Search Fatigue: Finding a Cure for the Database Blues

Beall, Jeffrey Search Fatigue: Finding a Cure for the Database Blues. American Libraries, 2007, vol. 38, n. 3, pp. 46-50. [Journal article (Paginated)]


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English abstract

Describes the concept of search fatigue, which is a feeling of frustration and dissatisfaction users get when they try unsuccessfully to retrieve information from a database.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: search fatigue ; database searching ; information retrieval ; full-text searching
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information > BI. User interfaces, usability.
L. Information technology and library technology > LS. Search engines.
I. Information treatment for information services > IA. Cataloging, bibliographic control.
Depositing user: Jeffrey Beall
Date deposited: 01 Jul 2007
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:08


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