ERIC Number: EJ450382
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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User-Based Information Retrieval System Interface Evaluation: An Examination of an On-Line Public Access Catalog.
Hert, Carol A.; Nilan, Michael S.
Proceedings of the ASIS Annual Meeting, v28 p170-77 1991
Presents preliminary data that characterizes the relationship between what users say they are trying to accomplish when using an online public access catalog (OPAC) and their perceptions of what input to give the system. Human-machine interaction is discussed, and appropriate methods for evaluating information retrieval systems are considered. (18 references) (LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Note: 54th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, October 27-31, 1991.