Powering Search: The Role of Thesauri in New Information Environments (Asis&T Mongraph)

  • Publish Date: 2012-10-22
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Ali Shiri

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Here is a clear and comprehensive treatment of the role of thesauri in search user interfaces across a range of information search and retrieval systems from bibliographic and full-text databases to digital libraries, portals, open archives, and content management systems. Ali Shiri looks at projects, practices, perspectives, and services from disparate communities, and drawing on an array of successful applications, usability studies, current research, and firsthand experience offers practical guidance on using thesauri to build better search engines.

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