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ERIC Number: ED047753
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-May-20
Reference Count: 0
Cost Effectiveness of Information Systems.
American Chemical Society, Washington, DC.
The values of an information service depend primarily upon two things: they either save time or they increase the literature coverage. This study attempts to measure these factors from data gathered by a questionnaire which was sent to a selected group of industrial chemists. Thus the habits of a statistically meaningful sample of industrial chemists in their use of information services were explored and a crude model for at least a semiquantitative determination of the cost-effectiveness of information systems was developed. (Author/NH)
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Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Chemical Society, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Scientific and Technical Information
Note: A Report by the Subcommittee on the Economics of Chemical Information of the Committee on Corporation Associates