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Information search strategies    Linda Neyer, April 2013           Copyright Rubyfen, 2012, Flickr.
5 ‘berrypicking’ strategies:• Footnote chasing (or backward  chasing)• Citation searching (or forward  chaining)• Author s...
Footnote chasing   Copyright Caravanum, 2010, Flickr
Citation searching    Copyright Clearly Ambiguous, 2004, Flickr
Journal run  Copyright the.Firebottle, 2006, Flickr
Subject searches in library        databases        Copyright by FindYourSearch, 2012, Flickr
Author searching    Copyright Jack Dorsey, 2006, Flickr
On to the berries!    Copyright Noah Susman, 2011, Flickr
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Info searchstrategies

  1. 1. Information search strategies Linda Neyer, April 2013 Copyright Rubyfen, 2012, Flickr.
  2. 2. 5 ‘berrypicking’ strategies:• Footnote chasing (or backward chasing)• Citation searching (or forward chaining)• Author searching• Journal run• Subject searches in library databases Bates MJ. (1989) .“The Design of Browsing and Berrypicking Techniques.” Online Information Review13 (5): 407-424.
  3. 3. Footnote chasing Copyright Caravanum, 2010, Flickr
  4. 4. Citation searching Copyright Clearly Ambiguous, 2004, Flickr
  5. 5. Journal run Copyright the.Firebottle, 2006, Flickr
  6. 6. Subject searches in library databases Copyright by FindYourSearch, 2012, Flickr
  7. 7. Author searching Copyright Jack Dorsey, 2006, Flickr
  8. 8. On to the berries! Copyright Noah Susman, 2011, Flickr

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