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Re: [Sigia-l] Evaluating the labeling systems used by web sites (part II)

Date: Thu Jun 05 2003 - 15:35:06 EDT

Thanks for the clarification. You may want to peruse the websites of the
various branches of the Federal Reserve Bank (U.S.). The one I am most
familiar with is the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, and the
website is

Good luck,

Carlos Vílchez Román <>
06/05/03 02:09 AM

        To: Joan Starr <>
        cc: "" <>, ""
        Subject: Re: [Sigia-l] Evaluating the labeling systems used by web sites (part II)

According to Rosenfeld & Morville (2002):

"Labeling is a form of representation (...) we use labels to represent
large chunks of information in our web sites. For example, 'Contact us'
is a chunk of information, often including a contact name, an address,
and telephone, fax, and e-mail information."

> Hi--can you please elaborate on what you mean by labelling systems? Are
> talking about a metadata scheme, or the interface navigation, or
> completely different?

I mean labels as elements of the navigation systems (e.g. each item
located in the left side bar).
> -------Original Message-------
> From: "Carlos V.lche=?ISO-8859-1?B?eiBSb23hbg==?=" <>
> Sent: 06/04/03 10:30 PM
> To: "" <>
> Subject: [Sigia-l] Evaluating the labeling systems used by financial
> institutions
> >
> > Hi guys,
> Sorry for the duplication. I forgot to put the subject in
> my last message =(
> I am forwarding you a message from a group of Peruvian students:
> If you have any idea or suggestion please reply me and I'll
> sent the to the students.
> Best regards,
> Carlos V.lchez
> ==============================================================
> Date: Thu, 5 Jun 2003 10:16:36 -0400
> From: Mar.a Ang.lica Quichua <>
> To: "" <>
> Reply to: Mar.a Ang.lica Quichua <>
> Subject: Traduccion
> Evaluating the labeling systems used by financial institutions
> Good morning,
> We are undergradute students from the School of Librarianship and
> Information
> Science (LIS) of the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima
> (Peru).
> This term we have registered in the course Information Systems Analysis
> and Design II which is focused in the Information Architecture approach.

> Our teacher has selected the polar bear book (2nd. edition, 2002) as
> our textbook.
> Right now we are preparing an academic paper about the trends in the
> labeling
> systems used by websites of Peruvian banks, but we haven't found any
> research
> about the labeling systems used by financial institutions. Our idea is
> identify trends, patterns in the use of labeling systems.
> For that reason we are writing to you because we think our theme has
> studied using semantic and content analysis, and as far we know you are
> expert in that area.
> We have revised articles about content inventory but that's not
> what we are looking for. We are interested in studies about the labeling

> systems applied to web sites.
> Any comment or suggestion would be appreciated.
> Thanks for your time.
> Cordially yours,
> Maria Quichua, Jessica Taype, Ruth Sanchez & Rossio Bejar

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