Rachael A. Clemens

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In this study, we seek to understand how providing feedback to users about their performances with an interactive information retrieval (IIR) system impacts their evaluations of that system. Sixty subjects completed three recall-based searching tasks with an experimental IIR system and were asked to evaluate the system after each task and after finishing(More)
Archivists have long recognized that item-level description is not viable for most collections of primary sources, and have instead focused on documenting aggregate-level units within which records were organized by their creators. The VidArch project is capturing YouTube videos associated with the 2008 U.S. presidential election, as well as exploring(More)
Executive Summary Video is becoming increasingly important to digital libraries and archives, both as a primary content type and as context for other collection objects. Videos included in collections may be works unto themselves; documentary evidence of people, places, and events core to a collection mission; or documentary evidence for primary objects in(More)
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