ERIC Number: ED059412
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Jan
Reference Count: 0
The Management of Information Analysis Centers: Proceedings of a Forum Sponsored by the COSATI Panel on Information Analysis Centers.
Smith, William A., Ed.
The papers given at the May 17-19, 1971 forum on Management of Information Analysis Centers held at the National Bureau of Standards in Gaithersburg, Md. are presented in four sessions separated by topic. Besides the welcoming remarks and the keynote address, session 1 contains three general papers on information analysis centers and automatic data processing, abstracting and indexing services, and marketing. Session 2, on automatic data processing operations and applications, includes papers on establishing a computerized file, information processing techniques for small semi-automated, scientifically-oriented data centers, user acceptance of an interactive retrieval system, inputting techniques, and computer usage in a large data center. The third session, on abstracting and indexing services, includes case studies of ERIC/CLIS and the Air Force Machinability Center, the role of secondary services, a profile of scientific-technical tape information services, NSIC computerized information techniques, and the trends in services. Session 4, marketing, includes case studies of DoD, Copper Data Center, Plastics Technical Evaluation Center, and information analysis centers' liaison with professional organizations, commercial firms, and the private sector. (Author)
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Authoring Institution: Federal Council for Science and Technology, Washington, DC. Committee on Scientific and Technical Information.
Note: Prepared by ERIC Clearinghouse on Library and Information Sciences, Washington, D. C. with partial support from the National Science Foundation