Accession Number : ADM000338

Title :   DROLS: An Introduction to Searching (Videorecording).

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : DEFENSE TECHNICAL INFORMATION CENTER ALEXANDRIA VA

Personal Author(s) : Wayman, Richard J. ; Wilson, Holly J. ; Cupp, Christian M.

Report Date : 01 APR 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : Physical description: 1 VHS video; 1/2 in.; col.; sd.; mono.; 16 mins.; Standard playback sp. The Defense RDT and E Online System (DROLS) training video is designed to tutor new and infrequent DROLS users in the basic operational skills needed to navigate the system. This video concentrates on building search strategies by employing the use of Boolean Operators, DTIC's Thesaurus of controlled vocabulary, and Inverted File browsing feature. The use of special search options such as truncation, hierarchy, and term weighting are also addressed

Descriptors :   *VIDEO TAPES, *INFORMATION RETRIEVAL, *SEARCHING, *DATA BASES, COMPUTER AIDED INSTRUCTION, ONLINE SYSTEMS, USER NEEDS.

Subject Categories : Recording and Playback Devices
      Computer Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE