Journal of Documentation

Category:

Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 47 Issue 3

LET THE CREDITS ROLL: A PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION OF THE ROLE PLAYED BY MENTORS AND TRUSTED ASSESSORS IN DISCIPLINARY FORMATION

BLAISE CRONIN

Many scholarly articles acknowledge input from colleagues, mentors and trusted assessors. This study explores the social function and cognitive significance of…

DOCUMENT RANKING USING AN ENRICHED THESAURUS

ROY RADA, JUDITH BARLOW, JAN POTHARST, PIETER ZANSTRA, DJUJAN BIJSTRA

A thesaurus may be viewed as a graph, and document retrieval algorithms can exploit this graph when both the documents and the query are represented by thesaurus terms…

SCIENTISTS AND INFORMATION: II. PERSONAL FACTORS IN INFORMATION BEHAVIOUR

JUDITH PALMER

The Kirton Adaption‐Innovation Inventory and the Learning Styles Questionnaire were used as part of a wider investigation, reported in an earlier paper, to explore the…

THE RATES OF ASSIGNMENT OF THESAURUS TERMS IN THE ERIC INFORMATION RETRIEVAL SYSTEM: AN ANALYSIS OF HIERARCHIES AND LEVELS

GEORGIANNA HENRY, VIRGIL DIODATO

The study examined the rates of use of descriptors in the ERIC system during 1966–1986 to determine if certain levels of terms were used more than others and if patterns…

CONSUMER HEALTH INFORMATION: THE GROWTH OF AN INFORMATION SPECIALISM

ROBERT GANN

Increasing attention has been given over the last decade to the topic of health care information for patients and the public. This is called consumer health information…

ISSN:

0022-0418

Online date, start – end:

1945

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Prof David Bawden