Is Google enough? Comparison of an internet search engine with academic library resources

@article{Brophy2005IsGE,
  title={Is Google enough? Comparison of an internet search engine with academic library resources},
  author={Jan Brophy and David Bawden},
  journal={Aslib Proc.},
  year={2005},
  volume={57},
  pages={498-512}
}
Purpose – The purpose of the study was to compare an internet search engine, Google, with appropriate library databases and systems, in order to assess the relative value, strengths and weaknesses of the two sorts of system. [] Key MethodDesign/methodology/approach – A case study approach was used, with detailed analysis and failure checking of results. The performance of the two systems was assessed in terms of coverage, unique records, precision, and quality and accessibility of results.

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