Journal of Documentation

Category:

Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 38 Issue 3

ASK FOR INFORMATION RETRIEVAL: PART II. RESULTS OF A DESIGN STUDY

N.J. BELKIN, R.N. ODDY, H.M. BROOKS

In ‘ASK for Information Retrieval: Part I’, we discussed the theory and background to a design study for an information retrieval (IR) system based on the attempt to…

INVISIBLE COLLEGES AND INFORMATION TRANSFER A REVIEW AND COMMENTARY WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES

BLAISE CRONIN

This article reviews existing studies of the invisible college phenomenon and considers the implications for information transfer among researchers, particularly within…

THE OCCURRENCE OF TITLE WORDS IN PARTS OF RESEARCH PAPERS: VARIATIONS AMONG DISCIPLINES

VIRGIL DIODATO

In response to questions by Buxton and Meadows, there was an examination of the occurrence of title words in the abstracts, first paragraphs, last paragraphs and cited…

SEARCH PROCEDURES IN THE LIBRARY—ANALYSED FROM THE COGNITIVE POINT OF VIEW

PETER INGWERSEN

The paper reports experimental results concerning user interaction with document organization, user‐librarian negotiation and the librarian's search processes in public…

REDUCING THE PERILS OF MERGING BOOLEAN AND WEIGHTED RETRIEVAL SYSTEMS

TADEUSZ RADECKI

A need for developing an information retrieval technique maintaining the appeal of Boolean retrieval schemes and in addition providing the advantages of a ranked search…

ISSN:

0022-0418

Online date, start – end:

1945

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Prof David Bawden