You can use the Hitlist to analyze the success of your search, viewing the summaries to gauge whether the retrieved records might contain the kind of information you are seeking.
Note: If you execute a search that no records in the current database(s) satisfy, the Hitlist will contain the message "Search Produced Zero Hits."
You should use relevance ranking scores to determine which retrieved records are suitable for review. If the scores show a sharp decline in relevance at any point, you probably would not want to look at records beyond the drop-off; the less relevant records might contain relatively few hits.
If the slope of the scores is mostly level, it signals only a small distinction in relevance between retrieved records. In this case, you may want to refine your search query.
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