Journal of Documentation

Category:

Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 35 Issue 3

C. W. HANSON

G. WOLEDGE

C. W. HANSON, B.Sc., F.I.Inf.Sc., who was for eleven years a member of the Editorial Board of this Journal, died on 20 February 1979, aged 77.

INDEXERS’ REACTIONS TO PRECIS

K.G.B. BAKEWELL

The background to the Liverpool Polytechnic study of indexer reactions to the PRECIS indexing system and the methodology of the study are described. Some of the findings…

THE AGING OF SCIENTIFIC LITERATURE: A CITATION ANALYSIS

BELVER C. GRIFFITH, PATRICIA N. SERVI, ANITA L. ANKER, M. CARL DROTT

Scientific writings age; individual documents, issues or volumes of scientific journals are, eventually, less valued and less used with the passage of time. Long periods…

DOCUMENT RETRIEVAL EXPERIMENTS USING INDEXING VOCABULARIES OF VARYING SIZE. I. VARIETY GENERATION SYMBOLS ASSIGNED TO THE FRONTS OF INDEX TERMS

JOHN E. BURNETT, DAVID COOPER, MICHAEL F. LYNCH, PETER WILLETT, MAUREEN WYCHERLEY

A study has been made of the effect of controlled variations in indexing vocabulary size on retrieval performance using the Cranfield 200 and 1400 test collections. The…

PROGRESS IN DOCUMENTATION

HELEN P. HARRISON

In addition to providing a review of the literature recently published in the librarianship of non‐book materials this survey aims to draw attention to the…

ISSN:

0022-0418

Online date, start – end:

1945

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Prof David Bawden