Utilizing Faceted Structures for Information Systems Design

  title={Utilizing Faceted Structures for Information Systems Design},
  author={Uta Priss and Elin K. Jacob},
Even for the experienced information professional, designing an efficient multipurpose information access structure can be a very difficult task. This paper argues for the use of a faceted thesaurus as the basis for organizing a small-scale institutional website. We contend that a faceted approach to knowledge organization can make the process of organization less random and more manageable. We begin by reporting on an informal survey of three institutional websites. This study underscores the… CONTINUE READING