Information Tasks 24100. Bryce Allen, Bryce

Information Tasks

The user-centered approach is central to the creation of usable information systems, services, and institutions. Information system design should derive from user research into information needs, tasks accomplished in meeting those needs, and resources used in the tasks. Information Tasks summarizes user research, then presents design sketches of systems that illustrate how design is linked to research. Also discussed are usable information services and an overview of the organization and economics of information institutions. This comprehensive user-centered approach provides an agenda for information research, design, and education that challenges many accepted beliefs and suggests new directions for information work. Information Tasksis of interest to library and information science students and faculty interested in information storage and retrieval, user studies, and systems analysis design. Students and scholars of human factors in systems design, human-computer interaction, and cognitive engineering also find the text useful. Key Features* Reviews user research from many disciplines* Links research to practical design issues* Provides a unified model for user studies and user-centered design* Includes how-to summaries of design chapters* Shows how designers can investigate their user communities* Provides a general template for the design process* Integrates all aspects of information design* Discusses library issues in the larger information context

Авторы Bryce Allen , Bryce L. Allen
Язык английский
ISBN 0120510405
Модель 24100
Код товара 9780120510405
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с 22 июня 2018
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