Journal of Documentation

Category:

Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 25 Issue 1

THE PARAMETRIC DESCRIPTION OF RETRIEVAL TESTS

S.E. ROBERTSON

Some parameters and techniques in use for describing the results of tests on IR systems are analysed. Several considerations outside the scope of the usual 2 x 2 table are…

ON THE GEOMETRY OF LIBRARIES

A.D. BOOTH

It is shown that to minimize access time to a library collection the items should be arranged so that the access point is distant from individual books in inverse order of…

CATALOGUING AND CLASSIFICATION IN BRITISH UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES

JOAN FRIEDMAN, ALAN JEFFREYS

As we indicated in the first part of this study, the second part was to be a cost analysis of cataloguing and classification, comprising a picture of the activities in the…

DOCUMENTATION NOTES

LIBRARY ZIPF

A recent article by Kozachkov and Khursin, entitled ‘The basic probability distribution in information flow systems,’ describes the fundamental similarity of a number of…

ISSN:

0022-0418

Online date, start – end:

1945

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Prof David Bawden