Journal of Documentation


Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 61 Issue 2

Empirical hyperbolic distributions (Bradford‐Zipf‐Mandelbrot) for bibliometric description and prediction

Robert A. Fairthorne

Aims to build on the work of Buckland and Hindle regarding statistical distribution as applied to the field of bibliometrics, particularly the use of empirical laws.

Robert Fairthorne and the empirical power laws

Ronald Rousseau

Aims to review Fairthorne's classic article “Empirical hyperbolic distributions (Bradford‐Zipf‐Mandelbrot) for bibliometric description and prediction” (Journal of

Comparison and evaluation of the user interfaces of e‐journals

Polona Vilar, Maja Žumer

Aims to present a comparison and evaluation of four user interfaces of web‐based e‐journals (Science Direct, ProQuest Direct, EBSCO Host and Emerald).

Fast surfing, broad scanning and deep diving

Jannica Heinström

To explore information behavior from a psychological perspective by relating information seeking to personality traits and study approaches.

Scholarly journal usage: the results of deep log analysis

David Nicholas, Paul Huntington, Anthony Watkinson

To present the latest results of research conducted at University College London as part of the Virtual Scholar Research Programme, investigating the impact of the digital…

Towards a procedure model in terminology management

Stefan Kremer, Lutz M. Kolbe, Walter Brenner

There is a lack of efficiency when dealing with information and searching for the right content. Aims to present a procedural model which in essence is a generalized…

Understanding cultures, and IFLA's Freedom of Access to Information and Freedom of Expression (FAIFE) core activity

Paul Sturges

Aims to explore an alternative approach to library and information service in multicultural communities, based on the principles of IFLA's Freedom of Access to Information…



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