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Databases and Natural Language Processing

Zenon W. Pylyshyn, Richard I. Kittredge
1985 IEEE Data Engineering Bulletin  
This paper is a brief description of TEAM, a project whose goal was to design an experimental natural-language interface that could be transported to existing database systems by people who already possessed  ...  In presenting this overview, we have concentrated on those design aspects that were most constrained by the requirements of transportability. 1  ...  Warren also contributed to the project.9 Acknowledgments This work is based on several studies in cooperation with the IBM  ... 
dblp:journals/debu/PylyshynK85 fatcat:szpcsvhph5cwhf65f5c3a4gf4e

Negotiations on information‐seeking expertise

Olof Sundin
2008 Journal of Documentation  
The approaches are seen as constructions based on a dialogue between the empirical data and the theoretical departure points.  ...  Negotiations on information-seeking expertise: A study of web-based tutorials for information literacy. Journal of Documentation, 64(1), 24-44. https://doi.  ...  , namely a reference-tool, a conceptual framework, and a theory-based approach.  ... 
doi:10.1108/00220410810844141 fatcat:gqif5u4eazc4jluo3r2yrrulle

Which resources should be used to identify RCT/CCTs for systematic reviews: a systematic review

Ellen T Crumley, Natasha Wiebe, Kristie Cramer, Terry P Klassen, Lisa Hartling
2005 BMC Medical Research Methodology  
The trial registries performed the best with median recall of 89% (range 84, 95) and median precision of 96.5% (96, 97), although these results are based on a small number of studies.  ...  A checklist was developed and applied to assess quality of reporting. Data were extracted by one reviewer and checked by a second.  ...  Thank you to Research Assistants Michelle Tubman and Philip Berry for assisting with data collection and study retrieval.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1471-2288-5-24 pmid:16092960 pmcid:PMC1232852 fatcat:xxatbvkaffb6le5545p4fvdlya

The Language of Information Literacy: Do Students Understand?

Gayle Schaub, Cara Cadeno, Patricia Bravender, Christopher Kierkus
2017 College and Research Libraries  
and in one-on-one consultations.  ...  To effectively access and use the resources of the academic library and to become information-literate, students must understand the language of information literacy.  ...  empirical investigations on this topic have been conducted.  ... 
doi:10.5860/crl.v78i3.16588 fatcat:63xthkjhebdbtfrc44gs3xzfru

3rd International EBL Conference - Abstracts of Papers and Poster Sessions

2006 Evidence Based Library and Information Practice  
3rd International EBL Conference - Abstracts of Papers and Poster Sessions  ...  Methods A team of three librarians and one clinical expert worked together to update a large project of related systematic reviews. 100 different Medline search strategies were developed.  ...  evidence-based practice, using data from a variety of Council systems and sources, was used in the planning and evaluation of library services at Gold Coast City Council's 18 service points.  ... 
doi:10.18438/b8tg69 fatcat:n5uwutorlvf2jmifhsw4j52ybm

The Language of Information Literacy: Do Students Understand?

Gayle Schaub, Cara Cadena, Patricia Bravender, Christopher Kierkus
2017 College and Research Libraries  
and in one-on-one consultations.  ...  There is a language of information literacy that explains how information is organized, stored, retrieved, evaluated, and ethically used.  ...  empirical investigations on this topic have been conducted.  ... 
doi:10.5860/crl.78.3.283 fatcat:6bryhfjkmrhpfbyhjlwfyq5mp4

Testing the Competition: Usability of Commercial Information Sites Compared with Academic Library Web Sites

Tiffini Anne Travis, Elaina Norlin
2002 College and Research Libraries  
This usability study examines how students use electronic research libraries such as Questia, which has been designed to replace traditional libraries and compare it with large university library Web sites  ...  Students were asked to perform tasks at two electronic research library sites and then at two large university library Web sites.  ...  A key component to evaluating the usability of a system is to determine how library patrons will approach a library Web site.  ... 
doi:10.5860/crl.63.5.433 fatcat:jeni2wbthbh77chhutzazlwqm4

A multi-level model of information seeking in the clinical domain

Peter W. Hung, Stephen B. Johnson, David R. Kaufman, Eneida A. Mendonça
2008 Journal of Biomedical Informatics  
Information retrieval systems employing an intelligent search agent that generates adaptive search strategies based on human search expertise could be helpful in meeting clinician information needs.  ...  The purpose of developing such a model is to provide guidance to information seeking system development and to shape an empirical research program.  ...  Through repeated observation, one can imagine developing a knowledge base consisting of usable grand strategies, strategies, tactics, operations, and assessments.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jbi.2007.09.005 pmid:18006383 pmcid:PMC2384229 fatcat:qwargmbu7fdpjjtmjmgjskqane

Digital pedagogies for librarians in higher education: a systematic review of the literature

Mousin Omar Saib, Mogiveny Rajkoomar, Nalindren Naicker, Cecilia Temilola Olugbara
2022 Information Discovery and Delivery  
Findings Based on the data, academic librarians must develop a foundational understanding of 21st century pedagogies and digital skills to teach in an online environment.  ...  Purpose The purpose of this paper is to identify and present a global perspective of digital pedagogies in relation to technology and academic librarians.  ...  Selected databases An iterative process combining a systematic search strategy for relevant publications on digital pedagogies and academic librarians charted a clear path in identifying the eligibility  ... 
doi:10.1108/idd-06-2021-0066 fatcat:zfrgutg6wrfxljjzjhkbvf24qm

Bibliography and Glossary [chapter]

2013 End User Searching in the Health Sciences  
"Monographie supplement to the journal Medical reference services quanerly, volume 5, 1986"-Verso t.p.  ...  Also mentioned are other BRS menu-driven systems: Medical Colleague, Educator Colleague, and EXEC INFO. At this point in time, much of the information is a bit dated.  ...  In this user-friendly system, DIALOG has retained all of the power and flexibility of its fuH search service, but has simplified commands for the inexperienced end user.  ... 
doi:10.4324/9781315863283-9 fatcat:335p6i7hnjf4vnk6rmetaebct4

Organising e‐journals from the point of view of humanities: a case study at the University of Parma

Fabrizia Bevilacqua
2005 New Library World  
the expectations on a service which meet their information needs and research behaviours.  ...  you to a focus group meeting centred on the use and interest of faculty and students in Classics and Medieval studies in e-journals.  ...  The selection of the techniques was based on the research questions and objectives.  ... 
doi:10.1108/03074800510623092 fatcat:mk5dzkcgzzbp5llxwp2babw4tu

A framework for evaluating automatic indexing or classification in the context of retrieval

Koraljka Golub, Dagobert Soergel, George Buchanan, Douglas Tudhope, Marianne Lykke, Debra Hiom
2015 Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology  
Acknowledgments This work was in part funded by the JISC Information Environment Programme 2009-11 as the EASTER (Evaluating Automated Subject Tools for Enhancing Retrieval) project.  ...  Determine the indexers' assessments of the quality of the automatically generated subject term suggestions, identify usability issues, and evaluate the impact of term suggestions on terms selected. 4  ...  We base the framework on a comprehensive overview of methods for evaluating subject indexing quality with emphasis on evaluation of automatic indexing tools.  ... 
doi:10.1002/asi.23600 fatcat:kne2prvks5c3jdra4em3qmeiwa

Last House on the Hill: Digitally Remediating Data and Media for Preservation and Access [article]

Michael Ashley, Ruth Tringham, Cinzia Perlingieri
2009 VAST: International Symposium on Virtual Reality  
This paper describes the strategy, goals, architecture and im [...]  ...  The Last House on the Hill brings together the published text, complete project database (including all media formats such as photographs, videos, maps, line drawings), related websites, data and media  ...  and usability of this rich and multiform content.  ... 
doi:10.2312/vast/vast09/109-116 fatcat:i2kvn5c2q5cqlfzgvcvqt3gisu

Racing Toward Tomorrow: ACRL's 9th National Conference

American Library Association
2020 College & research libraries news  
core journals in specific databases to better select full-text databases for the needs o f your users.  ...  Participate in a dis cussion on the im pact o f full-text resources on journal selection and interlibrary loan.  ... 
doi:10.5860/crln.60.1.c-2 fatcat:7xmv74zw25fkpciunttl6zl2sa

Toward a New Enterprise: Capitalizing on the Faculty–Librarian Partnership

Ada M. Ducas, Nicole Michaud-Oystryk
2003 College and Research Libraries  
The results clearly show that when faculty interact with librarians, librarians have a very positive and considerable impact on both faculty and students.  ...  In spring 2000, the authors undertook a study to explore the interaction between academic librarians and faculty at the University of Manitoba, the impact of librarians' contributions, and the future roles  ...  use the Internet effectively, help students evaluate Internet resources, and assist in developing a reference database.  ... 
doi:10.5860/crl.64.1.55 fatcat:nwkcnhyiufa5zkejxps73uag2q
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