Effective Online Searching : A Basic Text book cover
1st Edition

Effective Online Searching
A Basic Text

ISBN 9780367451813
Published December 18, 2020 by CRC Press
224 Pages

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Book Description

This book focuses on searching and hands-on experience, which makes the text suitable for those who wish to learn searching for their own use as well. It is intended for those who will act as search intermediaries, accepting questions from clients and performing the searches.

Table of Contents

1. An Overview of Online Information Retrieval Systems 2. Characteristics of a Good Searcher 3. Preparing to Search 4. Search Strategy Construction 5. Conducting the Online Search 6. Databases 7. Vocabulary Control 8. Advanced Searching Techniques 9. Performance Measurement and Evaluation 10. Equipment Considerations 11. Sources of Training

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Christine L. Borgman - Graduate School of Library and Information Science University of California, Los Angeles California. Dineh Moghdam -Computer Information Systems, Bentley College Waltham, Massachusetts. Patti K. Corbett - Graduate School of Public Health Library, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania