Journal of Documentation


Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 60 Issue 2

Documentation in an information society

David Bawden

The contributions of the theories and practices of “documentation”, located with the library/information disciplines, to the development of information society are real…

Query exhaustivity, relevance feedback and search success in automatic and interactive query expansion

Pertti Vakkari, Susan Jones, Andy MacFarlane, Eero Sormunen

This study explored how the expression of search facets and relevance feedback (RF) by users was related to search success in interactive and automatic query expansion in…

A metadata practice of the IFLA FRBR model

Ya‐ning Chen, Shu‐jiun Chen

In 1998, the Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR) model which is composed of four entities (work, expression, manifestation and item) and their…

Dancing with entropy: form attributes, children, and representation

Jodi Kearns, Brian O'Connor

This study explores the use of the information theory entropy equation in representations of videos for children. The calculated rates of information in the videos are…

A conceptual framework for the holistic measurement and cumulative evaluation of library services

Scott Nicholson

This conceptual piece presents a framework to aid libraries in gaining a more thorough and holistic understanding of their users and services. Through a presentation of…

Towards a model of learning for educational informatics

Nigel Ford

Based on a review of constructs that have been the subject of both educational and information science research, a model of learning‐related information behaviour is…



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