Accession Number : ADP005624

Title :   User Needs and How to Determine Them,

Corporate Author : TECHNISCH DOCUMENTATIE EN INFORMATIE CENTRUM VOOR DE KRIJGSMACHT THE HAGUE (NE THERLANDS)

Personal Author(s) : Breas, G. M.

Report Date : APR 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 2

Abstract : During the process of establishing and running an information service it is essential to have a good knowledge of user needs. There are several ways of looking at user needs and several methods of determining them. This paper deals with three ways of studying user needs and several methods determing them. This paper deals with three ways of studying user needs the accompanying ways to determine them. First, when planning and designing an information service, one has to know the potential users. The second way of looking at information is to study the information itself. The third way of looking at user needs is through the form of the information.

Descriptors :   *TECHNICAL INFORMATION CENTERS, *USER NEEDS, SYSTEMS ENGINEERING, REQUIREMENTS.

Subject Categories : Information Science

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE