ERIC Number: EJ557185
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Value of Search Results as a Whole as a Measure of Information Retrieval Performance.
Su, Louise T.
Proceedings of the ASIS Annual Meeting, v33 p226-37 1996
Forty end-users with individual information problems from an academic environment were observed, interacting with six professional intermediaries searching on their behalf in large operational systems. Conceptual categories of users' reasons for assigning particular value ratings on the value of search results and relationships between these categories and previous research results are examined. (Author/AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Note: Paper presented at the ASIS Annual Meeting (Baltimore, MD, October 21-24, 1996).