Serendipidad (serendipity)

Baiget, Tomàs Serendipidad (serendipity). Information World en Español, 1994, vol. 3, n. 24, pp. 22-23. [Journal article (Paginated)]

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English abstract

Definition of “serendipity” and historical origins of this word. Serendipity can not be foresen, but it doesn’t happen totally randomly. Librarians and information scientists can prepare the situations for serendipity findings take place.

Spanish abstract

Definición de “serendipidad” y orígenes históricos de esta palabra. La serendipidad no se puede prever, pero tampoco sucede siempre de forma completamente aleatoria. Los bibliotecarios y los documentalistas pueden preparar las situaciones para que tengan lugar hallazgos serendípicos.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Serendipity, Classifications, Information retrieval / Serendipidad, Clasificaciones, Pre-ordenación, Recuperación de información, Inventiva
Subjects: A. Theoretical and general aspects of libraries and information. > AZ. None of these, but in this section.
I. Information treatment for information services > IC. Index languages, processes and schemes.
Depositing user: null null
Date deposited: 09 Dec 2006
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:05


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Rice, James. “Serendipity and holism: the beauty of opacs”, Library Journal, 15 Febr. 1988, pp. 113-139.


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