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Question Master: An Evaluation of a Web-Based Decision-Support System for Use in Reference Environments

John V. Richardson
1998 College and Research Libraries  
Its ability to answer questions was 100 percent, with an accuracy rate of 66 percent compared to Weil's 64 percent accuracy.  ...  In addition, QM accuracy was substantially better than most reported studies of real reference environments and certainly better than the Internet results of 20 percent for HotBot and 30 percent for AltaVista  ...  Evaluation of Accuracy Based on the results presented in table 2, QM is able to answer 100 percent of all biographical questions put to it.  ... 
doi:10.5860/crl.59.1.29 fatcat:54ycr2mgazfitd5fyq6l5eges4

Not dead yet! A longitudinal study of query type and ready reference accuracy in live chat and IM reference

Marie L. Radford, Lynn Silipigni Connaway
2013 Library & Information Science Research  
by accuracy of answers to the subset identified as ready reference (e.g., fact-based queries).  ...  The percentage of correct and complete responses with citations given by VRS librarians or staff members answering ready reference questions was found to have increased from 78% (141) in 2004-2006 to 90%  ...  Earlier analysis indicated that accuracy would rise from 78% to 93% if this one check of specificity would be done during VRS for ready reference (Radford & Connaway, 2010) .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.lisr.2012.08.001 fatcat:zeu45sqhyfdhnk7smazvym5wtq

The readiness of teacher candidates for vocational high school in the 4th industrial era viewed from teaching skill and capability in technology

Susanti Susanti, Harti Harti, Vivi Pratiwi
2020 Jurnal Pendidikan Vokasi  
This study aims to evaluate the readiness of prospective teachers for Vocational High Schools in dealing with the world of work in the 4th industrial era when viewed from teaching skills and technological  ...  The results showed that the average readiness in the aspects of teaching skills as much as 81.78% of students said they were ready, while the average readiness in the aspect of mastering technology was  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to deliver gratitude to the Lembaga Penelitian dan Pengabdian Masyarakat (LPPM) of Universitas Negeri Surabaya for supporting this work.  ... 
doi:10.21831/jpv.v10i1.28057 fatcat:rwlb33djj5bh5nwko4mtk3a33a

Assessing Digital Reference

Ruth A. Hodges
2002 Libri  
Findings suggest that questions received by the digital reference service simulate questions received by traditional reference services; that digital reference service reaches only a small segment of the  ...  The World Wide Web has emerged as a powerful tool to enhance navigation and communication over the Internet.  ...  Acknowledgement I would like to thank Dr. Charles McClure, Dr. Gary Burnett, Dr. Jane Robbins, and Dr. Melissa Gross for their assistance on this project.  ... 
doi:10.1515/libr.2002.157 fatcat:ygib2nsn45e4jgyo25japoprsa

A Descriptive study on reference work in university libraries

Dilek Köprülü
1999 Hacettepe Üniversitesi Edebiyat Fakültesi Dergisi  
In this study the essentials of traditionalreferenee work and impacts of technological developments on referenee work in university libraries are deseribed.  ...  At theendof the papera generalevaluationof referenee work indeveloped eountriesand Turkey is made.  ...  Ready reference (quick reference) questions: Theyare answered from one or two of the standard referenee sourees (sueh as an eneyelopedia, dietionary, almanae, handbook...).  ... 
doaj:ac4c163ef07d427092bf3bef9006a74c fatcat:uyo4d6m2wfdw7cjrobwh4u2zza

Reference librarians' perceptions and use of Internet resources: results of a survey of academic health sciences libraries

K Schilling, C B Wessel
1995 Bulletin of the Medical Library Association  
In open-ended questions, 48% of respondents cited "to answer reference questions" as a major benefit and use of the Internet. Another open-ended question asked respondents  ...  Librarians reported using Internet tools and resources primarily to communicate with colleagues or to find information for use in answering reference questions.  ...  Respondents said, for example, that the Internet had been used to send messages to patrons and post reference questions and answers.  ... 
pmid:8547916 pmcid:PMC226075 fatcat:gdd2ahbmnbegfmmj5w3lpskwqi

A Model of the Reference and Information Service Process

Denise E. Agosto, Lily Rozaklis, Craig MacDonald, Eileen G. Abels
2011 Reference and user services quarterly  
, and other indicators of trustworthiness than on providing answers to questions.  ...  of Ready Reference Lastly, some of the study participants suggested that due to the wider availability of information on the Internet, "everybody has turned into a reference librarian," and "ready reference  ... 
doi:10.5860/rusq.50n3.235 fatcat:folddbctcvfcleqz5bbttcwwma

Development of Web-Based English Proficiency Test Model for EFL Classroom

Hasan Ayuba, Aleeyah Masae
2022 Al-Lisan  
The trial subjects consisted of 40 students: 12 students of one-to-one trial, 20 students of small group trial, and 40 students of field trial (including those in one-to-one and small group trial students  ...  The research result revealed that the Web-Based Test of English proficiency for English Program,developed determined by the media expert, indicated that the web display aspect assessed "good" (4,07).  ...  The Department used Google forms to conduct the test, which meant that the students were not well controlled. Some students were still asking questions and searching for answers on the Internet.  ... 
doi:10.30603/al.v7i1.2504 fatcat:qfu5lxkaevcqlgdew7y6iq3uq4

Testing Classification Systems for Reference Questions

Deborah B. Henry, Tina M. Neville
2008 Reference and user services quarterly  
Results indicate that a skill/strategy based approach, rather than a system based on resources used or time allocated per question, leads to more consistent classification and provides a more accurate  ...  reflection of today"s reference desk activity.  ...  Warner poses an interesting new classification scheme based on skill or strategy requirements to address questions rather than on length of time it takes or resources used to answer a question. 12 The  ... 
doi:10.5860/rusq.47n4.364 fatcat:azlq4qhafvasldq5xsmnc3hyha

Attitude of Physicians towards Periodontal Disease and Diabetes Mellitus Screening in Dental Clinics in Thailand

Manatsara Panakhup, Intouch Lertpanomwan, Chayaphat Pajonklaew, Tawepong Arayapisit, Suraphong Yuma, Patr Pujarern, Tharee Champirat, Naiyana Buranachad, Pornpoj Fuangtharnthip, Chanita Tantipoj
2021 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
Most of physicians think that DM screening in dental clinics is important (79.1%) and are ready to accept referred cases for definite DM diagnosis from a dentist (84.1%).  ...  The concerned issues among the participants were the accuracy of the test results in DM screening (73%) and ability of a dentist to perform the screening (71.5%).  ...  Data Availability Statement: The data presented in this study are available on request from the corresponding author. The data are not publicly available due to ethical issue.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph18105385 pmid:34070096 pmcid:PMC8158388 fatcat:auztucqemjc5vckm37mrjepmmi

Distributed metacognition: Increased bias and deficits in metacognitive sensitivity when retrieving information from the internet

Timothy L. Dunn, Connor Gaspar, Daev McLean, Derek J. Koehler, Evan F. Risko
2021 Technology, Mind, and Behavior  
One hundred and ninety-four participants completed an online study consisting of answering general knowledge questions.  ...  These results provide the beginnings of an understanding of metacognition and behavior in distributed cognitive contexts involving the internet.  ...  The second portion of results focuses on the relations between judgments and accuracy which is referred to as metacognitive sensitivity (or metacognitive accuracy).  ... 
doi:10.1037/tmb0000039 fatcat:ypb6odz7ibajtollwmtioeovhe

Government Documents Reference Service in Canada

Juris Dilevko, Elizabeth Dolan
2000 Library & Information Science Research  
Print materials were by far the largest single source used (45.7%) to answer questions. When print alone was used, complete answers to the test questions were found only 39.9% of the time.  ...  Overall, depository library staff members provided complete answers to questions 29.3% of the time.  ...  The authors would like to thank Bruno Gnassi, Manager of the DSP, for his unfailing courtesy, professionalism, and insightful comments during the course of this project.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0740-8188(99)00053-5 fatcat:g5ogew4j7rdeblrevicrnwikae

Developing I4.0 Readiness Index for Factory Operation in Indonesia to Enhance INDI 4.0

Hasbullah Hasbullah, Salleh Ahmad Bareduan, Sawarni Hasibuan
2021 International Journal on Advanced Science, Engineering and Information Technology  
It lacks accuracy and is less comprehensive in capturing I4.0 readiness, especially in the factory operation aspect.  ...  Indonesia left behind in launching the policy timeline of the I4.0 initiative, compared to Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, and Vietnam.  ...  For example, question No.3 above.Data Stored -Where is the data in your organization stored?The answer reflects what level of I4.0 readiness. 1.  ... 
doi:10.18517/ijaseit.11.4.14280 fatcat:bygbhk43irbebgsxjkiyvtrnpu

Are Malaysian Students Ready to Be Authors of Digital Contents? A Case Study of Digital Library Stakeholders' Readiness

Abrizah Abdullah, A. N. Zainab
2007 Journal of Educational Media & Library Sciences  
The paper reports on a study that ascertains the factors facilitating students to utilize digital libraries for educational purposes.  ...  Findings from a survey and focus group interviews indicate that the students are ready to collaboratively build the digital library resources as evidenced by students digital library readiness score of  ...  One question asked students to indicate which subjects they use the Internet for.  ... 
doaj:9354db017d79430da016eee9cd060b0b fatcat:ctkn7jookzdxpidf2cakl6te7q

Assessing Malaysian Students Readiness to Become Authors of Learning Materials in a Collaborative Digital Library of School Projects

Abrizah Abdullah, A. N. Zainab
2021 IASL Annual Conference Proceedings  
This study investigates students ICT readiness, usage of online resources and information seeking behaviour of secondary school students with the specific goal of applying the results to the design of  ...  This paper reports the findings from a survey and focus group interviews which indicate that the students are ready to collaboratively build the digital library as evidenced by students digital library  ...  One question asked students to indicate which subjects they use the Internet for.  ... 
doi:10.29173/iasl7621 fatcat:vux7rbrsvfb6hhyy2betgxsw2e
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