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ERIC Number: EJ582194
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0306-4573
Hypertext vs Boolean-Based Searching in a Bibliographic Database Environment: A Direct Comparison of Searcher Performance.
Wolfram, Dietmar; Dimitroff, Alexandra
Information Processing & Management, v34 n6 p669-79 Nov 1998
Describes a study that compared a hypertext-based bibliographic retrieval system with a traditional Boolean-based system. Results, conducted with novice and experienced searchers, revealed that the Boolean system performed better for tasks with a large number of relevant items, and that searcher experience level did not play a significant role. (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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