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Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 56 Issue 3

A user‐oriented interface for generalised informetric analysis based on applying advanced data modelling techniques

Kalervo Järvelin, Peter Ingwersen, Timo Niemi

This article presents a novel user‐oriented interface for generalised informetric analysis and demonstrates how informetric calculations can easily and declaratively be…

Different contexts in electronic communication: some remarks on the communicability of scientific knowledge

Adriana Valente, Daniela Luzi

This paper explores how and to what extent the appearance and wide use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) may enhance scientific communication and…

Mass media sources for breast cancer information: their advantages and disadvantages for women with the disease

Charlotte E. Rees, Peter A. Bath

This study, conducted in 1997, aimed to explore in depth the views and experiences of women with breast cancer concerning diseaserelated mass media information. Three…

Does copyright have any future on the internet?

Charles Oppenheim

This paper considers whether copyright has a future in an electronic environment. A number of issues face copyright owners in the networked environment, most of them…

Threshold setting in adaptive filtering

Stephen Robertson, Stephen Walker

A major problem in using current best‐match methods in a filtering task is that of setting appropriate thresholds, which are required in order to force a binary decision…



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