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Evidence finding using a collection of books

Marc-Allen Cartright, Henry A. Feild, James Allan
2011 Proceedings of the 4th ACM workshop on Online books, complementary social media and crowdsourcing - BooksOnline '11  
This paper introduces the task of Evidence Finding, a novel information retrieval task that uses books-a traditionally more trust-worthy source of information-to help provide evidence to support a statement  ...  A practical application of this system is to provide supporting or refuting evidence from books for a statement made within a Wikipedia article, using the entire article as contextual support for query  ...  Returned evidence is sought only from a fixed collection -here, a set of published books. 2. The factual assertion is accompanied by the surrounding context.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2064058.2064063 dblp:conf/cikm/CartrightFA11 fatcat:ewa3sqkat5cehi47ozcgdb5uyq

Evidence-Based Physical Diagnosis

D. L Simel
2001 Evidence-Based Medicine  
As a resource that could be used in real time on a medical ward or in a clinic to rapidly find specific answers, the book is difficult to use because, after all, it is only a book.  ...  For those of us who bemoan the difficulties in finding such data, the evidence tables are reason enough to peruse the text.  ...  As a resource that could be used in real time on a medical ward or in a clinic to rapidly find specific answers, the book is difficult to use because, after all, it is only a book.  ... 
doi:10.1136/ebm.6.6.167 fatcat:cbzdr7w34fftjeqgv7slpxqhxy

Comparison of E-Book Acquisitions Strategies Across Disciplines Finds Differences in Cost and Usage

Laura Costello
2017 Evidence Based Library and Information Practice  
Main Results – Overall, e-books purchased in packages had a 50% use rate and an average cost per use of $3.39, e-books purchased through firm orders had a 52% use rate and an average cost per use of $22.21  ...  A Review of: Carrico, S.B., Cataldo, T.T., Botero, C., & Shelton, T. (2015). What cost and usage data reveals about e-book acquisitions: Ramifications for collection development. ALCTS, 59(3).  ...  Though there have been strong critiques of using methods like cost per use and percentage of use to evaluate the value of firm ordered books (Fry, 2015) there is little evidence to support this strategy  ... 
doi:10.18438/b8zp70 fatcat:dxye3rcrrnft7am5dgew37bpl4

The Use of Survey Research Findings as Legal Evidence

Hiram C. Barksdale
1958 Harvard Law Review  
This section is highlighted by a complete collection of cases which have involved the use of survey evidence. Each case is carefully abstracted and explained.  ...  (pp. 402-04, 423-28) Tue Use or Survey RESEARCH FINDINGS AS LEGAL EvIDENCE. By Hiram C. Barksdale.' Pleasantville, New York: Printers’ Ink Books. 1957. Pp. xxvi, 166. $6.00.  ... 
doi:10.2307/1338140 fatcat:saejf754crfzbol5uzlkwsjv7m

"What Do You Do With Them?"

Matthew J. Bruccoli
2013 Against the Grain  
Otherwise book-collecting is just a hobby. The best book collections are for use -to support research generating more books. Not for show.  ...  The more copies, the more evidence. You never know what you are going to find until you find it.  ... 
doi:10.7771/2380-176x.5303 fatcat:5kgto7tqmvgnfjgprpsnbw3jfy

Evidence-based School Library Practice

Annie Tam, Ružica Rebrović-Habek, Zvjezdana Dukić
2019 IASL Annual Conference Proceedings  
The main goal of this study is to find out what types of evidence school librarians from Croatia and Hong Kong use in their library practice and how useful they find different evidence types.  ...  The study reveals that school librarians in Croatia and Hong Kong use a wide variety of evidence sources in support of their library practice.  ...  In reference to evidence of practice , the research findings showed that a very low percentage of respondents collected data related to students' learning and assessment.  ... 
doi:10.29173/iasl7380 fatcat:uk7sy26zwzeq7po4ysrxivnyca

Book Review: The Goldilocks Challenge: Right-fit Evidence for the Social Sector

Veena Pankaj
2018 The Foundation Review  
One of the distinguishing features of this book is the authors' unrelenting focus on evaluation use.  ...  In their book, The Goldilocks Challenge: Right-Fit Evidence for the Social Sector, Mary Kay Gugerty and Dean Karlan equate the struggle to find the right-fit in monitoring and evaluation systems to the  ... 
doi:10.9707/1944-5660.1449 fatcat:cejfhrtztbg37po3nnlrctptqi

Book Review: Being Evidence Based in Library and Information Practice

Meagan Lacy
2017 Reference and user services quarterly  
As a response to Booth and Brice's foundational work, Evidence-Based Practice for Information Professionals: A Handbook (2004), Koufogiannakis and Brettle present a new model of evidence-based practice  ...  Librarians involved in collection development, copyright law, and archives and special collections will find this section of particular interest.  ...  The contributors present a variety of approaches, and the result is a comprehensive resource covering the design, development, and management of library collections abroad.  ... 
doi:10.5860/rusq.56n3.209b fatcat:7xjxjyjigvfqnd6qzyk36rpxky

Page 591 of Harvard Law Review Vol. 71, Issue 3 [page]

1958 Harvard Law Review  
This section is highlighted by a complete collection of cases which have involved the use of survey evidence. Each case is carefully abstracted and explained.  ...  (pp. 402-04, 423-28) Tue Use or Survey RESEARCH FINDINGS AS LEGAL EvIDENCE. By Hiram C. Barksdale.' Pleasantville, New York: Printers’ Ink Books. 1957. Pp. xxvi, 166. $6.00.  ... 

First-Time Use Books are Frequently Available for Patron-Driven Acquisition

Eamon C. Tewell
2015 Evidence Based Library and Information Practice  
A Review of: Herrera, G. (2015). Testing the patron-driven model: Availability analysis of first-time use books.  ...  Methods – Using the libraries' ILS, a listing of the titles of monographs that received first-time use in 2012 was generated and exported to Microsoft Excel.  ...  As the author observes, the results may be used to inform and guide collection development decisions, including whether to implement a PDA model for print books.  ... 
doi:10.18438/b8188v fatcat:ahkbdw22zfdljdeiy4n6drrzyy

A Content Analysis of Textbooks on Criminal Investigation: An Evaluative Comparison to Empirical Research Findings on the Investigative Process and the Role of Forensic Evidence

Frank Horvath, Robert Meesig
1998 Journal of Forensic Sciences  
A content analysis of textthe federal government.  ...  State University, East Lansing, MI. either was not scientifically analyzed or was not capable of being so analyzed, we have assumed that the availability of physical evidence also  ...  evidence is actually used and viewed. sible for collecting evidence from suspects.  ... 
doi:10.1520/jfs16217j fatcat:3negwgdmxvgi7d74nogu2lpfhi

Evidence-Based Management of Stroke

M. Gorman
2012 Circulation  
Vascular neurologists may find interest in the approach and use its basis of rating pieces of information to spur a conscious realization of how limited is our collective understanding.  ...  Some of the chapters were a good read, and helpful, but overall, I found the book difficult to digest, poorly edited, and not as useful as I had hoped.  ...  Vascular neurologists may find interest in the approach and use its basis of rating pieces of information to spur a conscious realization of how limited is our collective understanding.  ... 
doi:10.1161/circulationaha.111.074484 fatcat:nqejh2bukrfgtf5c53l6k2vpsu

Scandinavian Studies in Law, 1957. Volume I

Folke Schmidt
1958 Harvard Law Review  
This section is highlighted by a complete collection of cases which have involved the use of survey evidence. Each case is carefully abstracted and explained.  ...  (pp. 402-04, 423-28) Tue Use or Survey RESEARCH FINDINGS AS LEGAL EvIDENCE. By Hiram C. Barksdale.' Pleasantville, New York: Printers’ Ink Books. 1957. Pp. xxvi, 166. $6.00.  ... 
doi:10.2307/1338141 fatcat:3car6a2ujfe4baaksh2brobwwy

Weak Correlation Between Circulation and Citation Numbers Suggests that both Data Points should be Considered when Deselecting Print Monographs

Melissa Goertzen
2019 Evidence Based Library and Information Practice  
Renewal data was omitted, as it did not provide evidence of additional instances of use.  ...  When taking a high-level view of the collection, highly circulated books tend to be borrowed more often than average.  ...  Renewal data was omitted, as it did not provide evidence of additional instances of use.  ... 
doi:10.18438/eblip29606 fatcat:ygshjbgouzclzjeggj7qb6grdi

Children's input is vital to creating an online library that meets children's information needs

Susan Haigh
2006 Evidence Based Library and Information Practice  
Method – The study included seven children in the design team for a digital library of international children's books, which resulted in new approaches to collection development, cataloguing, and the search  ...  Tools should be suitable for use from the home and for collaborative use, such as use by a parent with a child. 7.  ...  Are users using it to re-find a book (which is appropriate, as based on memory) or to initially find a book (which is less appropriate)?  ... 
doi:10.18438/b83012 fatcat:qnrudwbgxjdc3dpq5tt3xclhum
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