and resources.
Syntax for the Digital Object Identifier. (2000)
This standard defines the order and components of the Digital Object Identifier (DOI), the first identification system for intellectual property in the digital environment. Introduced in 1997, the DOI provides a unique way to identify content in all media, plus links users to rights holders to facilitate seamless e-commerce.
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Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) Home Page.
This document provides resources for increasing accessibility of the web for people with disabilities.
This resource includes opinion pieces, articles and tips dealing with the wide spectrum of information related to web design.
A resource for web developers since 1996. It includes tutorials, articles, commentary, reviews and more.