Information Architecture for the World Wide Web: Designing Large-Scale Web Sites
I can't recall why I bought it - or requested it as a gift - but I finally got around to reading it recently. I always had the nagging feeling that there *must* be meat in here, somewhere. ...more
Some of the info is really about what to do if you're an information architect, dealing with company politics, budgets, etc. If you only work on very small projects, or if you're the primary decision maker, you could probably skim all of that stuff. Most of the meat of this book is early on.
The only reason I'm not gonna give this book 5 stars is becaus ...more
I'd recommend skimming content, skipping chapters and focusing most probably on part III (Process and Methodology) of the book.
Still a must probably in this field, so better just get it over with.
Since it is such a new field, a decent amount of the book is about things like how to self-train as an information architect or how to sell the value of investing in information architecture to your corporate mast ...more
Great book, lots of good information. I found that for the last half of it though I was skimming. I think there was just too much (unnecessary) detail in there. Sections on search and navigation were very interesting.
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