ERIC Number: EJ264745
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Apr
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Study of Strategies Used in Online Searching: 2. Positional Logic--an Example of the Importance of Selecting the Right Boolean Operator.
Oldroyd, Betty K.; Schroder, J. J.
Online Review, v6 n2 p127-33 Apr 1982
Reviews the advantages and disadvantages of different types of term combination using the positional logic capability of online information retrieval systems and describes a study in which searches for material on "microwave integrated circuits" were conducted in order to find the most economical way of generating the most relevant items. (JL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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