9781856045469

Portals: People, Processes and Technology

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  • ISBN13:

    9781856045469

  • ISBN10:

    1856045463

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2006-08-01
  • Publisher: Neal Schuman Pub

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Summary

This edited collection seeks answers to these questions, providing the library and broader information community with an overview of how portals are currently being used. Leading edge researchers and practitioners explore the variety of ways in which the aspiration to portalize information is currently being realized and offer several views on likely future trends.

Table of Contents

Introductory preface v
Section 1: Core themes 1(76)
1 Definitions and debates
3(11)
Andrew Cox
2 Portals or filters? Identifying quality on the internet
14(10)
Andrew Madden
3 Portal architectures
24(14)
Tom Franklin
4 Personalization initiatives in the public and academic domains
38(14)
Mark Hepworth, Steve Probets, Fadi Qutaishat and Geoff Walton
5 User needs analysis and evaluation of portals
52(11)
Panayiotis Zaphiris, Aspasia Dellaporta and Dean Mohamedally
6 Managing portal services
63(14)
Stephen Emmott
Section 2: The library and the portal 77(46)
7 Ready to use: consumer, subject and other public portals
81(19)
Ian Winship
8 Portals and university libraries
100(15)
John A. MacColl
9 Library portals
115(8)
Ron Davies
Section 3: The portal in the corporate sector 123(24)
10 Information at your fingertips: B2E portal as a strategic tool for today's workforce
125(13)
Ly Fie Sugianto and Dewi Rooslani Tojib
11 Enterprise information portals
138(9)
Martin White
Section 4: Portals in the public sector 147(52)
12 Community portals and the e-Confluence Zone: where bottom-up meets top-down
149(18)
Stephen Musgrave
13 Portal implementation in UK higher education institutions: a comparative analysis
167(21)
Yvonne Klein
14 MyUU: a case study of the Utrecht University portal
188(11)
Peter Schelleman
Section 5: The future 199(32)
15 The future of portals?
203(6)
Balviar Notay
16 Managing web-based information in an arts and humanities research environment
209(12)
Jared Bryson
17 Portals and Web 2.0
221(10)
Chris Awre
The contributors 231(8)
Index 239

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