The Fourth Edition of 'Organizing Knowledge - an Introduction to Managing Access to Information' is a Key Introductory Text for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students of Information Management.
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The fourth edition of this standard student text, Organizing Knowledge, incorporates extensive revisions reflecting the increasing shift towards a networked and digital information environment, and its impact on documents, information, knowledge, users and managers.
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Part I discusses the nature, structuring and description of knowledge. Part II, with its five chapters, lies at the core of the book focusing as it does on access to information. Part III explores different types of knowledge organization systems and considers some of the management issues associated with such systems. Each chapter includes learning objectives, a chapter summary and a list of references for further reading.
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About the Author/Editor
Jennifer Rowley is Professor of Information and Communications at Manchester Metropolitan University History
During the last third of the 20th century MMU grew through the combination of several colleges, some of which were founded in the 19th century. The mergers began on 1st January 1970, when Manchester Polytechnic was formed from Manchester College of Art and Design, the and Richard Hartley is Professor of Information Science and Head of the Department of Information and Communications at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.
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List of acronyms and abbreviations
Part I Structuring and Describing
1 Knowledge, information and their organization
2 Formatting and structuring knowledge
3 Describing documents
Part II Access
4 Users and user behaviour
5 Subjects as access points
6 Classification and order
7 Further concepts and tools for subject access
8 Access through author names and titles
Part III Systems
9 Organizing knowledge in the digital environment
10 The evaluation and design of information retrieval information retrieval
Recovery of information, especially in a database stored in a computer. Two main approaches are matching words in the query against the database index (keyword searching) and traversing the database using hypertext or hypermedia links. systems
11 Organizing knowledge without IT
12 Management of knowledge systems
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