Journal of Documentation

Category:

Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 50 Issue 4

USING GREY LITERATURE IN INFORMAL INFORMATION SERVICES IN AFRICA

PAUL STURGES

There are increasing numbers of experiments (in countries as diverse as Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Benin, Senegal, Botswana and Zimbabwe) with informal community information…

HYPER‐BOOK: A FORMAL MODEL FOR ELECTRONIC BOOKS

NADIA CATENAZZI, LORENZO SOMMARUGA

This paper presents a model for an electronic book (hyper‐book). Hyper‐books are electronic books defined on the basis of the paper book metaphor. This metaphor guarantees…

EDITORIAL

RICHARD KIMBER

The first quarterly issue of The Journal of Documentation was published in June 1945. In an introductory note the first editor, Theodore Besterman, defined a document as…

INFORMATION SCIENCE OBSERVED: NEW MEDIA AND PRODUCTIVITY IN A GROUP OF UK PRACTITIONERS

ELISABETH DAVENPORT

The paper presents the results of the author's recent study of new media and productivity in a group of UK information scientists. The journal article was the primary…

DOCUMENTATION NOTE DRUG INFORMATION FOR PATIENTS: DO WE KNOW THE ANSWER?

JANE FARMER, JENNIFER VAN HENGEL

Under the Patient's Charter, The National Health Service has an obligation to become more responsive to the needs of patients. These needs have been shown by research to…

ISSN:

0022-0418

Online date, start – end:

1945

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Prof David Bawden