Journal of Documentation

Category:

Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 24 Issue 1

EVALUATING THE ECONOMIC EFFICIENCY OF A DOCUMENT RETRIEVAL SYSTEM

F.W. LANCASTER, W.D. CLIMENSON

A retrieval system may be evaluated strictly in terms of user satisfaction (operating efficiency), or it may be evaluated from the point of view of efficient means of…

DOCUMENTATION NOTES

To cataloguers in all kinds of libraries conditioned by impatient years of waiting for what has confidently been supposed to inaugurate a new era of cataloguing practice…

BIBLIOGRAPHIC DESCRIPTION, ARRANGEMENT, AND RETRIEVAL

B.C. VICKERY

The design of bibliographic records for computer input is explored. The elements of a record provide bibliographic description, serve as retrieval keys, facilitate ordered…

THE MEASURES OF INFORMATION RETRIEVAL EFFECTIVENESS PROPOSED BY SWETS

B.C. BROOKES

Objective comparisons of the effectiveness of IR techniques are needed for development of IR systems. The measures proposed by Swets, which offer important advantages, are…

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