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Making UpLib useful: personal document engineering


Any new system must provide significant advantages to users for them to adopt it over their existing practices. In this paper, we discuss changes made over the last two years of use of the UpLib personal digital library system, to provide those advantages in the realm of personal document management. These changes are concentrated in the document acquisition phase, where document analysis is performed and databases of document information are prepared. However, some changes have been made in the areas of collection management, and general document usage, primarily to provide better interfaces to the improved document projections.

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Janssen, W. C.; Breidenbach, J. A.; Popat, A. C.; Good, L. Making UpLib useful: personal document engineering. PARC technical report TR-2005-5; 2005 July.


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