Journal of Documentation


Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 63 Issue 4

Information systems and creativity: an empirical study

Barry Eaglestone, Nigel Ford, Guy J. Brown, Adrian Moore

The purpose of this paper is to report research that sought to understand the requirements of information systems designed to support people engaged in creative…

Facing the reality of semantic image retrieval

Peter G.B. Enser, Christine J. Sandom, Jonathon S. Hare, Paul H. Lewis

To provide a better‐informed view of the extent of the semantic gap in image retrieval, and the limited potential for bridging it offered by current semantic image…

The relative effects of knowledge, interest and confidence in assessing relevance

Ian Ruthven, Mark Baillie, David Elsweiler

The purpose of this paper is to examine how different aspects of an assessor's context, in particular their knowledge of a search topic, their interest in the search topic…

The digital library as place

Jeffrey Pomerantz, Gary Marchionini

The purpose of this paper is to present a high‐level investigation of the physical‐conceptual continuum occupied by both digital and physical libraries.

Conceptions of “information poverty” in LIS: a discourse analysis

Jutta Haider, David Bawden

To provide an analysis of the notion of “information poverty” in library and information science (LIS) by investigating concepts, interests and strategies leading to its…

Web intelligence analyses of digital libraries

Alesia Zuccala, Mike Thelwall, Charles Oppenheim, Rajveen Dhiensa

The purpose of this paper is to explore the use of LexiURL as a Web intelligence tool for collecting and analysing links to digital libraries, focusing specifically on the…



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