ERIC Number: EJ643499
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Known-Item Online Searches Employed by Scholars Using Surname Plus First, or Last, or First and Last Title Words.
Kilgour, Frederick G.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, v52 n14 p1203-9 Dec 2001
This experiment explores the effectiveness of retrieving the listing of a known-item book from the 3.6 million entry online catalog at the library of the University of Michigan using various combinations of author's name plus first and last title words. Discusses implications for the design of OPAC (online public access catalog) screens. (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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