Journal of Documentation


Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 56 Issue 5

Clinical guidelines and the translation of texts into care: overcoming professional conflicts concerning evidence‐based practice

Elisabeth Davenport

The difficulties of basing healthcare on literary warrant have been explained in different ways: busy practitioners have no time to read extensively, physical access is…

Changes in relevance criteria and problem stages in task performance

Pertti Vakkari, Nanna Hakala

The objective of this study is to analyse how changes in relevance criteria are related to changes in problem stages during the task performance process. Relevance is…

Patterns of use of electronic journals

Ken Eason, Sue Richardson, Liangzhi Yu

On the basis of a twenty‐two month transaction log of SuperJournal and using K‐Means cluster analysis, this paper classifies a spectrum of user behaviour with electronic…

Use of a text grammar for generating highlight abstracts of magazine articles

Marie‐Francine Moens, Jos Dumortier

Browsing a database of article abstracts is one way to select and buy relevant magazine articles online. Our research contributes to the design and development of text…

Using local citation data to relate the use of journal articles by academic researchers to the coverage of full‐text document access systems

N. Jacobs, J. Woodfield, A. Morris

The methodology and findings are presented of an empirical study comparing local citation patterns with the holdings lists of a number of sources of journal articles…



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