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Markey, Karen

Works: 97 works in 268 publications in 1 language and 3,160 library holdings
Genres: Use studies  Conference papers and proceedings  Bibliography  Case studies  Handbooks and manuals  Classification  Art  Programmed instructional materials 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor
Classifications: Z695, 025.302854
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Publications about Karen Markey
Publications by Karen Markey
Most widely held works by Karen Markey
Subject searching in library catalogs : before and after the introduction of online catalogs by Karen Markey( Book )
15 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 563 libraries worldwide
Subject authorities in the online environment : papers from a conference program held in San Francisco, June 29, 1987 by Karen Markey( Book )
9 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 398 libraries worldwide
Analytical review of the library of the future by Karen Markey( Book )
14 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 326 libraries worldwide
Using subject headings for online retrieval : theory, practice, and potential by Karen Markey( Book )
15 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 317 libraries worldwide
Suitable for online system designers who are grappling with developing new systems or refining existing ones, this ready reference describes subject analysis and subject searching in online catalogs, including the limitations of retrieval, and demonstrates how such limitations can be overcome through system design and programming
Subject access to visual resources collections : a model for computer construction of thematic catalogs by Karen Markey( Book )
9 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 246 libraries worldwide
Designing online information literacy games students want to play by Karen Markey( Book )
6 editions published in 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 175 libraries worldwide
Designing Online Information Literacy Games Students Want to Play sets the record straight with regard to the promise of games for motivating and teaching students in educational environments. Drawing from their own first-hand experience, research, and networking, the authors feature best practices that educators and game designers in LIS specifically and other educational fields generally need to know so that they build classroom games that students want to play
Dewey decimal classification online project : evaluation of a library schedule and index integrated into the subject searching capabilities of an online catalog by Karen Markey( Book )
20 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Research report on the process of subject searching in the library catalog : final report of the subject access research project by Karen Markey( Book )
10 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
Online searching : a guide to finding quality information efficiently and effectively by Karen Markey( Book )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
Online Searching puts aspiring librarians on the fast track to becoming expert searchers who unite library users with trusted sources of information to answer their questions - ushering them through this seven-step process: 1. Determining what the user really wants in the reference interview. 2. Identifying sources that are likely to produce relevant information for the user's query. 3. Dividing the query into big ideas and combining them logically. 4. Determining whether a known item or a subject search will satisfy the query. 5. Representing the query as input to the search system. 6. Conducting the search and responding strategically. 7. Displaying retrievals, assessing them, and responding tactically. Online Searching contains numerous figures to illustrate complex concepts, and the e-book features enhanced video content. Also included are specific recommendations to quickly and efficiently orient yourself to new databases and search systems. This is your go-to guidebook for becoming an expert searcher. -- from back cover
Online catalog use : results of surveys and focus group interviews in several libraries by Karen Markey( Book )
12 editions published between 1198 and 1985 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
ONTAP : online training and practice manual for ERIC data base searchers by Karen Markey( Book )
11 editions published between 1978 and 1981 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
This self-improvement manual developed for experienced online searchers presents and discusses several alternative search strategies and their appropriate use to achieve the desired outcome. The manual is divided into two parts: (1) an eight step model of the total search process emphasizing how the decision of the information professional affects retrieval results and search objectives at each step of the search process; and (2) introduction to DIALOG's ontap file and self-improvement exercises with search formulations and explanations selected from the questions stored in the ontap file. Each exercise falls within the scope of interest of one of the 16 eric Clearinghouses. The ontap file is a subset of the eric data base consisting of rie and cije citations for the 1975 eric file and 29 simple, moderate, or difficult search questions with answer sets. It was developed to allow searchers to evaluate their output by computing recall and precision scores of their results with the results of a "perfect search" or answer set. The appendices include 13 search save formulations of common search facets for "population level" and "tools" which can be accessed and exchanged between dialog workspaces by using the procedures that are outlined, and a comprehensive guide to DIALOG's eric data bases. (Jpf)
Characteristics of subject authority records in the machine-readable Library of Congress subject headings by Karen Markey( Book )
6 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
Online training and practice manual for ERIC data base searchers by Karen Markey( Book )
6 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
Research report on analytical review of catalog use studies by Karen Markey( Book )
7 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
An extensive body of library literature addresses the area of card catalog use. This review takes a critical approach in summarizing and evaluating the methods and scope of catalog use studies. Emphasis is upon the subject approach to card catalog searching. Subject access is defined herein; however, the process of subject searching, described repeatedly in library literature, has been based upon common sense understanding rather than systematic observations. The findings of the catalog use studies are classified into: (1) generalizations on the physical format of the catalog, information found on cards, catalog searchers' educational level or area of expertise, and reference assistance; (2) generalizations specific to subject searches, user characteristics, and the physical structure of the catalog; and (3) generalizations specific to the known-item searches and nonstandard information, failure at the catalog, author-title information. The major reviews of catalog use studies and their methods also are covered
Public access online catalogs ( Book )
5 editions published in 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Computer-assisted construction of a guide to themes and concepts in medieval art and their essential attributes by Karen Markey( Archival Material )
9 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Enhancing a new design for subject access to online catalogs by Karen Markey( Book )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Testing a new design for subject access to online catalogs by Karen Markey( Book )
4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Understanding subject headings in library catalogs by Karen Markey( Book )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Census of institutional repositories in the United States : MIRACLE Project research findings ( Book )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
"In this resport, the authors describe results of a nationwide census of institutuional repositories in U.S. academic institutuions. The census is one of several activities of the MIRACLE Project [Making Institutional Repositories a Collaborative Learning Environment Project], an IMLS-funded research program based at the University of Michigan"--Abstract webpage, viewed Nov. 19, 2008
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Associated Subjects
Art, Medieval Art, Medieval--Themes, motives Audio-visual library service Audio-visual library service--Data processing Authority files (Information retrieval) Authority files (Information retrieval)--Data processing Automatic classification Card catalogs Cataloging of art Cataloging of audio-visual materials--Data processing Cataloging of graphic materials--Data processing Cataloging of nonbook materials Cataloging of nonbook materials--Data processing Cataloging of pictures Cataloging of pictures--Data processing Classification, Dewey decimal Classified catalogs (Dewey decimal) Educational games Educational games--Design and construction Educational Resources Information Center (U.S.) Electronic information resource searching Information literacy--Study and teaching Information retrieval Information retrieval--Technological innovations Information storage and retrieval systems Information storage and retrieval systems--Education Institutional repositories Libraries and electronic publishing Libraries--Automation Library catalogs Library catalogs and users Library science--Research Library surveys Library use studies MIRACLE Project Online bibliographic searching Online data processing Online library catalogs Online library catalogs--Subject access Online library catalogs--User education Scholarly electronic publishing Searching, Bibliographical Subject cataloging Subject cataloging--Data processing Subject catalogs Subject headings Subject headings, Library of Congress Subject headings, Library of Congress--Evaluation United States Universities and colleges
Alternative Names
Drabenstott, Karen
Drabenstott, Karen M.
Drabenstott, Karen M. 1953-
Drabenstott, Karen Markey.
Markey Drabenstott, Karen
Markey-Drabenstott, Karen 1953-
Markey, Karen
Markey, Karen Drabenstott.
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