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Paperback Personal Information Management Book

ISBN: 0295987375

ISBN13: 9780295987378

Personal Information Management

In an ideal world, everyone would always have the right information, in the right form, with the right context, right when they needed it. Unfortunately, we do not live in an ideal world. This book looks at how people in the real world currently manage to store and process the massive amounts of information that overload their senses and their systems, and discusses how tools can help bring these real information interactions closer to the ideal...

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Definitive and Groundbreaking

This book is well over due. The subject of PIM is still new but really important to all of us who are overwhelmed by the flow of information through our personal and professional lives. Jones and Teevan do a good job of bringing together a host of opinions and approaches. I can't wait for Jones's own book in the subject to come out!

Table of Contents

I edited the book Personal Information Management with William Jones, so my opinion of it is, not surprisingly, glowing. Below is the table of contents, to help you make a more informed purchasing decision. Each chapter is written by one or more leading researchers in the chapter's subject area, and is worth reading independent of the book. However, the book also holds together well as a whole, with many common themes, and even common characters, being woven throughout. 1. Introduction William Jones (University of Washington) Jaime Teevan (Microsoft Research) Part I. Understanding Personal Information Management 2. How People Find Personal Information Jaime Teevan (Microsoft Research) Robert Capra (University of North Carolina) Manuel Pérez-Quiñones (Virginia Tech) 3. How People Keep and Organize Personal Information William Jones (University of Washington) 4. How People Manage Information over a Lifetime Catherine C. Marshall (Microsoft) 5. Naturalistic Approaches for Understanding PIM Charles M. Naumer (University of Washington) Karen E. Fisher (University of Washington) Part II. Solutions for Personal Information Management 6. Save Everything: Supporting Human Memory with a Personal Digital Lifetime Store Desney Tan (Microsoft Research) Emma Berry (Addenbrooke's Hospital and Microsoft Research) Mary Czerwinski (Microsoft Research) Godon Bell (Microsoft Research) Jim Gemmell (Microsoft Research) Steve Hodges (Microsoft Research) Narinder Kapur (Addenbroke's Hospital) Brian Meyers (Microsoft Research) Nuria Oliver (Microsoft Research) George Robertson (Microsoft Research) Ken Wood (Microsoft Research) 7. Structure Everything Tiziana Catarci (Università di Roma "La Sapienza") Luna Dong (University of Washington) Alon Halevy (Google) Antonella Poggi (Università di Roma "La Sapienza") 8. Unify Everything: It's All the Same to Me David R. Karger (MIT) 9. Search Everything Daniel M. Russell (Google) Steve Lawrence (Google) 10. Everything through Email Steve Whittaker (University of Sheffield) Victoria Bellotti (PARC) Jacek Gwizdka (Rutgers) 11. Understanding What Works: Evaluating PIM Tools Diane Kelly (University of North Carolina) Jaime Teevan (Microsoft Research) Part III. PIM and the Individual 12. Individual Differences Jacek Gwizdka (Rutgers) Mark Chignell (University of Toronto) 13. Personal Health Information Management Anne Moen (University of Oslo and University of Washington) Part IV. PIM and Other People 14. Group Information Management Wayne G. Lutters (University of Maryland) Mark S. Ackerman (University of Michigan) Xiaomu Zhou (University of Michigan) 15. Management of Personal Information Disclosure: The Interdependence of Privacy, Security, and Trust Clare-Marie Karat (IBM TJ Watson) John Karat (IBM TJ Watson) Carolyn Brodie (IBM TJ Watson) 16. Privacy and Public Records Michael Shamos (CMU) 17. Conclusion William Jones (University of Washington) Jaime Teevan (Microsoft Research) Acknowledgments Biblio
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