Journal of Documentation

Category:

Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 47 Issue 2

SCIENTISTS AND INFORMATION: I. USING CLUSTER ANALYSIS TO IDENTIFY INFORMATION STYLE

JUDITH PALMER

Semi‐structured, in‐depth interviews were used to explore the influence of personality, discipline and organisational structure on the information behaviour of…

A COGNITIVE PROCESS MODEL OF DOCUMENT INDEXING

JOHN F. FARROW

Classification, indexing and abstracting can all be regarded as summarisations of the content of a document. A model of text comprehension by indexers (including…

CHANCE AND THE NLL

DONALD URQUHART

It is now three decades since the National Lending Library for Science and Technology (the NLL) began operations at Boston Spa. It was only after I had prepared my story…

THE PROFESSION'S MODELS OF INFORMATION: A COGNITIVE LINGUISTIC ANALYSIS

REBECCA GREEN

This study establishes three predominant cognitive models of information and the information transfer process manifest in the literature of library and information…

A NOTE ON THE LITERAL INTELLIGENCE OF COMPUTERS AND DOCUMENTS

JULIAN WARNER

Speculations on the possibility of computers displaying intelligence are usually traced to Turing's 1950 paper, ‘Computing machinery and intelligence’. Claims for the…

ISSN:

0022-0418

Online date, start – end:

1945

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Prof David Bawden