Journal of Documentation


Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 59 Issue 2

Philosophical and theoretical perspectives of organisational structures as information processing systems

M.E. Burke

This paper considers the issues surrounding the fit between information systems and organisation structures. The paper uses philosophical ideas concerning knowledge and…

Data collection using electronically assisted interviews in a roadshow

Rita Marcella, Graeme Baxter, Nick Moore

Discusses the second stage of a pilot study, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, which investigated the impact of technology on the communication of…

Requests for information from a film archive: a case study of multimedia retrieval

Morten Hertzum

Multimedia retrieval is a complex and to some extent still unexplored area. Based on a full year of e‐mail requests addressed to a large film archive this study analyses…

Information seeking and use by newspaper journalists

Simon Attfield, John Dowell

Reports an interview study into information seeking and use by journalists at a national British newspaper. Describes work activity in the context of a series of behaviour…

Can Google's PageRank be used to find the most important academic Web pages?

Mike Thelwall

Google's PageRank is an influential algorithm that uses a model of Web use that is dominated by its link structure in order to rank pages by their estimated value to the…



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