Browse Library Trends by Author "Uyttenhove, Pieter"

  • 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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  • Van Acker, Wouter; Uyttenhove, Pieter; Van Peteghem, Sylvia (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2014)
    Verticality, and related figures such as the tower, stack, or mountain, are commonly used as spatial metaphors to express the hierarchy that we apply to information and knowledge. But these metaphors that transform the ...

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