Journal of Documentation

Category:

Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 49 Issue 4

A PRINCIPLE OF UNCERTAINTY FOR INFORMATION SEEKING

CAROL C. KUHLTHAU

This paper proposes an uncertainty principle for information seeking. The principle is based on the results of a series of studies conducted by the author into the user's…

A COMPARISON OF THE INFORMATION SEEKING PATTERNS OF RESEARCHERS IN THE PHYSICAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

DAVID ELLIS, DEBORAH COX, KATHERINE HALL

The information seeking patterns of a group of research physicists and research chemists were analysed and the key features of those patterns identified. The aim was to…

PROGRESS IN DOCUMENTATION THE COMPLEXITIES OF CITATION PRACTICE: A REVIEW OF CITATION STUDIES

MENGXIONG LIU

The use of bibliographic citation is a crucial aspect in the creation and dissemination of information. Numerous studies have been done ranging from simple citation counts…

ISSN:

0022-0418

Online date, start – end:

1945

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Prof David Bawden