ERIC Number: EJ431569
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Online Searching in Philosophy: A Comparison of Philosopher's Index and FRANCIS.
Sievert, MaryEllen C.; Sievert, Donald E.
Online Review, v15 n2 p63-76 Apr 1991
Discussion of online searching in the humanities focuses on a comparison of the retrieval from two databases which cover philosophical materials, Philosopher's Index and FRANCIS. Retrieval performance measures are described, including precision and number of relevant records, and the results are discussed. The article concludes with a recommendation to search both databases. (nine references) (LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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