Journal of Documentation

Category:

Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 34 Issue 3

HISTORICAL STUDIES IN DOCUMENTATION

D.J. URQUHART

The NCL—the National Central Library—came into existence in 1930 and the main part was merged with the NLLST—The National Lending Library for Science and Technology—in…

AN EVALUATION OF FEEDBACK IN DOCUMENT RETRIEVAL USING CO‐OCCURRENCE DATA

D.J. HARPER, C.J. VAN RIJSBERGEN

This paper reports experiments with a term weighting model incorporating relevance information in which it is assumed that index terms are distributed dependently…

RECENT CHANGES IN PATENT LAW AND THEIR IMPLICATIONS FOR INFORMATION SERVICES AND INFORMATION SCIENTISTS

CHARLES OPPENHEIM

Four major changes in patent law—the British Patents Act, European Patent Convention, Community Patent Convention and the Patent Co‐operation Treaty are described…

INDICES OF LITERATURE DISPERSION BASED ON QUALITATIVE ATTRIBUTES

M.H. HEINE

The dispersion or ‘scatter’ of documents over some set of values of a document attribute is usually described by means of a frequency distribution. When the attribute is…

DOCUMENTATION NOTE

GLENN R. WITTIG

Nearly ten years ago Alan Pritchard, in a ‘Documentation Note’ in this journal, reviewed the use of the term statistical bibliography, and, being dissatisfied with it…

ISSN:

0022-0418

Online date, start – end:

1945

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Prof David Bawden