Journal of Documentation

Category:

Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 48 Issue 4

ARGUMENTATION‐BASED INDEXING FOR INFORMATION RETRIEVAL FROM LEARNED ARTICLES

J.A.A. SILLINCE

Current indexing methods used in automated bibliographic and full text information retrieval assume that knowledge can be adequately represented as a semantic network…

TOWARDS A NEW EMPHASIS ON ORAL TRADITION AS AN INFORMATION SOURCE IN AFRICAN LIBRARIES

A.A. ALEMNA

Large numbers of Africans still living in rural areas are considerably influenced by oral tradition. A lot of information can therefore be obtained through this form of…

THE POWER OF IMAGES: A DISCOURSE ANALYSIS OF THE COGNITIVE VIEWPOINT

BERND FROHMANN

A discourse analysis of the cognitive viewpoint in library and information science identifies seven discursive strategies which constitute information as a commodity, and…

AN EVALUATION OF AUTOMATIC QUERY EXPANSION IN AN ONLINE LIBRARY CATALOGUE

MICHELINE HANCOCK‐BEAULIEU, STEPHEN WALKER

An automatic query expansion (AQE) facility in an online catalogue was evaluated in an operational library setting. The Okapi experimental system had other features…

ISSN:

0022-0418

Online date, start – end:

1945

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Prof David Bawden