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Knowledge Level of Users and Nonusers of Keyword/Boolean Searching on an Online Public Access Catalog.
Ensor, Pat – RQ, 1992
A study of users' keyword searching success and knowledge using the NOTIS online catalog at Indiana State University revealed a low rate of knowledge about keyword searching. Frequency of catalog use, previous online database searching or computer coursework, and library instruction were found to correlate well with search success and keyword…
Descriptors: College Libraries, Correlation, Higher Education, Library Instruction