Journal of Documentation

Category:

Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 33 Issue 1

INFORMATION RETRIEVAL THROUGH MAN‐MACHINE DIALOGUE

R.N. ODDY

The purpose of this paper is to introduce a new method of information retrieval by man‐machine interaction. The dialogue supported has more symmetry than most interactive…

ON THE GENERATION AND SEARCHING OF ENTRIES IN PRINTED SUBJECT INDEXES

E. MICHAEL KEEN

After considering the search process and functions of index entries, a classification of entry types is offered, based on index term context, predominant term order, and…

THE VARIATION IN THE INFORMATION CONTENT OF TITLES OF RESEARCH PAPERS WITH TIME AND DISCIPLINE

A.B. BUXTON, A.J. MEADOWS

The relative information content of titles of research papers in different subject areas has been examined by counting the number of their ‘substantive’ words in eleven…

EDUCATION OF USERS OF LIBRARIES AND INFORMATION SERVICES

MALCOLM STEVENSON

For a field approaching a critical period of reappraisal and rethinking of methods, user education is well served by secondary material. A definitive history of training…

THEODORE BESTERMAN: A PERSONAL MEMOIR

EDWARD J. CARTER

By Theodore Besterman's death on 10 November 1976 in his seventy‐first year, scholarship, bibliography and documentation and a wide range of esoteric subjects have lost a…

ISSN:

0022-0418

Online date, start – end:

1945

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Prof David Bawden