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Information users and usability in the digital age

Author: G G Chowdhury; Sudatta Chowdhury
Publisher: New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers, Inc., ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G G Chowdhury; Sudatta Chowdhury
ISBN: 9781555708078 1555708072
OCLC Number: 751248337
Description: xvi, 208 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Information needs and user studies --
Human information behaviour studies and models --
Usability study basics --
Usability study participants --
Usability data analysis --
Web usability --
The usability of digital libraries --
Digital divide, digital natives and usability --
Issues and trends in usability research.
Responsibility: G.G. Chowdhury and Sudatta Chowdhury.

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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.

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