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Information Architecture: Blueprints for the Web (2nd Edition) (edition 2009)

by Christina Wodtke, Austin Govella

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An introduction to the core concepts of information architecture: organizing Web site content so that it can be found, designing website interaction so that it's pleasant to use, and creating an interface that is easy to understand. The second edition contains new case studies and updated examples.
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Title:Information Architecture: Blueprints for the Web (2nd Edition)
Authors:Christina Wodtke
Other authors:Austin Govella
Info:New Riders Press (2009), Edition: 2, Paperback, 312 pages
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I used this book for a web design class ages ago. I remember liking it, and if I recall correctly, it wasn't a how to code book as much as it was about how to present information in a clear way. Not sure how dated it would be today.
  lemontwist | May 21, 2011 |
This is a solid introduction to information architecture. No, it isn't Morville and Rosenfeld's Information Architecture for the World Wide Web, but Wodtke and Govella's book covers the essentials, does so in a friendly, non-frightening way, and is a little more portable than the polar bear book. Plus, it's actually enjoyable to read, which is a good thing in its own right. ( )
  Silvernfire | Nov 7, 2010 |
Although not as in-depth as 'the polar bear book' by Morville and Rosenfeld, this book on IA is much more approachable, and therefore perhaps easier to introduce IA concepts to interested colleagues. Also has some tips on keeping care of yourself as you play the IA game. ( )
  Murdocke23 | Jan 31, 2010 |
This book covers a range of core concepts in the field of information architecture. It’s packed with practical advice and is downright fun to read. This is the kind of book you can read in a few sittings. ( )
  Pivo1 | Mar 26, 2007 |
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"Morville and Rosenfeld's work is for the information professional, while Wodtke and Govella is for anyone in an organization who might have responsibility for or oversight of the Website. Certainly, anyone in such a role will benefit from the book, since it will give them useful insights into the role of information architecture in Website design and, perhaps, enable them to understand when things have gone so far astray that some professional input is needed to put it right."
 
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