Cogent Communication: Overcoming Reading Overload

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Index*
Abstracting, of search results before research and development, 130
Abstracts. (See also Selective dissemination of abstracts.)
and abstract journals in overcoming reading overload, 47
condensation by, 41
for current awareness, 68
indexing time for nonorganic and organic, 20
in language-problem solution, 23
organization of, and reading overload from, 82
as surrogates, 64-68
Abundance, economy of, 220
Abuse, of people, reading overload and, 13
Acceptance, of messages, 196
Access
improvement of, 213
to literature and its surrogates, 140-148
Accidents
control of, 217
reading overload and, 7
Acquire-for-me, 28
Action, appeals for, 194
Actions. See Behavior.
Admonitions. (See also Terse Admonitions; Ultraterse Admonitions.) cogency of, 70
Advocacy (advice). (See also Terse Advocacy; Ultraterse Advocacy.)
cogency of, 70
gatekeepers in supply of, 123
Aforismos Cardiológicas, Terse Conclusions in, 73
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Indexed by Charles L. Bernier, Past President of the American Society of Indexers, in accordance with the guidelines of that Society.

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Table of contents

  • Recent Titles in Contributions in Librarianship and Information Science ii
  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Figures vii
  • Introduction ix
  • 1 3
  • 2 - Problems of Information Science 18
  • 3 - Reading Overload Awareness 31
  • 4 - Overcoming Reading Overload 45
  • 5 - Indexing 57
  • 6 - Condensed Surrogates 64
  • 7 - Organization of Surrogates 81
  • 8 - Selective Dissemination of Surrogates 92
  • 9 - Assimilating, Remembering, and Integrating 99
  • 10 - Complex Terse Literatures and Ultraterse Literatures 109
  • 11 - Message Diffusion 118
  • 12 - The Research and Development Helix 129
  • 13 - Access 140
  • 14 - The Psychological Basis for Cogency 149
  • 15 - The Source in Cogency 167
  • 16 - The Message in Cogency 180
  • 17 - The Receiver in Cogency 196
  • 18 - Reading and Doing 208
  • Appendix: Collectanea of Terse Conclusions 221
  • Bibliography 243
  • Index 255
  • About the Authors 281
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