Accession Number : AD0762388

Title :   Benutzergewohnheiten und informationsbedarf. Erfahrungen einer zentralen Dokumentations- und informationsstelle (User Attitude and Information Need. Experiences of a Centralized Documentation and Information Center),

Corporate Author : DEUTSCHE FORSCHUNGS- UND VERSUCHSANSTALT FUER LUFT- UND RAUMFAHRT E V MUNICH (WEST GERMANY)

Personal Author(s) : Tittlbach,G.

Report Date : 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : User attitudes and requirements are analyzed to determine the optimum organization and the efficiency of a major information center. The analysis is based on a study of the flow of information from author to user, on the subjects covered and type of user (institution and field of work). User habits are considered according to the demand for information services and the communication between user and information scientist. User requirements are discussed as regards information sources, type, topicality and relevance of the information, precision, form and speed of the information service and user effort.

Descriptors :   (*TECHNICAL INFORMATION CENTERS, EFFECTIVENESS), INFORMATION RETRIEVAL, ATTITUDES(PSYCHOLOGY), OPTIMIZATION, WEST GERMANY

Subject Categories : Information Science

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE