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Search Usability - Filters and Facets: Tony Russell-Rose

Venue: CILIP Headquarters Google Map of venue location
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Date: Wednesday, May 23rd 2012, 9.30 - 16.30

Course Outline: There is an increasing use of filters and faceted
navigation in web site and enterprise search applications. However often
the categorisation offered to users does not help them find the
information they are seeking.  This course will provide an introduction
to the basic principles of search usability and then focus in detail on
how to develop a faceted navigation scheme which is highly intuitive and
so makes a significant difference to search effectiveness and search
satisfaction

Who should attend: Intranet and web managers who already have
implemented search, or who are planning a search implementation, and IT
developers with responsibility for search interface design.

Course Presenter: The course will be presented by Tony Russell-Rose,
Director of UXLabs, a UX research and design consultancy specialising in
complex search and information access applications. He was Manager of
User Experience at Endeca and editor of the Endeca UI Design Pattern
Library, an online resource dedicated to best practice in the design of
search and discovery experiences. Prior to this he was technical lead at
Reuters, specialising in advanced user interfaces for information access
and search. information retrieval. Tony holds a PhD in human-computer
interaction, an MSc in cognitive psychology and a first degree in
engineering, majoring in human factors. He holds the position of
Honorary Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Interactive Systems Research,
City University, London.

Costs (including lunch and refreshments): UKeiG members 160 + VAT at
the current rate; others 200 + VAT at the current rate  

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also available via the UKeiG website at www.ukeig.org.uk.
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