ERIC Number: EJ351277
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1987
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The Contribution of Experimental Information Retrieval to Librarianship and Information Studies.
Enser, P. G. B.
Education for Information, v5 n1 p3-14 Mar 1987
This discussion of experimental information retrieval focuses on the mathematical and statistical skills needed by students in librarianship and information studies. Theoretical approaches to document representation, query representation, database searching, and evaluation are reviewed, and changes in library schools' curriculum are suggested. (Author/LRW)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Database Management Systems, Databases, Developed Nations, Documentation, Educational Needs, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries, Information Retrieval, Information Science, Library Education, Library Research, Library Science, Mathematics Skills, Search Strategies, Statistics
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom