Browsing in Digital Libraries: A Phrase-Based Approach

  title={Browsing in Digital Libraries: A Phrase-Based Approach},
  author={Craig G. Nevill-Manning and Ian H. Witten and Gordon W. Paynter},
  booktitle={ACM DL},
A key question for digital libraries is this: how should one go about becoming familiar with a digital collection, as opposed to a physical one? Digital collections generally present an appearance which is extremely opaque—a screen, typically a Web page, with no indication of what, or how much, lies beyond: whether a carefully-selected collection or a morass of worthless ephemera; whether half a dozen documents or many millions. At least physical collections occupy physical space, present a… CONTINUE READING
Highly Cited
This paper has 66 citations. REVIEW CITATIONS


Publications referenced by this paper.

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…