Designing the Search Experience: The Information Architecture of Discovery

Other | December 31, 2012

byTony Russell-Rose, Tony Russell-rose, Tyler Tate

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Search is not just a box and ten blue links. Search is a journey: an exploration where what we encounter along the way changes what we seek. But in order to guide people along this journey, designers must understand both the art and science of search.In Designing the Search Experience, authors Tony Russell-Rose and Tyler Tate weave together the theories of information seeking with the practice of user interface design.

  • Understand how people search, and how the concepts of information seeking, information foraging, and sensemaking underpin the search process
  • Apply the principles of user-centered design to the search box, search results, faceted navigation, mobile interfaces, social search, and much more
  • Design the cross-channel search experiences of tomorrow that span desktop, tablet, mobile, and other devices

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Search is not just a box and ten blue links. Search is a journey: an exploration where what we encounter along the way changes what we seek. But in order to guide people along this journey, designers must understand both the art and science of search.In Designing the Search Experience, authors Tony Russell-Rose and Tyler Tate weave tog...

Tyler Tate is the co-founder and design lead of TwigKit, a London-based company that provides a library of user interface components for rapidly building search-based applications. At TwigKit he has helped numerous startups, corporations, and government organizations achieve superb search experiences. Prior to specializing in search Ty...

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Paperback|Dec 19 2012

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Format:OtherDimensions:320 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:December 31, 2012Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0123972884

ISBN - 13:9780123972880

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Table of Contents

PART 1 A Framework for Search and Discovery

Chapter 1 The User

Chapter 2 Information Seeking

Chapter 3 Context

Chapter 4 Modes of Search and Discovery

PART 2 Design Solutions

Chapter 5 Formulating the Query

Chapter 6 Displaying and Manipulating Results

Chapter 7 Faceted Search

Chapter 8 Mobile Search

Chapter 9 Social Search

Part 3 Designing the Future

Chapter 10 Cross-Channel Information Interaction