Journal of Documentation

Category:

Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 51 Issue 4

THE EXPRESSION OF CONCEPTUAL SYNTAGMATIC RELATIONSHIPS: A COMPARATIVE SURVEY

REBECCA GREEN

The expression of conceptual syntagmatic relationships in document retrieval systems holds out hope for both increased discrimination (generally) and increased recall (in…

A PROVISIONAL NOTATION FOR DESCRIBING THE INFORMATION STRUCTURE OF DOCUMENTS

M.H. HEINE

A simple notation for describing the internal structure of a document is presented, and contrasted with other, more conventional notations for describing documents, in…

CONSISTENCY IN REFERENCING

THOMAS LANGHAM

This paper argues for precision in citing. It proposes an approach to citation analysis that would encourage that precision, and contrasts this approach with one based on…

TOPICAL SUBJECT EXPERTISE AND THE SEMANTIC DISTANCE MODEL OF RELEVANCE ASSESSMENT

TERRENCE A. BROOKS

This paper reports two experiments that investigated the semantic distance model (SDM) of relevance assessment. In the first experiment graduate students of mathematics…

SCHOLARLY FORAGING AND NETWORK DISCOVERY TOOLS

BLAISE CRONIN, CAROL A. HERT

Parallels between subsistence foraging and scholarly information seeking are described in the context of the World‐Wide Web. It is suggested that the prevailing…

WHO CITES WOMEN? WHOM DO WOMEN CITE?: AN EXPLORATION OF GENDER AND SCHOLARLY CITATION IN SOCIOLOGY

ELISABETH DAVENPORT, HERBERT SNYDER

The authors offer a brief analysis of citation practice in twenty‐five American sociological journals, in an attempt to explore claims that citation may show gender bias…

ISSN:

0022-0418

Online date, start – end:

1945

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Prof David Bawden