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ERIC Number: EJ603765
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0165-5515
A Study of Mediated Successive Searching during Information Seeking.
Spink, Amanda; Greisdorf, Howard; Bateman, Judy
Journal of Information Science, v25 n6 p477-87 1999
Describes a study that explored aspects of successive Dialog searches conducted by intermediaries for information seekers. Results show most successive searches involve some change in search terms and databases, but precision did not necessarily increase and the percentage of relevant items decreased significantly after three searches. (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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