Browse Library Trends 61 (2) Fall 2012: Information and Space: Analogies and Metaphors by Subject "Spatial Metaphors"

  • Van Acker, Wouter; Uyttenhove, Pieter (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012)
    Spatial metaphors abound in the language we use to speak about the organization of information. Well-established notions such as “architecture of databases,” “knowledge architect,” or “information design” convey their meaning ...

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  • Kite, Stephen (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012)
    We cannot remember without [architecture], declares John Ruskin (1819–1900) in “The Lamp of Memory” of his The Seven Lamps of Architecture (1849) (Cook and Wedderburn, 1904, vol. 8, p. 224).1 For Ruskin, the city is a ...

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