Robert Denton

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Posts tagged: IA

Friday, February 3rd, 2006

Page Source Order & Accessibility Study on some current usability practices and how they actually work in the field.

Week in review: Sony's sour note | CNET

Saturday, November 19th, 2005

Week in review: Sony’s sour note | CNET In the right column they’ve put a “perspective” box to show you a tree of how this story fits in with other news… Not extremely useful but curious.

Ning – Social Software Lubricant!

Tuesday, October 4th, 2005

Ning is a free online service (yeah but if it’s a service how’ll it remain free?) allowing one to easily build and use social applications. What is social software? It tends to be a web application enabling one to post content, e.g., photos, bookmarks, reviews, and easily match, transact, or communicate with other people. The […]


Wednesday, May 25th, 2005

mambofrog This guy thinks too much like me.

Bloug: Updated Enterprise IA Roadmap

Saturday, May 21st, 2005

Bloug: Updated Enterprise IA Roadmap This is fantastic. Much like we are doing at Bowdoin on the web site… at least that’s the goal set in last summer’s redesign. The top tier is particularly useful and our home page is the “politicized page”; perhaps after we launch the new “academics” section that will be the […]

Monday, March 14th, 2005

A first look at Google Scholar: What’s included and what’s not Tina sent the link to this nice summary of Google Scholar.

A Simplified Model for Facet Analysis

Saturday, March 12th, 2005

A Simplified Model for Facet Analysis The purpose of this study is to propose a simplified model for facet analysis that incorporates the principles of facet analysis proposed by both Ranganathan and the CRG. The purpose of this simplified model is to act primarily as a teaching tool to introduce LIS students to a consolidated, […]


Friday, February 25th, 2005 New media acquisitions: New York Times becomes a dominant web player “About. com was founded in 1997 with a simple premise, that people are the best Guides to the Internet. We have built on that belief over the past seven years. Today, when you read an article on, you are tapping into a […]

Shiny stuff rocks

Thursday, February 3rd, 2005

Like anyone who designs I want ultimate control. Sure, the typical email postcard with text in a div next to an image is nice and it works… but wouldn’t it be great to have really control it and composite the text into a bitmap!? Oh wait, that’d be like 2nd generation web design (which some […]

More thoughts on Search

Tuesday, April 27th, 2004

Been thinking about the home page, and the site with regard to a search field on every page instead of a link to a search page. What comes first? Giving people the easy way to search or attempting to get them into your content? Some studies show that people look in the middle of the […]