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ERIC Number: EJ465809
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0024-2519
The Nature of Relevance in Information Retrieval: An Empirical Study.
Park, Taemin Kim
Library Quarterly, v63 n3 p318-51 Jul 1993
Reports on a study of user-based relevance interpretations which considered the nature of users' thought processes in evaluating bibliographic citations produced by a document retrieval system. Factors found to be important include an individual's subject knowledge, professional training, educational background, anticipated usage of documents, research stage, and document style. (47 references) (EAM)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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