ERIC Number: EJ293560
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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Study of Strategies Used in Online Searching: 4. Acronyms--the Missing Element in Your Search?
Schroder, J. J.
Online Review, v7 n6 p475-84 Dec 1983
A standard online search strategy involving use of acronyms is evolved and searches are performed over wide range of databases. Advantage gained by use of acronyms is measured with respect to free and controlled terms, and percentages of extra documents retrieved are given. Four references and sample searches are included. (EJS)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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