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The need for funded research

OCLC Micro

ISSN: 8756-5196

Article publication date: 1 May 1992

Abstract

Provides a brief summary of an OCLC funded project, “Identifying barriers to effective subject access in library catalogs” in which the author participated and the purpose of which was to determine the probability that a skilled catalogue user would retrieve the best materials represented in the catalogue on some subject and to determine what changes would be needed to ensure that future catalogues would allow the user to retrieve more of the better materials. Also provides brief perspective on research, described in the context of the education and research roles of the library and information science educator.

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Harkness Connell, T. (1992), "The need for funded research", OCLC Micro, Vol. 8 No. 5, pp. 18-23. https://doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000003692

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MCB UP Ltd

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