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ERIC Number: EJ669992
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0044-7870
Global vs. Localized Search: A Comparison of Database Selection Methods in a Hierarchical Environment.
Conrad, Jack G.; Claussen, Joanne Smestad; Yang, Changwen
Proceedings of the ASIST Annual Meeting, v39 p130-39 2002
Compares standard global information retrieval searching with more localized techniques to address the database selection problem that users often have when searching for the most relevant database, based on experiences with the Westlaw Directory. Findings indicate that a browse plus search approach in a hierarchical environment produces the most effective results. (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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