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Page 57 of Library & Information Science Abstracts Vol. , Issue 8 [page]

1994 Library & Information Science Abstracts  
(SE) 9408358 A comparison of information retrieval from print and CD-ROM versions of an encyclopedia by elementary school students. A. Large, J. Beheshti and A. Breuleux.  ...  August 1994 13.27 CD-ROM DATABASES (cont'd) Describes an experiment using 48 sixth grade students to compare retrieval techniques using the print and CD-ROM versions of Compton's Encyclopedia.  ... 

Information-seeking strategies of novices using a full-text electronic encyclopedia

Gary Marchionini
1989 Journal of the American Society for Information Science  
An exploratory study was conducted of elementary school children searching a full-text electronic encyclopedia on CD-ROM.  ...  Keystrokes captured by the computer and observer notes were used to examine user information-seeking strategies from a mental model perspective.  ...  Acknowledgment This research was partially funded through a University of Maryland Division of Human and Community Resources Provost's Award. The author acknowledges the assistance of Dr.  ... 
doi:10.1002/(sici)1097-4571(198901)40:1<54::aid-asi6>;2-r fatcat:kiohaowpwnbd3moubd6op2vhhq

Hypertext versus Boolean access to biomedical information: a comparison of effectiveness, efficiency, and user preferences

Barbara M. Wildemuth, Charles P. Friedman, Stephen M. Downs
1998 ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction  
This study compared two modes of access to a biomedical database, in terms of their effectiveness and efficiency in supporting clinical problem solving and in terms of user preferences.  ...  Performance data were collected from two cohorts of first-year medical students, each student randomly assigned to either the Boolean or the hypertext system.  ...  Large et al. [1994] also compared search strategies by examining user behaviors, studying 48 sixth-graders' use of a CD-ROM version of an encyclopedia.  ... 
doi:10.1145/287675.287677 fatcat:7x3a7h64ivb5dnvc5rdigk6wky

From Perceptions to Connections: Informing Information Literacy Program Planning in Academic Libraries Through Examination of High School Library Media Center Curricula

Ramona L. Islam, Lisa Anne Murno
2006 College and Research Libraries  
Results reveal a common set of skills that respondents perceive they teach in depth and a common set of skills that are perceived as neglected.  ...  Avenues for collaboration between academic and school librarians are suggested as a means to closing the knowledge gap between high school and college.  ...  CD-ROM burners.  ... 
doi:10.5860/crl.67.6.491 fatcat:bioex3eexrd7jl2m7j74u4apqi

Children's searching behavior on browsing and keyword online catalogs: The Science Library Catalog project

Christine L. Borgman, Sandra G. Hirsh, Virginia A. Walter, Andrea L. Gallagher
1995 Journal of the American Society for Information Science  
Results have general implications for the design of information retrieval systems for children.  ...  As we seek both to improve public school education in high technology areas and to link libraries and classrooms on the "information superhighway," we need to understand more about children's information  ...  Seeds University Elementary School Library at UCLA, Roberta Blatt, Principal, Open School, and Janine Goodale and Betty Gay Teoman at the Los Angeles Public Library Children's Department.  ... 
doi:10.1002/(sici)1097-4571(199510)46:9<663::aid-asi4>;2-2 fatcat:fsn7tbljdfelrhbvvuhaxa3qge

A visit to the information mall: Web searching behavior of high school students

Raya Fidel, Rachel K. Davies, Mary H. Douglass, Jenny K. Holder, Carla J. Hopkins, Elisabeth J. Kushner, Bryan K. Miyagishima, Christina D. Toney
1999 Journal of the American Society for Information Science  
The students enjoyed searching the Web because it had a variety of formats, it showed pictures, it covered a multitude of subjects and it provided easy access to information.  ...  This article analyzes Web searching behavior for homework assignments of high school students through field observations in class and at the terminal with students thinking aloud, and through interviews  ...  Extensive comments from an anonymous JASIS reviewer contributed to the improvement of a previous version of the paper.  ... 
doi:10.1002/(sici)1097-4571(1999)50:1<24::aid-asi5>;2-w fatcat:zjkejrs6kjaqhczsz5qwpavymq

Electronic Stacks

Di Su
1999 The Reference librarian  
The use of Web sources is expanding the amount of available reference information, enhancing individual libraries' collection, and hence, providing better user service.  ...  The Web, when used properly, provides reference librarians with a valuable resource option to help improve their services in an effective manner.  ...  Conclusion "The traditional concept of a library is being redefined, from a place to access paper records or books, to one which also houses the most advanced mediums, including CD-ROM, the Internet, virtual  ... 
doi:10.1300/j120v31n65_14 fatcat:erc6vsrebnbhzdum5koowuy3se

Interface Design, Web Portals, and Children

J. A. Large, Jamshid Beheshti
2005 Library Trends  
Children seek information in order to complete school projects on a wide variety of topics, as well as to support their various leisure activities.  ...  In order to exploit this resource, however, children must be able to search or browse digital information through the intermediation of an interface.  ...  All the research undertaken was supported by grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (Canada).  ... 
doi:10.1353/lib.2006.0017 fatcat:kpbmx7ax2jer3j6owxuwkogbzu

Assessment of the Learning Resource Center of Saint Michael College of Caraga

2019 SMCC Higher Education Research Journal  
Based on the result of the study of assessment of the learning resource center of Saint Michael College of Caraga in term of services of the library staff offered and served to the student, teaching and  ...  On the area of Library Collection offered served to the library users: for the student is Strongly Agree means the level of the library services offered is very extensively and excellently provided to  ...  It has two colleges, eleven secondary schools and fifteen elementary schools. SMCC caters students from the different barangays in the municipality and also from the nearby towns.  ... 
doi:10.18868/sherj6j.06.010119.09 fatcat:slbnhen5dbd7pooe3rfdysrml4


Randall Boone, Kyle Higgins
1992 Reading & Writing Quarterly  
Imagine a book that contains related background information from the encyclopedia and dictionary.  ...  Elementary school students from a special education resource room indicated through protocol analysis their understanding of the three features listed above that were incorporated into hypermedia lessons  ...  --IBM; Igaggici (Appleton, 1989 )--Macintosh; and (f) Hyper Screen (Brackett, 1990)  ... 
doi:10.1080/0748763920080405 fatcat:ucnybqcgyjhi5jbyk4t4d7wsgq

Book Reviews

Warren Jacobs, Les Canterbury, Jennifer Lamkins, Sheila Kirven, Lesley Farmer, Julie Shen
2017 Education Libraries  
The encyclopedia consists of four large volumes with an alternate online version available to the purchaser.  ...  -While there is an index of subject matter, there is no reference to what articles contain which subject. This may be available in the online version but it is definitely needed in the print version.  ...  Its audience consists of education information professionals employed in a variety of venues, including special libraries and information centers, academic libraries, public libraries, and school libraries  ... 
doi:10.26443/el.v28i2.217 fatcat:5ys2oyelvvgtfjkwytlzbwne34

Book Reviews

Marlene Giguère, Debbie Bogenschutz, Scott Walter, Franki Elliott, Chris Desai, Mark T. Bay, Elizabeth Winiarz, Amelia J. Shelley, Sheila Kirven, Susan Ariew, Judy Druse, Carol L. Tilley
2017 Education Libraries  
A substantial chapter "Information Playgrounds: Children's Reference and Multimedia" discusses the advantages and disadvantages of CD-ROMs as educational programs, and reviews a number of titles.  ...  are drawn from elementary and middle school libraries.  ...  professionals employed in a variety of venues, including special libraries and information centers, academic libraries, public libraries, and school libraries.  ... 
doi:10.26443/el.v24i2-3.166 fatcat:lfnfdmde3rfnlghot44l44pcq4

Thesauri and ontologies in digital libraries

Dagobert Soergel
2005 Proceedings of the 5th ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries - JCDL '05  
It provides a bridge by presenting methods of subject access as treated in an information studies program for those coming to digital libraries from other fields.  ...  Participate should be able to identify and evaluate thesauri suitable for a specific situation defined by a user community an by the collection of a digital library.  ...  (from Dewey Decimal Classification) 372.19 Curriculums of elementary schools 372.35043 Science in the elementary school curriculum 372.414 Methods of instruction for reading in elementary schools  ... 
doi:10.1145/1065385.1065526 dblp:conf/jcdl/Soergel05 fatcat:zpmxl5d3qjaldawhnm7d57xrpa

Next-generation content representation, creation, and searching for new-media applications in education

Shih-Fu Chang, A. Eleftheriadis, R. McClintock
1998 Proceedings of the IEEE  
It thus brings the tasks of content creation and searching much closer to actual users and enables them to be active producers of audio-visual information rather than passive recipients.  ...  We discuss our experiences in developing a Web-based distributed compressed video editing and searching system (WebClip), a media-representation language (Flavor) and an object-based video-authoring system  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors wish to thank the many graduate students who have contributed a great deal to the multimedia searching and editing work described in this paper over a period of many years, including  ... 
doi:10.1109/5.664278 fatcat:wr3xssvpefhavap5uu2rpggabe

Page 101 of Ergonomics Abstracts Vol. 27, Issue 1 [page]

Ergonomics Abstracts  
DISPLAY AND CONTROL DESIGN 25.7 Paper versus screen 139413 A Comparison of Information Retrieval from Print and CD-ROM Versions of an Encyclopedia by Elementary School Students.  ...  The authors describe an experiment using 48 sixth-grade students to compare retrieval techniques using the print and CD-ROM versions of Compton’s Encyclopedia.  ... 
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