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A Labor Theoretic Approach

Julian Warner

in Human Information Retrieval

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013444
eISBN:
9780262259262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013444.003.0004
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter provides a full synthesis of the labor theoretic approach to reveal its economy and power by highlighting the coherence and mutual relation of elements such as selection power and ... More


Selection Power and Selection Labor

Julian Warner

in Human Information Retrieval

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013444
eISBN:
9780262259262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013444.003.0002
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

Selection power, which refers to one’s ability to make informed choices between objects or representations of objects, is a primary value or goal for information retrieval systems. This chapter ... More


Introduction

Julian Warner

in Human Information Retrieval

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013444
eISBN:
9780262259262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013444.003.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

The Internet and its search engines have revolutionized information retrieval. There is a wide gap between search engines and library and information science, as well as between crucially relevant ... More


Postscript

Julian Warner

in Human Information Retrieval

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013444
eISBN:
9780262259262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013444.003.0010
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This book has used “human” to refer explicitly to the human sciences and to modes of human being that can be made explicit. It has made a crucial distinction for modes of being, particularly ... More


Conclusion

Julian Warner

in Human Information Retrieval

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013444
eISBN:
9780262259262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013444.003.0009
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter reviews semantics and syntactics in relation to preexisting theories relevant to information retrieval, the labor theoretic approach, and existing and emerging real-world practices. ... More


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