You're not getting any hits because the name is not Jensen, it's Jansen. I'm not sure where Jensen came from but the OAIster indexes here have Jansen.
josh On 10/24/07 6:04 PM, "Jonathan Rochkind" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > I'm messing with SRU search of http://indexdata.dk/opencontent/oaister > > I have some behavior I can't explain. There's this article that is in > OAISter, called ""Resurrection and Appropriation: Reputational > Trajectories, Memory Work, and the Political Use of Historical Figures" > by "Robert S. Jensen". > > I do an SRU search with query: > dc.title = "Resurrection and Appropriation: Reputational Trajectories, > Memory Work, and the Political Use of Historical Figures" > And I find the record, one hit. Good. You too could try, and see what > the DC returned looks like. It does have a dc:creator of Robert S. Jensen. > > But I try a search that includes the author. > dc.title = "Resurrection and Appropriation: Reputational Trajectories, > Memory Work, and the Political Use of Historical Figures" and dc.creator > = "Jensen" > > 0 hits. > and cql.serverChoice = "Jensen" => 0 hits > > Same using full name "Robert S. Jensen" (just as it appears in the > record), with cql.serverChoice or dc.creator. > > Is this just a bad index, or is something else going on, or what? As I > try sample searches on title and author, I keep running into false > negatives for things that ought to be in the OAISter index. Sometimes I > can figure out why (title not quite right; title has curly quotes, index > does not, etc.), but in this case I have no idea. But the net result is > it's hard to actually find your known item this way, via an automated > search on known item metadata. > > Jonathan > > > -- > Jonathan Rochkind > Digital Services Software Engineer > The Sheridan Libraries > Johns Hopkins University > 410.516.8886 > rochkind (at) jhu.edu