Journal of Documentation

Category:

Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 65 Issue 2

Revisiting “what is a document?”

Bernd Frohmann

The purpose of this paper is to provide a reconsideration of Michael Buckland's important question, “What is a document?”, analysing the point and purpose of definitions…

“To treat of the world”

Steffen Ducheyne

The purpose of this paper is to document how Paul Otlet, founding‐father of what is termed at present as “information science”, attempted to provide a complete “image of…

Reductive and generative approaches to management of morphological variation of keywords in monolingual information retrieval

Kimmo Kettunen

The purpose of this article is to discuss advantages and disadvantages of various means to manage morphological variation of keywords in monolingual information retrieval.

Developing the library

Nanna Kann‐Christensen, Jack Andersen

The purpose of this article is to examine and critique the dominant new public management (NPM)‐mode of thinking in library development.

A study of the use of self‐organising maps in information retrieval

Jyri Saarikoski, Jorma Laurikkala, Kalervo Järvelin, Martti Juhola

The aim of this paper is to explore the possibility of retrieving information with Kohonen self‐organising maps, which are known to be effective to group objects according…

Information use and information processing

Reijo Savolainen

The purpose of this article is to elaborate the picture of the processes of information use by comparing conceptualizations provided by the constructivist approach and the…

Digital library research 1997‐2007

Chern Li Liew

This review aims to provide a snapshot of digital library research of the past 11 years (1997‐2007) that focuses on organisational and people issues, including those…

ISSN:

0022-0418

Online date, start – end:

1945

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Prof David Bawden