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Charleston Conference – Discoverability and Efficiency

Anh Bui, Executive Publication Manager, Books Products, at HighWire Press presented, “discoverability and efficiency: how users get to content they value.”  She quoted Clay Shirky, It’s really not information overload, it’s filter failure (Clay Shirky, 2008).  Ann stated that information filters can be used/activated by users or they can be used/activated by us (librarians/publishers).

An acronym HighWire uses:  SOIR, socialization, openness, integration, repurposing

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