Journal of Documentation

Category:

Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 33 Issue 4

SELF‐CITATIONS IN SCIENTIFIC LITERATURE

RENATA TAGLIACOZZO

The purpose of the present investigation was to determine to what extent authors of scientific articles cite their previous publications and what are the principal…

ON THE PROCESSING OF PRINTED SUBJECT INDEX ENTRIES DURING SEARCHING

E. MICHAEL KEEN

Reports a laboratory experiment in which verbalized tape‐recorded searches on five printed subject indexes reveal something of the linguistic processing that took place…

INFORMATION NEEDS IN LOCAL AUTHORITY SOCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENTS: AN INTERIM REPORT ON PROJECT INISS

T.D. WILSON, D.R. STREATFIELD

Project INISS is the first major investigation of the information needs of social services staff in this country. This paper describes the origins of the project, the…

THE PROBABILITY RANKING PRINCIPLE IN IR

S.E. ROBERTSON

The principle that, for optimal retrieval, documents should be ranked in order of the probability of relevance or usefulness has been brought into question by Cooper. It…

A THEORETICAL NOTE CONCERNING THE ADAPTIVITY OF DEMAND FOR LIBRARY DOCUMENTS

ANTHONY HINDLE

A number of Management Science applications in libraries have been concerned with increasing the ‘immediate availability’ of documents held by the library. It has been…

ISSN:

0022-0418

Online date, start – end:

1945

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Prof David Bawden