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Visualizing subject access for 21st century information resources
Cochrane, Pauline A. (Pauline Atherton), 1929-
Publication Information:
[Urbana-Champaign] : Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998.
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176 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
"Papers presented at the 1997 Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing, March 2-4, 1997, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign"--P. preceding t.p.

"ISSN 0069-4789."
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Presents the proceedings of the March 1997 clinic which includes 16 papers by digital library developers, interface and visualization professionals, bibliographic system vendors, cognitive researchers, librarians, and information service providers. Topics include the role of traditional classification schemes in digital library systems; new tools to improve browsing and search negotiation on the Internet, CD- ROMs, and other media; and the impact of cognitive research and user modeling efforts on subject access tool design. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Table of Contents

Pauline Atherton Cochrane and Eric H. JohnsonRoland HjerppeTamas E. DoszkocsRaya Fidel and Michael CrandallJessica L. MilsteadDavid DubinNicholas J. BelkinBryce L. AllenEric H. JohnsonDiane Vizine-GoetzBob ZichBruce R. SchatzElizabeth D. LiddyJoseph A. BuschSuzanne Wilson HigginsGerry McKiernanJeff Griffith
Introductionp. 1
Hypostatizing Data Collections, Especially Bibliographic: Abstractions, Representations, Sensualizations, Adaptations/Personalizations,...p. 4
Simultaneous Searching of Distributed Information and Subject Repositories on the World Wide Webp. 15
The Role of Subject Access in Information Filteringp. 16
Thesauri in a Full-Text Worldp. 28
Dimensions and Discriminability: The Role of Controlled Vocabulary in Visualizing Document Associationsp. 39
An Overview of Results from Rutgers' Investigations of Interactive Information Retrievalp. 45
Visualization and Cognitive Abilitiesp. 63
Using IODyne: Illustrations and Examplesp. 80
OCLC Investigates Using Classification Tools to Organize Internet Datap. 93
Visualizing Digital Librariesp. 106
Information Analysis in Net: The Interspace of the Twenty-First Centuryp. 110
Natural Language Processing for Information Retrieval and Knowledge Discoveryp. 137
Building and Accessing Vocabulary Resources for Networked Resource Discovery and Navigationp. 148
Using Electronic Services to Become an Internetworked Business: Blackwell's Electronic Journal Navigator--One Agent's Experiencep. 157
The Big Picture(sm): Visual Browsing in the Web and Non-Web Databasesp. 158
Conference Wrap-Upp. 159
Contributorsp. 167
Indexp. 171