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.
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