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Title: Designing for the Computer Screen
Author(s): Peters, Ronnie
Subject(s): Libraries --United States --Data processing Information storage and retrieval systems
Abstract: Designing for the computer screen poses new challenges for the designer. While some of the issues are new such as time, motion, and sound, other aspects such as the readability of typography, the separation and combination of image and type, and the general issues associated with projecting the three-dimensional world onto a two-dimensional surface are part of a complex design tradition. When designing for this new medium, the designer is faced with the problem of organizing a large amount of information in a small area and must establish the most orderly arrangement of information, determine the hierarchic scale of importance, arrange the easiest accessibility of information, and design the appearance accordingly.
Issue Date: 1992
Publisher: Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Citation Info: In L.C. Smith and P.W. Dalrymple, eds. 1992. Designing information : new roles for librarians. Papers presented at the 1992 Clinic for Library Applications of Data Processing. Urbana, Il: Graduate School of Library and Information Science: 147-163.
Series/Report: Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing (29th : 1992)
Genre: Conference Paper / Presentation
Type: Text
Language: English
ISBN: 0-87845-088-2
ISSN: 0069-4789
Publication Status: published or submitted for publication
Rights Information: Copyright owned by Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois. 1992.
Date Available in IDEALS: 2007-07-11

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