- Search Griffin Catalog
- Clicked advanced search tab
- entered word <mendeleev> into the first tab under <Any Field:>
- In Limited to list I picked the following: Location: <ANY>; Material Type <ANY>; Language <English>
- the search result came back with three results:
the descriptive data of the Highly relevant title entree is important to have in order to perform a successful search
- clicked on a MARC Display:
LEADER 00000pam 22003494a 45 0
008 031119s2004 nyua b 001 0beng
050 00 QD22.M43|bG67 2004
082 00 540/.92|aB|222
100 1 Gordin, Michael D.
245 12 A well-ordered thing :|bDmitrii Mendeleev and the shadow
of the periodic table /|cMichael D. Gordin.
260 New York :|bBasic Books,|cc2004.
300 xx, 364 p. :|bill. ;|c24 cm.
504 Includes bibliographical references (p. -357) and
505 0 Elements of the system -- The ideal gas lawyer -- Chasing
ghosts -- The great reaction -- The imperial turn --
Making Newtons -- Disintegration.
600 10 Mendeleyev, Dmitry Ivanovich,|d1834-1907.
650 0 Chemists|zRussia (Federation)|vBiography.
650 0 Periodic law.
856 41 |3Table of contents|uhttp://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/
ecip0411/2003025533.html|zOnline access for everyone for
Table of Contents
The search is only as intelligent as the person who searches for the subject,
there are two measures of search accuracy:
Relevance – are the results that I get any relevant to the search
Recall – the percentage of all relevant items that are returned.
Knowing how we are doing a search and what are we searching for does make a difference