The character, value, and management of personal paper archives

  title={The character, value, and management of personal paper archives},
  author={Steve Whittaker and Julia Hirschberg},
  journal={ACM Trans. Comput.-Hum. Interact.},
We explored general issues concerning personal information management by investigating the characteristics of office workers' paper-based information, in an industrial research environment. we examined the reasons people collect paper, types of data they collect, problems encountered in handling paper, and strategies used for processing it. We tested three specific hypotheses in the course of an office move. The greater availability of public digital data along with changes in people's jobs or… CONTINUE READING
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