Journal of Documentation

Category:

Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 23 Issue 4

AUTOMATIC DOCUMENT SELECTION WITHOUT INDEXING

W.J. HUTCHINS

Given the demonstrable deficiencies of indexing and indexes as means of document analysis and selection, a system is proposed which matches uncondensed and unanalysed…

OPENING THE BLACK BOX OF ‘RELEVANCE’

CARLOS A. CUADRA, ROBERT V. KATTER

The purpose of this project was to identify variables thought to affect relevance judgments and conduct a series of laboratory studies to determine the effects of these…

THE MANAGEMENT OF A CLASSIFICATION: MODERN APPROACHES EXEMPLIFIED BY THE UDC PROJECT OF THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS

ROBERT R. FREEMAN

The author views the problem of managing a classification, such as the Universal Decimal Classification (UDC), as an example of the broader class of problems known in the…

RESEARCH NEWSLETTERS IN THE BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES—A NEGLECTED LITERATURE SERVICE

H.V. WYATT

A number of informal biological newsletters have a limited circulation. In addition to social news some of these contain information about research in progress, research…

DOCUMENTATION SURVEY

This survey is not comprehensive. It is highly selective and intended to keep the reader informed of significant new ideas and developments. All unsigned abstracts are…

ISSN:

0022-0418

Online date, start – end:

1945

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Prof David Bawden