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The visualization of database search resultsJames A Van FleetBucknell UniversityEdward Tufte describes the visual presentation of quantitative data as “envisioning information.” Anumber of databases, from Google to specialized subject databases, offer a graphical representation ofresearch results. Visualization is offered as an alternative method for evaluating search results. Thistrend deserves closer scrutiny, since the question of how database users evaluate their search results iscentral to the success of their library research. I will survey the current mechanisms or tools forproviding a visual or graphical presentation of database information.
Van Fleet, J. A. (2011, June), The Visualization of Database Search Results Paper presented at 2011 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Vancouver, BC. https://peer.asee.org/18608
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