Online Retrieval: A Dialogue of Theory and Practice

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Libraries Unlimited, 1993 - DIALOG (Information retrieval system) - 221 pages
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Written by two professionals with differing perspectives, this text covers both research and practice. It offers basic how-to information on the use of such systems, covers topics and issues for which there are no accepted paradigms, and discusses alternative points of view within a framework of previous research. Designed to assist beginning searchers, the text covers online systems that primarily provide information in the form of bibliographic citations.

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This was the textbook we used for my database online search class--my how things have changed--and believe it or not--we librarians still have many tools and techniques at our disposal that will prove ... Read full review


The Search for Information in the Online Age
Developments in Information Retrieval
Going Online

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The late GERALDENE WALKER was Assistant Professor, School of Information Science and Policy, University of New York at Albany.

JOSEPH JANES is Assistant Professor, School of Information and Library Science, University of Washington, Seattle.

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