Journal of Documentation

Category:

Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 27 Issue 3

FREE TEXT WORD RETRIEVAL AND SCIENTIST INDEXING: PERFORMANCE PROFILES AND COSTS

D.F. HERSEY, W.R. FOSTER, E.W. STALDER, W.T. CARLSON

Comparative performance profiles were determined, by two independent scientific information centres, for on‐line retrieval by means of (a) tree text words and (b) subject…

THE USE OF OLDER LITERATURE AND ITS OBSOLESCENCE

A. SANDISON

Terminology and parameters for describing the relation between figures for the use of library literature and for its age are discussed. Unless a correction for growth is…

PERSONAL PATTERNS OF INFORMATION USE IN AN INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT LABORATORY

L.J.B. MOTE

In his thesis entitled ‘Managing the Flow of Scientific and Technological Information’ Professor T.J. Allen of MIT was able to show that patterns of information usage…

PROGRESS IN DOCUMENTATION

H.J. HEANEY

Fifty years ago the first official statistics for British university libraries were published by the then newly‐established University Grants Committee. Our present…

ISSN:

0022-0418

Online date, start – end:

1945

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Prof David Bawden