ERIC Number: ED071674
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
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INSPEC SDI Investigation, 1967-1969. Volume III.
The third volume of this five volume study of the INSPEC SDI system contains: Recall performance of SDI profiles; Assessment of the Recall performance of the SDI system in relation to particularly valuable articles; Subjective assessment of the SDI system Recall performance; Relation between Precision performance of the system and document indexing; User assessment of the SDI service; Relationship between quality of user's initial statement of information requirements and the subsequent assessment of his profile; Effect of profile analysis and modifications on user's satisfaction with service; Effect of number of document notifications received by user on his relevance assessment; Comparison of relevance assessments based on the full document with those based on card notifications giving varying amounts of document information; Effect of including author names as search terms in SDI profiles; Variation of user satisfaction with compiler of profile; Methods of user interaction in profile compilation; Use made of SDI notifications; Desirability of including material other than English-language periodical articles in the coverage of the SDI service; and Novelty of information provided by the SDI service. (Volumes I and II are: LI004067 and 004068, Volume IV and V are: LI004070 and 004071.) (Author/NH)
Descriptors: Economics, Electronics, Foreign Countries, Information Dissemination, Information Services, International Programs, Physics, Relevance (Information Retrieval), Selective Dissemination of Information, Use Studies
INSPEC, The Institution of Electrical Engineers, Savoy Place, London, WC2R OBL, England (5 volumes, HC $30.86)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office for Scientific and Technical Information, London (England).
Authoring Institution: Institution of Electrical Engineers, London (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)