ERIC Number: EJ559745
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Using Transaction Log Analysis To Improve OPAC Retrieval Results.
Blecic, Deborah D.; Bangalore, Nirmala S.; Dorsch, Josephine L.; Henderson, Cynthia L.; Koenig, Melissa H.; Weller, Ann C.
College & Research Libraries, v59 n1 p39-50 Jan 1998
An OPAC transaction log analysis at the University of Illinois at Chicago revealed that users had trouble with basic search techniques. After the introductory screens were simplified, a second analysis showed improved search results, indicating that monitoring OPACs can lead to improved information retrieval when changes are made in response to user search patterns. (PEN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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