ERIC Number: ED027910
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Oct
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A Field Experimental Approach to the Study of Relevance Assessments in Relation to Document Searching. Final Report to the National Science Foundation. Volume II, Appendices.
Rees, Alan M.; Schultz, Douglas G.
This volume consists of appendices to the final report on a study of the nature and variability of relevance judgments connected with document searching. Included in these appendices are: (1) all test materials and forms used in the experiments with medical librarians, medical experts, medical scientists, and medical students who were asked to rate the relevance of journal articles to a described piece of diabetes research; (2) several methodological notes; and (3) a complete summary of all the data collected during the experimental sessions. (JB)
Descriptors: Analysis of Variance, Comparative Analysis, Content Analysis, Decision Making, Evaluation Methods, Individual Characteristics, Information Needs, Input Output Analysis, Medical Libraries, Medical Research, Medical Students, Operations Research, Performance Criteria, Physicians, Rating Scales, Relevance (Information Retrieval), Reliability, Scientists, Statistical Data
Clearinghouse for Federal Scientific and Technical Information, Springfield, Va. 22151 (PB-176-079), MF $0.65, HC $3.00).
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Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Case Western Reserve Univ., Cleveland, OH. Center for Documentation and Communication Research.; Case Western Reserve Univ., Cleveland, OH. Dept. of Psychology.
Note: LI 000 434 is a related document, a complete description of the project.