Making Appropriate Electronic Publishing Decisions

Content Types




Deeply Read Work


Priorities: Easy to carry, easy to print, comfortable to eye, dependability of authority, etc.
Dismissables?: Speed of transmission, interconnections with other content




Browser Forage


Priorities: Ease of access, speed of access, degree of integration with rest of world's content
Dismissables?: Depth of content, quality of interconnections, degree of authority, individuality of design




Reference Material


Priorities: Index strength, ease of customer use, authority of material, consistency of interface
Dismissables?: Portability, flash, eye-ease, readability duration




Time-sensitive material


Priorities: Speed of publication cycle, "authority" of version, identity of publication
Dismissables?: Display quality, binding, archive-ability




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