End User Searching in the Health Sciences

End User Searching in the Health Sciences

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Valuable to both the health professional and information provider, this book provides a comprehensive and detailed look at online biomedical database searching by end users. Experts fully assess the numerous implications of end user searching and synthesize a wide variety of views and successful practices. By examining the types of users, institutional settings, products used, and applications, this important volume probes the specific variations among programs and provides a solid overview of end user searching in the health science field. The volume includes informative chapters on determining content and structure of online educational materials, training the end user, the issues in implementing end user search systems, and much more.Users enter queries in free form, natural language English. ... After the resulting records are displayed in ranked sequence, CITE can apply feedback from the user to find other relevant materials. ... Basic information on operating costs, the user manual, and system description (i.e., price, and equipment infora€” mation) are given. Goldstein, Charles M., and Ford, William H. a€œThe User-Cordial Interface.

Title:End User Searching in the Health Sciences
Author:M Sandra Wood, Ellen Brassil Horak, Bonnie Snow
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-10-18


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