Journal of Documentation


Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 55 Issue 4

Information management in business, libraries and British military intelligence: towards a history of information management

Alistair Black

This study explores, historically, that definition of information management (IM) which centres on the ordering and channelling of non‐publicly available information…

Can search engines be used as tools for web‐link analysis? A critical view

Herbert Snyder, Howard Rosenbaum

The paper investigates the problems of using commercial search engines for web‐link research and attempts to clarify the nature of the problems involved in the use of…

Information retrieval for evidence‐based decision making

Nigel Ford, Dave Miller, Alan O’rourke, Jane Ralph, Edward Turnock, Andrew Booth

The emergence of evidence‐based medicine has implications for the use and development of information retrieval systems which are not restricted to the area of medicine…

Citation, funding acknowledgement and author nationality relationships in four information science journals

Blaise Cronin, Debora Shaw

A bibliometric profile of four information science journals is developed. Data on acknowledgements to funding sources, authors‘ nationalities and the citedness of…

Digital library research: major issues and trends

G.G. Chowdhury, Sudatta Chowdhury

Digital library research has attracted much attention in the most developed, and in a number of developing, countries. While many digital library research projects are…



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