Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries: 5th by Ruth Wilson, Monica Landoni (auth.), Panos Constantopoulos,

By Ruth Wilson, Monica Landoni (auth.), Panos Constantopoulos, Ingeborg T. Sølvberg (eds.)

Digital libraries (DLs) are significant advances in details expertise that often fall in need of expectancies [7, 28]. Covi & Kling [7] argue that knowing the broader context of expertise use is vital to figuring out electronic library use and its - plementation in several social worlds. fresh well-being informatics study additionally - gues that social and organisational components can ascertain the good fortune or failure of healthcare IT advancements [8, eleven, 12]. Heathfield [11] means that this can be as a result of advanced, independent nature of the scientific self-discipline and the really good (clinician or software program engineer) method of method improvement. adverse reactions to those structures is frequently as a result of irrelevant process layout and bad implementation. H- ever, there's different much less visible social and political repercussions of knowledge procedure layout and deployment. Symon et al [26] have pointed out, inside a clinic situation, how social constructions and paintings practices should be disrupted by way of expertise implementation. even if those platforms usually care for delicate, own infor- tion, different method layout examine has chanced on that it sounds as if harmless information will be perceived as a risk to social and political balance [1,2,3]. to appreciate the effect of DLs in the scientific career, an in-depth review is needed of the int- duction and later improvement of those purposes inside of their particular social and organisational settings. notwithstanding, as Covi & Kling [7] have highlighted, there are few high-level theories that relief designers in figuring out the implication of those concerns for DL layout and implementation.

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A Combined Phrase and Thesaurus Browser for Large Document Collections 27 Figure 2 Browsing a list of Title metadata The structure of the paper is as follows. The next section describes the document collection that we use as an example throughout the paper, and briefly discusses conventional non-hierarchical metadata-based browsing. Following that we describe the phrase interface, which is called Phind for “phrase index,” and convey how it feels to browse a collection using it. We then discuss the process of identifying the phrase hierarchy in a document collection.

6. Query Complexity The analysis of the distribution of the number of query terms for ResearchIndex confirms previous results gathered from CSBIB and CSTR collections: user queries are short. For each collection, at least 80% of users queries contain three or fewer terms (Table 9). 8% in the CSBIB collection. The distribution of the number of query terms in ResearchIndex is closer to that of CSTR collection than to that of CSBIB collection. The number of query terms in CSBIB may have been affected by a quirk in the CSBIB syntax, which enters author names as initials appended to the family name (for example, as the one term SmithJ rather than the two terms J Smith)—which will have the effect of reducing the number of query terms in many author queries.

Support for several 40 Holger Brocks et al. domain-specific tasks – based on a generic task model – is incorporated in the system. , keywords, annotations) is supplied with digital signatures to enable collaborative work on documents and their metadata (Collaborative Task Layer). Certain tasks like indexing are supported by thesauri and indexing aids. Document retrieval is managed by the XML Content Manager. Depending on the issued retrieval request domain information (Ontology Manager) as well as controlled vocabularies (Thesauri and Indexing Aids) may also be consulted.

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