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Networked Information Retrieval Tools in the Academic Environment: Towards a Cybernetic Library

Internet Research

ISSN: 1066-2243

Article publication date: 1 March 1993

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Abstract

Presents the Internet paradox of an information surfeit causing intelligence impoverishment, “information pollution”. Reviews some methods and literature associated with information retrieval in an academic environment. Elucidates a “Virtual Reality” solution, based on expert software and fuzzy logic. Poses related questions, concerned with socio‐technical aspects.

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Brett, G.H. (1993), "Networked Information Retrieval Tools in the Academic Environment: Towards a Cybernetic Library", Internet Research, Vol. 3 No. 3. https://doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000003774

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MCB UP Ltd

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