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We organize things. We organize information, information about things, and information about information. Organizing is a fundamental issue in many professional fields, but these fields have only limited agreement in how they approach problems of organizing and in what they seek as their solutions.
The Discipline of Organizing synthesizes insights from library science, information science, computer science, cognitive science, systems analysis, business, and other disciplines to create an Organizing System for understanding organizing. This framework is robust and forward-looking, enabling effective sharing of insights and design patterns between disciplines that weren’t possible before.
Ideal as a textbook for undergraduates, the Core Concepts Edition includes new and revised content about the active resources of the “Internet of Things,” and how the field of Information Architecture can be viewed as a subset of the discipline of organizing. You’ll find:
- Stop and Think exercises designed to increase engagement and comprehension
- User-contributed case studies to help you with your own organizing problems
- Nearly 60 new pictures and illustrations
- Links to cross-references and external citations
- Interactive study guides to test on key points
FOR INSTRUCTORS: Supplemental materials (lecture notes, assignments, exams, etc.) are available at http://disciplineoforganizing.org.
FOR STUDENTS: Make sure this is the edition you want to buy. There's a newer one and maybe your instructor has adopted that one instead.