ERIC Number: EJ603651
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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A Longitudinal Study of the Effects of OPAC Screen Changes on Searching Behavior and Searcher Success.
Blecic, Deborah D.; Dorsch, Josephine L.; Koenig, Melissa H.; Bangalore, Nimala S.
College & Research Libraries, v60 n6 p515-30 Nov 1999
Describes a longitudinal study of four sets of OPAC (online public access catalog) transaction logs that examined the effects of screen changes in helping searchers improve their search behavior. Results show that while screen changes initially had a positive impact on search behavior, they were not always sustained over time. (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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