Source Publication (e.g., journal title)

Library Journal

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

6-1-1994

Abstract

Discusses the `black box' approach favored by developers to make online or CD-ROM search software friendlier. The view that good online searching requires an understanding of how the computer processes information; Questions the searcher should ask; Boolean or statistical searching; How does it treat a blank; What does it search by default; How much should end users know.

Comments

pp. 38, 40

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