Online and CD-Rom Review: Volume 17 Issue 5

Category:

Library and Information Science

Table of contents

THE EFFECT OF USER CHARACTERISTICS ON SEARCH OUTCOME IN MEDIATED ONLINE SEARCHING

Amanda Spink

The relationship between user characteristics and the outcome of an online search is a growing area of investigation. This paper reports results of a study which examined…

QUALITY ASSURANCE IN DRUG INFORMATION CENTRES

L. Vercellesi, M. Colombi, M.T. Pesenti, N. Baroni, A. Cambini, P. Coccia, G. Miranda, M.T. Nava, M. Ponti, T. Zorzi

A study was set to define a suitable procedure of quality assurance, aiming to define quality measurements and develop assessment questionnaires. The exercise started with…

ANALYTICAL ABSTRACTS ON CD‐ROM

Jane Henley

Analytical Abstracts is a valuable literature tool for information scientists and chemists. It became available on CDROM two years ago. This article will show how to…

NEW DATABASE PRODUCTS: SOCIAL SCIENCE, HUMANITIES, NEWS AND GENERAL (ISSUE 2)

Martha E. Williams, Ellen Sutton, Brett Sutton

This is the second article on Social Science, Humanities, News and General Databases in a continuing series of articles summarizing and commenting on new database…

NEWSPAPERS OR NEWSPUTERS?

Justin Arundale

The most surprising thing about newspapers in the year 2000 may be that they will still exist, and will probably look very much the same as they do today. The computerised…

SUPER MARIO VS. THE BEATLES

Nora Paul

In these Search Strategies, searchers from different countries and professions are given a question to answer, a budget of £50 and a time in which to produce their report…

‘GET YER RED HOT BOMBER’: THE EFFECT OF POLITICAL CHANGE ON THE DEFENCE INDUSTRY IN EASTERN EUROPE

Karen Blakeman

The end of the Cold War and the fall of communist regimes in Eastern Europe has had a profound effect on the political and economic life in those countries. The changes…

CDROM DATABASE QUALITY

Michael Casale

Among the many interesting conferences and seminars at the September Libtech International '93 Exhibition was one on the subject of CDROM Database Quality, hosted by the…

INTERFACE DEVELOPMENTS: INTO THE HANDS OF THE END‐USER

Michael Casale

There has been a continuing movement in the information industry towards the provision of menu and icon driven search and retrieval systems for both public and private…

PROCEEDINGS OF THE SECOND SOUTHERN AFRICAN ONLINE INFORMATION MEETING

Online & CDROM Review here offers abstracts of the papers presented at the Second Southern African Online Information Meeting, held in Pretoria on 2–4 June 1993. The full…

NEWS ROUNDUP

Paul Blake

Hosts dive into PDAs, multimedia and the Internet. Major developments have been announced by several mass market hosts which could signal future trends for the information…

ISSN:

1353-2642

Renamed from:

Online Review

Online date, start – end:

1993 – 1999

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited