Journal of Documentation

Category:

Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 22 Issue 3

SUBJECT INDEXES AND AUTOMATIC DOCUMENT RETRIEVAL

MICHAEL F. LYNCH

Index entries from the subject indexes to CA can, in general, be converted to ‘normal’ or title‐like phrases by applying simple tests to the positions of prepositions and…

THE LITERATURE OF THE SOCIAL SCIENCES AND PROVISION FOR RESEARCH IN THEM

W.L. GUTTSMAN

Much research in the social sciences uses literature as its raw material. Older, non‐periodical material and long runs of periodicals are important; this is confirmed by…

THE IMPLICATIONS OF THE NEEDS OF USERS FOR THE DESIGN OF A CATALOGUE: A SURVEY AT THE INTERNATIONAL LABOUR OFFICE

LARAINE KENNEY

The Central Library and Documentation branch of the ILO conducted a survey of users' needs to enable it to adapt its catalogue system to deal with the problems of…

HOW MUCH NOISE IN A ROLE‐FREE AND LI NK‐FREE CO‐ORDINATE INDEXING SYSTEM?

J.F. BLAGDEN

A study of the number of irrelevant documents retrieved in a co‐ordinate indexing system that does not employ either roles or links. These tests were based on one hundred…

A NATIONAL SURVEY OF STAFF EMPLOYED ON SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL INFORMATION WORK

A.P.J. EDWARDS

An account is given of a national survey of staff employed on scientific and technical information work, carried out in the UK in the summer of 1965 by the Office for…

JOURNAL OF DOCUMENTATION

In 1962, the American Association of Law Libraries published the first edition of the present work. It was reviewed in this Journal (vol. 19, no. 1, 1963, p. 27), and…

DOCUMENTATION SURVEY

The Abstracting Board was created in 1952 primarily to co‐ordinate and promote the exchange and speedy publication of abstracts in the fields of science covered by the…

ISSN:

0022-0418

Online date, start – end:

1945

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Prof David Bawden