Strathprints Home | Open Access | Browse | Search | User area | Copyright | Help | Library Home | SUPrimo

Aspects of Google: bigger is better - or less is more?

Joint, N. (2005) Aspects of Google: bigger is better - or less is more? Library Review, 54 (3). pp. 145-148. ISSN 0024-2535

[img] Microsoft Word (strathprints002359.doc)
Download (41Kb)

    Abstract

    Purpose - To investigate recent enhancements to the internet search engine Google. Design/methodology/approach - An opinion piece based on practitioner experience and recent commentary on search engine innovations. Findings - That recent innovations in Google's functionality have yet to deliver what they promise, but that it is still early to say what can genuinely be achieved in these areas. Research limitations/implications - This is an expression of opinion about a service that will be radically improved and developed in the immediate future. Practical implications - Gives some useful insights and tips on how to use existing digital library tools to achieve information retrieval results along the lines of those aspired to by Google. Originality/value - An attempt to give clear, practice-based examples of how to apply recent digital information retrieval developments to contemporary library work.

    Item type: Article
    ID code: 2359
    Keywords: search engines, google, resource discovery, Electronic information resources, Library and Information Sciences
    Subjects: Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Information resources > Electronic information resources
    Department: Professional Services > Information Services
    Related URLs:
      Depositing user: Mr N Joint
      Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2006
      Last modified: 04 Sep 2014 13:03
      URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/2359

      Actions (login required)

      View Item

      Fulltext Downloads: