Findability is a concept often used, but seldom defined. Neither in the research literature, nor in the professional…
Here is version 1.0 of my reading list on findability:
Azzopardi, L., & Bache, R. (2010). On the relationship between effectiveness and accessibility. Proceeding of the 33rd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, 889-890.
Azzopardi, L., & Vinay, V. (2008). Retrievability: An evaluation measure for higher order information access tasks. Proceeding of the 17th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, 561-570.
Bashir, S., & Rauber, A. (2009). Analyzing document retrievability in patent retrieval settings. Database and Expert Systems Applications, 753-760.
Jambois, L. (2008). Using findability features on legislative web sites to meet constituent expectations.
Kopackova, H., Michalek, K., & Cejna, K. (2010). Accessibility and findability of local e-government websites in the czech republic. Universal Access in the Information Society, 9(1), 51-61.
Lutze, H.,. (2009). The findability formula : The easy, non-technical approach to search engine marketing. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley.
Morville, P. (2005). Ambient findability. Sebastopol, CA: O’Reilly.
Ravid, G., Bar-Ilan, J., Baruchson-Arbib, S., & Rafaeli, S. (2007). Popularity and findability through log analysis of search terms and queries: The case of a multilingual public service website. Journal of Information Science, 33(5), 567-583.
Thurow, S., & Musica, N. (2009). When search meets web usability. Berkeley, Calif.: New Riders.
Walter, A. (2008). Building findable websites : Web standards, SEO, and beyond. Berkeley, CA: New Riders.
Is there something missing in the list? Please comment!