Journal of Documentation

Category:

Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 23 Issue 1

NLL AND THE SOCIAL SCIENCES

D.J. URQUHART

The NLL will soon start a service for social science serials but not books. The reasons for this decision are reviewed.

TOWARDS THE IDENTIFICATION AND CONTROL OF VARIABLES IN INFORMATION RETRIEVAL EXPERIMENTATION

TEFKO SARACEVIC, ALAN M. REES

Experimentation in information science has suffered from lack of definition and deficiencies in experimental design and control. With the absence of such control it is…

THE QUANTITATIVE EVALUATION OF REGIONAL UNION CATALOGUES

M.K. BUCKLAND

A comparison is made between systems of several union catalogues and of a single union catalogue in terms of costs and performance, with frequent reference to the British…

THE CITATION CHARACTERISTICS OF ASTRONOMICAL RESEARCH LITERATURE

A.J. MEADOWS

The citation characteristics of papers in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (especially for the years 1963–5) have been examined as a means of studying…

SOME APPLICATIONS OF MECHANIZATION IN A LARGE SPECIAL LIBRARY

F.H. AYRES, C.F. CAYLESS, JANICE A. GERMAN

The loans control system used at AWRE is described in detail. Punched cards produced in the library are used as input to a computer to provide the necessary control tools…

TESTS ON ABSTRACTS JOURNALS: COVERAGE OVERLAP AND INDEXING

JOHN MARTYN

In a previous paper (J. Doc. 20 (4) 1964, 212–35) a series of tests on the coverage, overlap, and indexing of abstracts journals were described. Briefly, these were…

A NOTE ON THE NUMBER OF PUNCHING ERRORS IN A CO‐ORDINATE INDEXING SYSTEM

J.F. BLAGDEN

At the time of investigating the amount of noise in a peek‐a‐boo co‐ordinate indexing system, I produced some peripheral data concerning punching errors and would like to…

DOCUMENTATION SURVEY

Annual report (June 1965 through May 1966) on the Chemical Compound Registry system. Columbus, Ohio, 1966. Development work has resulted in a the registration of about…

ISSN:

0022-0418

Online date, start – end:

1945

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Prof David Bawden