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Personal Information Management

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  2. 2. Personal Information Management (PIM) refers toboth the practice and study of the activities aperson performs in order to locate or create, store,organize, maintain, modify, retrieve, use anddistribute information in each of its many forms (invarious paper forms, in electronic documents, inemail messages, in conventional Web pages, inblogs, in wikis, etc.) as needed to meet life’s manygoals (everyday and long-term, work-related andnot) and to fulfill life’s many roles andresponsibilities (as parent, spouse, friend,employee, member of community, etc.). Jones, W. (2007) Keeping Found Things Found: The Study and Practice of Personal Information Management. San Francisco, CA: Morgan Kaufmann Publishers.
  3. 3. “How individuals collect,organize, [and] use information intheir personal space.” -Deborah Barreau
  4. 4. “PIM is the art of getting things done in our lives through information.” - William Jones Jones, W. (2012). The Future of Personal Information Management. Morgan & Claypool.
  5. 5. Information Warriors Information Worriers
  6. 6. Lansdale, M. W. (1988). The psychologyof personal information management.Applied ergonomics, 19(1), 55–66.
  7. 7. right information right time meet needs
  8. 8. “Universally people will tell you theydidn’t do it well … and wish they coulddo it better.” -Rob Capra
  9. 9. Interdisciplinarycognitive psychology/cognitive sciencehuman-computer interaction (HCI)library and information science (LIS)artificial intelligence (AI)database managementinformation retrieval (IR)
  10. 10. Methods
  11. 11. Steve Whitaker Williams JonesDeborahBarreau Sue Dumais Jacek Gwizdka Cathy MarshallJamie Teevan Ofer Bergman David Karger
  12. 12. PIM and EmailWhittaker, S., Bellotti, V., & Gwizdka, J. (2006). Email in personal information management. Communications of the ACM, 49(1), 68.
  13. 13. PIM andArchives
  14. 14. PIM and Social Media
  15. 15. Acrossdevices
  16. 16. Pratt, W., Unruh, K., Civan, A., & Skeels, M. (2006). Personal health information management. Communications of the ACM, 49(1), 51.
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