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Preparing Users for Federated Search: Implications of a MetaLib User Perceptions Study

Hsieh-Yee, Ingrid and Zhang, Shanyun (2006) Preparing Users for Federated Search: Implications of a MetaLib User Perceptions Study. In: ELUNA 2006, 4-7 June 2006, Knoxville, TN.

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Ingrid Hsieh-Yee, Professor, School of Library and Information Science and Shanyun Zhang, Electronic Resources Librarian, Mullen Library, Catholic University of America. We will report on a search simulation study that investigated how professional searchers and novice searchers interpret the operations of MetaLib. We will also highlight design issues related to federated searches and discuss strategies for preparing end users and future library information professionals to take advantage of federated search systems

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Event Title:ELUNA 2006
Subjects:MetaLib
Divisions:ELUNA Conference Proceedings
ID Code:423
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Deposited On:31 Dec 2009 14:38
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