ERIC Number: ED180436
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Information Resources and the Growth of Science and Technology in the United States.
Hersey, David F.
This overview deals with studies bearing on the role which information on research and development plays in science and technology in the United States, discussing in general terms the nature, benefits, and problems associated with the collection, dissemination, use, and value of such information in scientific and technological growth. Studies in the following areas are briefly reviewed: (1) the perception of the national need for information, (2) the identification of sources of information and its availability, (3) the identification and satisfaction of user needs, and (4) the development of a national policy on information. A bibliography provides references for the studies and reports cited in the text. (FM)
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Scientific and Technical Information