Subjective versus Objective Relevance in Bibliographic Retrieval Systems
Library Quarterly Volume 56, Number 4,
The objective relevance of a document to a request is crucial to the design and testing of bibliographic retrieval systems, while subjective relevance is paramount in the use of such systems. The distinction provides a rationale for a trial-and-error mode of interaction with information systems. (Author/EM)
Swanson, D.R. (1986). Subjective versus Objective Relevance in Bibliographic Retrieval Systems. Library Quarterly, 56(4), 389.