Evaluation of the online search process

a final report by Judith Wanger

Publisher: Cuadra Associates, Inc. in Santa Monica, CA

Written in English
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Study conducted by Cuadra Associates, Inc., and King Research, Inc., and performed under contract to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare.

Statementprepared by Judith Wanger, Dennis McDonald, Mary C. Berger.
ContributionsMcDonald, Dennis D., Berger, Mary C., Cuadra Associates., King Research, inc., National Library of Medicine (U.S.)
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Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
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