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Information architecture at Elsevier

  1. 1. MANAGING SCHOLARLY INFORMATION AT ELSEVIER Paul Groth (@pgroth) Disruptive Technology Director Elsevier Labs (@elsevierlabs) September 2015
  2. 2. OR…. THE ROLE OF INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE Paul Groth (@pgroth) Disruptive Technology Director Elsevier Labs (@elsevierlabs) September 2015
  3. 3. ELSEVIER LABS - INTRO LABS MISSION Our mission is to measurably improve the way knowledge is conveyed and used. We research and create new technologies for that mission, help implement proofs of concept, educate our staff and management, and represent the company in technical discussions.
  4. 4. ELSEVIER LABS - INTRO ELSEVIER LABS • 8 Team Members • labs.elsevier.com/team/ • US & Europe • Connects to technology development & deployment throughout Elsevier • Situated in a larger Architecture, Labs & User Centered Design Group • Members have deep experience within Elsevier • Research, rapid prototyping, technology evaluation & awareness • Engaged in both academic and professional communities • from EU projects to meetups
  5. 5. Applications
  6. 6. ELSEVIER LABS - INTRO WORLD LEADER IN DIGITAL INFO SOLUTIONS 6 Published over 330,000 articles in 2013 Founded over 130 years ago Work with over 30 million Scientists, students, health & information professionals Employ over 7,000 employees in 24 countries Received over 1 million submissions in 2013 Over the last 50 years the majority of Noble Laureates have published with Elsevier Over 53 million items indexed by Scopus Elsevier eBooks, Online Journals, Databases Publishes over 2,200 online journals & over 10,000 e-books SOLUTIONS Elsevier R+D Solutions Elsevier Clinical Solutions Helps corporate researchers, R+D professionals, and engineers improve how they interact with, share, and apply information to solve problems using our digital workflow tools, analytics, and data Provides universities, governments, and research institutions with the resources and insights to improve institutional research strategy, management, and performance. Elsevier Education Helps medical professionals apply trusted data and sophisticated tools to make better clinical decisions, deliver better care, and produce better healthcare outcomes. Helps educate highly-skilled, effective healthcare professionals, using the most advanced pedagogical tools and reference works. Elsevier Research Intelligence CONTENT CAPABILITIESPLATFORMS
  7. 7. Every 2 weeks the entire SciVal dataset is updated Combinations 34.4M Scopus articles and their 400M citations roughly 90,000B metric combinations
  8. 8. COMMON THEMES • Complex information domains • Need to access both data and analytics • Search and then browse • The data must be organized • Information Architecture is central
  9. 9. Information Architecture Elsevier Examples
  10. 10. INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE DEFINITIONS • The combination of organization, labeling, and navigation schemes within an information system. • The structural design of an information space to facilitate task completion and intuitive access to content. • The art and science of structuring and classifying web sites and intranets to help people find and manage information. • An emerging discipline and community of practice focusing on bringing principles of design and architecture to the digital landscape. Dillon, A. and Turnbull, D. (2006) Information Architecture, Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, Marcel-Dekker.
  11. 11. ‘THE PROCESS OF DESIGNING, IMPLEMENTING, AND EVALUATING INFORMATION SPACES THAT ARE HUMANLY AND SOCIALLY ACCEPTABLE TO THEIR INTENDED STAKEHOLDERS.” Dillon, A. Information architecture in JASIST? J. Am. Soc. Inf. Sci. Technol. 2002, 53 (10), 821– 823.
  12. 12. FOUR TASKS IN IA 1. Creating Content Organization Systems 2. Creating Semantic Organization Systems 3. Creating Navigation Systems 4. Creating Interaction Designs
  13. 13. CREATING CONTENT ORGANIZATION SYSTEMS
  14. 14. LOTS OF SOURCES
  15. 15. CREATING SEMANTIC ORGANIZATION SYSTEMS
  16. 16. ORGANIZING INFORMATION (TAXONOMIES)
  17. 17. CREATING NAVIGATION SYSTEMS
  18. 18. MOBILE REDESIGN
  19. 19. CREATING INTERACTION DESIGNS
  20. 20. Information Architecture Within the Scholarly Ecosystem
  21. 21. SCHOLARLY INFRASTRUCTURE RELIES ON STANDARDS AND COMMUNITY EFFORTS
  22. 22. DIGITAL OBJECT IDENTIFIERS
  23. 23. ORCID: IDENTIFIERS FOR PEOPLE
  24. 24. ARCHIVES
  25. 25. Information Architecture A new product
  26. 26. CONCLUSION • Information architecture plays a central role at Elsevier • It plays central role in scholarship • It is not apparent at first but fundamental to the value provided across applications • Theory and practice of information science is useful in designing complex applications

Editor's Notes

  • Elsevier Labs in context
  • The largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed research literature. Its used by academics, government researchers and corporate R&D professionals who need to search, discover and analyze research.
    21,900+ journals | 5,000 publishers | 56 million items | 3,000+ customers
  • Big vs little ia – question?
  • 21,00 journals
    90,000 books
    27 million patents
  • Concepts      920,501
    Synonyms        2,952,308
     
  • http://www.elsevier.com/connect/mobile-first-design-for-sciencedirect-transforms-the-reading-experience
  • Prototyping teams
  • What are the parts of the information architecture.
  • Point at the various parts of the information architecture, support for standards, building on existing fundamenals

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