ERIC Number: ED061962
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
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Subject Retrieval in the Seventies; New Directions. Proceedings of an International Symposium Held at the Center of Adult Education, University of Maryland, College Park, May 14 to 15, 1971.
Wellisch, Hans, Ed.; Wilson, Thomas D., Ed.
The papers presented at a symposium on subject retrieval held at the University of Maryland in May 1971 are contained in this proceedings volume. The titles of the speeches are as follows: (1) Subject retrieval in the seventies -- methods, problems, prospects; (2) Recent research trends in the field of information retrieval languages; (3) A general model for indexing languages: the basis for compatibility and integration; (4) The work of the British classification research group; (5) Thesaurofacet -- a new concept in subject retrieval schemes; (6) The PRECIS system for computer-generated indexes and its use in the British National Bibliography; (7) The Universal Decimal Classification as an international switching language; (8) The UDC in mechanized subject information; and (9) Library of Congress subject headings -- review and forecast. An edited version of the panel discussion, the list of symposium participants and a listing of the retrieval systems used by the participants are included. (SJ)
Descriptors: Automatic Indexing, Classification, Conference Reports, Conferences, Information Retrieval, Programing Languages, Subject Index Terms, Thesauri, Universal Decimal Classification
Greenwood Press, 51 Riverside Avenue, Westport, Conn. 06880 ($13.00)
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Authoring Institution: Maryland Univ., College Park. School of Library and Information Services.
Note: (193 References); Contributions in Librarianship and Information Science 3