I'd recommend skimming content, skipping chapters and focusing most probably on part III (Process and Methodology) of the book.
Still a must probably in this field, so better just get it over with....Continua
I did actually stop reading this half way through, as when I discovered I could read my course description online, they said that parts 4 and 5 weren't very useful.
The rest of the book though I did find quite interesting. It gave me a good idea of what information architecture is, which I had no idea when i started. It talked about what made good and bad organisation of web pages, and information on web pages. While I don't think that this level of web design is something I really want to pursue it'll be useful to be able to evaluate stuff and possibly will end up utilising some of this information in relation to digital libraries at some point in the future....Continua