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ERIC Number: EJ471182
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0306-4573
Measures of Searcher Performance: A Psychometric Evaluation.
Wildemuth, Barbara M.; And Others
Information Processing and Management, v29 n5 p533-50 Sep-Oct 1993
Describes a study of medical students that was conducted to evaluate measures of performance on factual searches of INQUIRER, a full-text database in microbiology. Measures relating to recall, precision, search term overlap, and efficiency are discussed; reliability and construct validity are considered; and implications for future research are suggested. (Contains 28 references.) (LRW)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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