Journal of Documentation

Category:

Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 26 Issue 3

THE THESAUROFACET: A MULTIPURPOSE RETRIEVAL LANGUAGE TOOL

JEAN AITCHISON

A description is given of the English Electric ‘Thesaurofacet’, a faceted classification and thesaurus covering engineering and related scientific, technical, and…

THE COMPLEXITY OF THE MODELLING OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS

J. MARTYN, B.C. VICKERY

An information system is the result of a hierarchy of decisions—Who are the system users? What are their information needs? What formal services will be offered to them…

HUMAN v. MACHINE SELECTION FOR CURRENT AWARENESS IN MASS SPECTROMETRY

R.H. SEARLE

Human selection of periodical references from the full text, for inclusion in the Mass Spectrometry Bulletin, is compared with the retrieval from the same source material…

ACCESS AND RECOGNITION: FROM USERS' DATA TO CATALOGUE ENTRIES

RENATA TAGLIACOZZO, LAWRENCE ROSENBERG, MANFRED KOCHEN

Patterns of searching in library catalogues were analysed, using the data from a large survey of the use of three university library and one public library catalogues…

THE DAINTON EVIDENCE

G. WOLEDGE

Some of the documentary evidence before the Dainton Committee was published as appendixes to their report. Some of it has been published elsewhere, and is no doubt omitted…

A SIMPLE METHOD FOR CODING GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATIONS IN A POST‐COORDINATE INDEX

KEVIN P. JONES

Place names are a problem in co‐ordinate indexing, in that they exist in very large numbers, whilst individual names may be used only infrequently. To counteract this…

Training for Information Science

J. FARRADANE

Education in information Science is now well established a a postgraduate level in Great Britain, and has recently also been started to a graduate level. The scope of the…

ISSN:

0022-0418

Online date, start – end:

1945

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Prof David Bawden