Doing Things with Information

Beyond Indexing and Abstracting

; Brian C. O'Connor ; Jodi Kearns

A graphically intense, immensely readable guide to understanding the nature of representation in a constantly changing world of information production, dissemination, and use. Les mer
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A graphically intense, immensely readable guide to understanding the nature of representation in a constantly changing world of information production, dissemination, and use.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

1. Background Concepts and Models 2. Considerations of Representation 3. Representation, Function, and Utility 4. Failures of Representation: Indeterminacy and Depth 5. Aboutness and User-Generated Descriptors 6. Responses to Indeterminacy 7. Doing Things with Word-Based Documents 8. Functional Applications of Information Measurement 9. Functional Ontology Construction 10. Creek Pebbles: A Summary Metaphor and Touchstone for Exploration References Index

Om forfatteren

Brian C. O'Connor is a professor at the School of Library and Information Sciences, University of North Texas.



Jodi Kearns is digitization project manager at the Archives of the History of American Psychology and adjunct professor in the Instructional Technology Program, College of Education, University of Akron.



Richard L. Anderson is the information security coordinator at University of North Texas.