Ingrid Hsieh-Yee

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This study investigated the effects of subject knowledge and search experience on novices' and experienced searchers' use of search tactics in online searches. Novice and experienced searchers searched a practice question and two test questions in the ERIC database on the DIALOG system and their use of search tactics were recorded by protocols, transaction(More)
Bibliographic Control of Web Resources. The charge was to " prepare a model curriculum for cataloging and continuing education " which should " focus on teaching cataloging and metadata to new librarians, " " recommend specific changes and additions to existing library school curricula, " and " cover the period through 2005. " The principal investigator(More)
This study examined the association between self-evaluative intrusive thoughts and performance in an Internet search task. Participants performed an information search on the Internet, and then responded to a self-assessment questionnaire on their search performance. Participants reported fewer self-evaluative than other task-related intrusive thoughts;(More)
The effectiveness of two modes of subject representation - table of contents (TOC) and subject headings - in subject searching in an online public access catalog (OPAC) system was investigated. The retrieval difference between TOC and the Library of Congress subject headings (LCSH) was statistically significant; the effect of subject domain was not(More)
To examine how users make sense of a federated search system we collected data from professional and novice searchers, using a survey instrument that contained simulated searches. A main task of participants was to provide a narrative and a drawing of their understanding of how MetaLib works. The poster presents the methodology and findings, identifies(More)
The Metadata Education and Research Information Commons (MERIC) originated from an action plan of the Library of Congress to prepare future information professionals to organize and provide access to digital resources. It is a joint initiative of the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) and the Association for Library(More)
The networked environment forced a sea change in Library and Information Science (LIS) education. Most LIS programs offer a mixed-mode of instruction that integrates online learning materials with more traditional classroom pedagogical methods and faculty are now responsible for developing content and digital learning objects. The teaching commons in a(More)