ERIC Number: ED107264
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: N/A
SDI Investigation, 1967-1969. Volumes 1-5.
The investigation of the performance, economics, and acceptability to users of the selective dissemination of information (SDI) computer system that supported the International Information Service in Physics, Electrotechnology, Computers, and Control (INSPEC) during its initial testing phase is described. The initial design of the study, involving the setting up of regular weekly SDI service to some 600 users, is presented and is followed by evaluative information on the system's strengths and limitations. Extensive user and system performance data are included. (DGC)
Descriptors: Computer Oriented Programs, Computers, Electricity, Evaluation, Indexing, Information Needs, Information Retrieval, Information Services, Information Systems, Information Utilization, Investigations, Library Services, Physics, Pilot Projects, Program Evaluation, Reference Services, Relevance (Information Retrieval), Selective Dissemination of Information, Thesauri, Use Studies
INSPEC, The Institution of Electrical Engineers, Savoy Place, London, W.C.2, England ($30.00)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Institution of Electrical Engineers, London (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)