Journal of Documentation

Category:

Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 24 Issue 3

THE TACTICS OF CONVERTING A CATALOGUE TO MACHINE‐READABLE FORM

JOHN JOLLIFFE

The conversion of large files of catalogue information requires, in addition to the manpower for keypunching, a considerable amount of preediting by professional staff. An…

AN EXPERIMENT IN INDEXING BY WORD‐CHOOSING

T.N. SHAW, H. ROTHMAN

The time and effort involved in indexing documents can be reduced by requiring the indexer only to underline the words he regards as significant, instead of allocating…

A STUDY OF CROSS‐REFERENCING

MANFRED KOCHEN, RENATA TAGLIACOZZO

The problem of determining the optimal cross‐reference structure for a given index and for a given community of users is discussed. A cross‐reference structure is…

STATISTICS OF SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL ARTICLES

B.C. VICKERY

A new estimate of the number of currently published scientific and technical periodicals has been put forward by K. P. Barr of the National Lending Library. It may be of…

THE DESIGN OF AN INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR THE LITERATURE OF ROCK MECHANICS

A. GRALEWSKA

This case history describes an information system, using data‐processing techniques, with the following characteristic features: it is designed to serve an…

DOCUMENTATION SURVEY

This issue attempts to provide a general background for exploring the increasingly complex world of abstracting and indexing services. It is also an indication of the…

ISSN:

0022-0418

Online date, start – end:

1945

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Prof David Bawden