Journal of Documentation

Category:

Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 23 Issue 3

AN APPLICATION OF UDC TO MACHINE SEARCHING

T.W. CALESS, D.B. KIRK

The UDC as a language for machine retrieval has been tested and found feasible using a collection of seismological literature. The system developed is flexible and can be…

MINIMUM VOCABULARIES IN INFORMATION INDEXING

R. MOSS

Words have no precision, though in information storage and retrieval we are required to act as if they did. We have, therefore, to impose certain arbitrary conditions to…

CATALOGUING AND CLASSIFICATION IN BRITISH UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES: A SURVEY OF PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES

JOAN FRIEDMAN, ALAN JEFFREYS

A survey was made by questionnaire of cataloguing and classification in fifty‐one university libraries. The returned questionnaires revealed many, differences in the…

THE BRADFORD DISTRIBUTION

FERDINAND F. LEIMKUHLER

The distribution of references in a collection of pertinent source documents can be described and predicted by the relation where the parameter ß is related to the subject…

COMPUTER MANIPULATION OF CLASSIFICATION NOTATIONS

THEODORE C. HINES

While there has been discussion of the computer manipulability of classification notations from a theoretical viewpoint, there has been little, if any on practical filing…

DOCUMENTATION SURVEY

The Standard Book Numbering Scheme will come into operation this summer (1967). The Agency is jointly supported by J. Whitaker & Sons Ltd, the Council of the British…

ISSN:

0022-0418

Online date, start – end:

1945

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Prof David Bawden