Information Users and Usability in the Digital Age
G.G. Chowdhury and Sudatta Chowdhury
304 pages • 6" x 9"
Year Published: 2011
Information users and usability constitute the main building blocks of today's electronic information world. This important new text is the first to give a holistic overview of all of the necessary issues relating to information users and the usability of information services in the digital world, including user-centered design and the characteristics and behavior of information users. This book helps readers understand why information users and the usability are important and equips them to play a proper role in designing and implementing information systems for the maximum benefit of users. It covers all of the major issues, the current situation, and what the various research studies from around the world show, making it essential reading for researchers and practitioners interested in the design and evaluation of digital information systems and services, as well as for students in library, information, and digital library courses.
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