Contents: Introduction; Part I Structuring and Describing: Knowledge, information and their organization; Formatting and structuring knowledge; Describing documents. Part II Access: Users and behaviour; Subjects as access points; Classification and order; Further concepts and tools for subject access; Access through author names and titles. Part III Systems: Knowledge organization in the digital environment; The evaluation and design of information retrieval systems; Organizing knowledge without IT; Management of knowledge systems; Index.
Jennifer Rowley is Professor of Information and Communications at Manchester Metropolitan University and Richard Hartley is Professor of Information Science at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.
'...can be recommended for any library and information science collection...' Canadian Library Association '...deserves to retain its place as a key introductory textbook in this subject...' Aslib Program 'Organizing Knowledge is in its fourth edition for a good reason. The technology and systems surrounding the topic continue to evolve.' Library Management, Vol 30, No 3