Metadata? Thesauri? Taxonomies? Topic Maps! Making Sense of it all

  title={Metadata? Thesauri? Taxonomies? Topic Maps! Making Sense of it all},
  author={Lars Marius Garshol},
  journal={Journal of Information Science},
  pages={378 - 391}
  • L. M. Garshol
  • Published 1 August 2004
  • Computer Science
  • Journal of Information Science
To be faced with a document collection and not to be able to find the information you know exists somewhere within it is a problem as old as the existence of document collections. Information architecture is the discipline dealing with the modern version of this problem: how to organize web sites so that users can actually find what they are looking for. Information architects have so far applied known and well-tried tools from library science to solve this problem, and now topic maps are… 

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