Information Retrieval: On-line

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Melville Publishing Company, Jan 1, 1973 - Data base searching - 597 pages
Some characteristics of on-line retrieval systems; Equipment for on-line retrieval; Searching the on-line data base; File design for on-line systems; Some notes on existing on-line systems; Performance criteria; Factors affecting the performance of on-line searching systems; Evaluating effectiviness of the systems; Operating experience and evaluation results; System selection; Vocabulary in the on-line system; Indexing and cataloging on-line; On-line support for personal files; The on-line system for current awareness purposes; Instruction and training of users; Interfaces with document delivery systems; Some human factors considerations; Cost-performance-benefits factors; Requirements for future systems.

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