ATTRIBUTES OF QUALITY ASSOCIATED WITH DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVES ON ABSTRACTS AND ABSTRACTING
Process perspective Service perspective Exhaustivity Customer satisfaction Accuracy Cost-effectiveness Readability Cohesion/coherence User perspective Cost Cost Value Product perspective Consistency Process/product perspective Brevity Density Cost Cost
Article citation (abstracting
and indexing or A&I) databases and other secondary information resources (such as reviews) are now commonplace services offered to library patrons alongside access to catalogs; they are available from a wide range of sources scattered across the network, from local mounts and from CD-ROM based systems.
Wilson Art Abstracts provides a comprehensive and up-to-date record, with indexing as far back as September 1984 and abstracting
as far back as January 1994.
Wilson Applied Science & Technology Abstracts provides information in the fields of engineering, technology, and science with comprehensive abstracting
and indexing of approximately 400 core scientific and technical publications.
Business Periodicals Index (BPI) and Wilson Business Abstract (WBA) now include indexing and abstracting
of articles from the Wall Street Journal (*** Eastern Edition) as well as the Business Section of The New York Times (Late New York Edition).