Information Work in the Internet Age: Localizing, Evaluating and Representing Resources
The amount of data on the internet continues to grow. At the same time, fund-ing for professional information work for collection building, quality assess-ment and content representation is reduced. The Layer Model responds to these challenges associated with the internet. The Layer Model shows how information providers can restrict the information work dedicated to content representation to small collections and, at the same time, allows users to ac-cess much larger collections. Transfer modules apply intellectual information work to documents outside a core. This article shows how the Layer Model can be extended in order to integrate automatic quality assessment and auto-mated collection building.