Journal of Documentation

Category:

Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 39 Issue 2

APPLYING AUTOMATED TECHNIQUES TO ARCHIVES ADMINISTRATION: A COMMENTARY ON THE PRESENT SITUATION AND AREAS OF LIKELY PROGRESS

MICHAEL COOK

A broad discussion of progress in the automation of archive administration, in the light of links between archivists, museum staffs, librarians and information scientists…

AN EIGHTEENTH‐CENTURY FACETED CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM

MAGDA WHITROW

Condorcet's is not a name that figures prominently in histories of classification systems; even in Samurin's monumental and comprehensive work—apart from a reference to…

PROGRAMMES IN ADVANCED INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

KAREN SPARCK JONES

Major initiatives in advanced information technology are under way or have been proposed in the UK, Europe and Japan. ‘Information technology’ is an umbrella expression…

OUTLINE OF A GENERAL PROBABILISTIC RETRIEVAL MODEL

ABRAHAM BOOKSTEIN

For reasons of technical convenience, current retrieval algorithms based on probabilistic reasoning are derived from models that assume patrons evaluate documents using a…

EDUCATION FOR LIBRARIANSHIP AND INFORMATION SCIENCE: A RETROSPECT AND A REVALUATION

KEVIN MCGARRY

This progress report attempts to chart the main trends in professional education during the 1970s and to identify the major problems facing curriculum planners for the…

ISSN:

0022-0418

Online date, start – end:

1945

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Prof David Bawden