Accession Number : ADA189971

Title :   The Engineer Studies Center Guide to Research and Data Collection.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Sep-Oct 87,

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER STUDIES CENTER FORT BELVOIR VA

Personal Author(s) : Taylor, Richard L ; Lehman, Douglas ; Davis, Jill

PDF Url : ADA189971

Report Date : 30 Nov 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 31

Abstract : THis paper provides tips and guidelines for use in facilitating better research and data collection when undertaking US Army studies and analysis. It is intended for use by analysts and military planners at the US Army Engineer Studies Center (ESC). However, the tips provided herein are applicable throughout the US Army study analysis community. This report specifically gives background on the ESC study process, focuses on the research phase of the ESC study process, provides ten tips for better research and data collection, and provides several observations on the research collection process. An annex listing selected libraries used often by ESC analysts is also provided. Keywords: Research, Data Collection, Corps of Engineers, Project Planning, Data Acquisition.

Descriptors :   ARMY, ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS, ARMY RESEARCH, COLLECTION, COMMUNITIES, DATA ACQUISITION, ENGINEERING, PLANNING

Subject Categories : Numerical Mathematics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE