Journal of Documentation


Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 57 Issue 6

A framework for work task based thesaurus design

Marianne Lykke Nielsen

Design and construction of indexing languages require thorough knowledge and understanding of the information environment. This empirical study investigated a mixed set of…

Automatic vs manual categorisation of documents in Spanish

Carlos G. Figuerola, Angel Zazo Rodríguez, José Luis Alonso Berrocal

Automatic categorisation can be understood as a learning process during which a program recognises the characteristics that distinguish each category or class from others…

Mapping national research profiles in social science disciplines

P. Ingwersen, B. Larsen, E. Noyons

The paper investigates the advantages of graphical mapping of national research publication and citation profiles from scientific fields in order to provide additional…

Some critical remarks on the stop word lists of ISI publications

D.T. Tomov

A semantic analysis of the “Weekly Subject Index Stop Word List” of Current Contents of the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) as well as of the full‐stop word and…

An evaluation of the information needs and practices of part‐time and distance‐learning students in the context of educational and social change through lifelong learning

Fytton Rowland, Iris Rubbert

The information needs and practices of part‐time and distancelearning students in higher education (HE) in the UK outside the Open University (OU) have been evaluated. In…



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