Journal of Documentation


Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 60 Issue 1

Speculating and evolving in documentation

David Bawden

Introduces the first in a new series of articles under the heading “Speculations in documentation”. The initial article, on “Evolution and information”, is set in the…

Evolution and information

A.D. Madden

The association between life and information is discussed. Information is considered to be “a stimulus which expands or amends the World View of the informed”. Using this…

Re‐appraising information seeking behaviour in a digital environment

David Nicholas, Paul Huntington, Peter Williams, Tom Dobrowolski

Collating data from a number of log and questionnaire studies conducted largely into the use of a range of consumer health digital information platforms, Centre for…

Predictive ranking of computer scientists using CiteSeer data

Dror G. Feitelson, Uri Yovel

The increasing availability of digital libraries with cross‐citation data on the Internet enables new studies in bibliometrics. The paper focuses on the list of 10,000…

Web pages of Slovenian public libraries: evaluation and guidelines

Silva Novljan, Maja Žumer

The content and quality of 28 Slovenian public library Web pages were studied in 2001 and 2002. The research was performed by students of Department of Library and…

Elicitation purposes and tasks during mediated information search

Amanda Spink, Michelle Sollenberger

This paper provides an empirical characterization of elicitation purposes related to search tasks during mediated information retrieval. During retrieval, a human search…



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