ERIC Number: EJ598403
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Quality of Researchers' Searches of the ERIC Database.
Hertzberg, Scott; Rudner, Lawrence
Education Policy Analysis Archives, v7 n25 1999
Examined the search strategies used by researchers and others to search the Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) database through questionnaires completed by 3,420 users. Results indicate that college professors and educational researchers do a better job searching ERIC, but most end-users should be using better search strategies. (SLD)
Descriptors: Databases, Educational Research, Information Retrieval, Online Searching, Questionnaires, Researchers, Search Strategies, User Needs (Information)
Electronic journal available at http://epaa.asu.epaa; 14 pages. This journal is archived in "Resources in Education" (RIE).
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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