Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12015/2512
Title: Constructing Common Information Spaces
Authors: Bannon, Liam
Bødker, Susanne
Issue Date: 1997
Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands
metadata.dc.relation.ispartof: ECSCW 1997: Proceedings of the Fifth European Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work
metadata.mci.reference.pages: 81-96
Series/Report no.: ECSCW
Abstract: This paper investigates an important, yet under-researched topic in CSCW, namely shared, or common, information spaces. Precisely what is meant by this term, however, is not always obvious. We provide some background to work in the area, and then proceed to examine features of such spaces through examples. The work involved in both putting information in common, and in interpreting it, has often not been sufficiently recognized. We show how, in various ways, it often requires added work to place items in common, and open up the question of how this might affect use of the WWW, often seen as the ultimate common information space. While there is still a need for further elaboration of many dimensions of the concept, and linkage to related ideas, we believe that the issues raised by this exploration are of importance to the CSCW field.
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12015/2512
ISBN: 978-94-015-7372-6
metadata.mci.conference.sessiontitle: Full Papers
metadata.mci.conference.location: Lancaster, United Kingdom
metadata.mci.conference.date: 7-11 September 1997
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