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Social navigation of information space

Date
        14th February 2001
Lecturer:
        Tessy Cerratto

Purpose

Discuss cognitive problems when navigating the Web.

Content

Navigating the web has its difficulties. Information can be very hard to find and sometimes not even found at all, although it can be there, in the very documents that are being screened. How do we navigate in the information space ? How do we perceive, select and understand text ?

Literature

  • Dourish P (1999) "Where the Footprints Lead : tracking down other roles for social navigation". in Hook, K.,Benyon, D., Munro, A., (eds) Social navigation of information space. Chapter 2, pp.15-32, Springer.
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