Journal of Documentation

Category:

Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 22 Issue 2

STUDIES AT THE QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY OF BELFAST ON REAL‐TIME COMPUTER CONTROL OF BOOK CIRCULATION

RICHARD T. KIMBER

Real‐time, or on‐line computer control of circulation records, is being studied at The Queen's University of Belfast. This paper describes in simple terms the real‐time…

THE DIVERSITY OF TEXT‐LENGTH AMONGST SYSTEMS OF SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL ABSTRACTS

J.B. REED

Fifty systems of scientific and technological abstracts in English were examined for variation in length of unit texts, both between them (in respect to average value) and…

CORRESPONDENCE

Dear Sir, Who Pilots the Hovercraft? A misunderstood metaphor is to be blamed on its maker. However, whilst taking the blame, may I try to correct the misunderstanding? My…

A COMPUTER‐AIDED INFORMATION SERVICE FOR NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

LOLL N. ROLLING

The computerized information centre of the European Atomic Energy Community has become operational. A survey of its principal characteristics is given, and the main…

STUDENT ATTITUDES TO THE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY: A SECOND SURVEY AT SOUTHAMPTON UNIVERSITY

MAURICE B. LINE

In May 1965 a survey into student attitudes to the Library of Southampton University was carried out by questionnaire with a sample of 322 under‐graduates. The aim was to…

THE TRANSFER OF A CARD CATALOGUE TO SHEAF SLIPS, USING THE XEROX 914

This note describes the transfer of the author catalogue of the science section of Durham University Library from cards to sheaf slips. It supplements the account given by…

DOCUMENTATION SURVEY

This was compiled as a special report by Edwin Castagna, president of the ALA, 1964–5, and a one‐day workshop on the findings was presented in Detroit. It is a ‘first…

INFORMATION RETRIEVAL—THE ECONOMIC ASPECT

W.E. BATTEN

The objectives and methods of an information retrieval system determine its input and output costs and the relation between them. The present trend seems to be towards…

ISSN:

0022-0418

Online date, start – end:

1945

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Prof David Bawden