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ERIC Number: EJ376630
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Browse and Analytical Search Strategies in a Full-Text CD-ROM Encyclopedia.
Liebscher, Peter; Marchionini, Gary
School Library Media Quarterly, v16 n4 p223-33 Sum 1988
This study examined the effectiveness of a simple browse search strategy and a more complex analytical strategy with 25 high school students, using an electronic full-text encyclopedia. Captured keystrokes and student essays were analyzed for retrieval performance and information application. No significant differences between types of search strategies were detected. (18 references) (MES)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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