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Data element statistics for the MARC II data base

Journal of library automation [June 1976]

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Copyright (c) 1976 Information Science and Automation Division

Abstract: The Information Retrieval Research Laboratory of the University of Illinois regularly calculates certain statistics associated with the MARC II data base. These are presented here for the benefit of other processors of this file. Statistics pertaining to data element occurrence, data element length, and distribution of records by Dewey Decimal division and Library of Congress class code are given. These statistics can be valuable in the preparation of user profiles and search strategies.


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Publication Year:1976
Type of Material:Article
Language English
Published in: Journal of library automation
Publication Info:Volume 9 Number 2
Issue:June 1976
Page(s):89-100
Publisher:Information Science and Automation Division
Place of Publication:Chicago, IL
ISSN:0022-2240
Record Number:2123
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:0000-00-00 00:00:00