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ERIC Number: EJ420351
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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ISSN: ISSN-0002-8231
End-Users, Mediated Searches, and Front-End Assistance Programs on Dialog: A Comparison of Learning, Performance, and Satisfaction.
Sullivan, Michael V.; And Others
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, v41 n1 p27-42 Jan 1990
This study made three comparisons: (1) online searching on a native command language vs. searching with a commercial front end system; (2) end user searching vs. mediated searching; and (3) searching an education database vs. an engineering database. The results show end user searching to be as satisfactory as mediated searching. (93 references) (EAM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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