ERIC Number: ED111430
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Jun-30
Reference Count: N/A
Wisconsin's ERIC On-Line Information Retrieval - Demonstration and Research. (Information Retrieval and Research Project). Final Report.
Lambert, Roger H.; Grady, Carl R.
In compiling the final report of Wisconsin's ERIC on-line Information Retrieval Demonstration and Research Project, an extensive review of research on information science, user needs and perceptions, and information use and saturation was seen as a vital first step. Such knowledge might help explain the successes and failures of the Project, which placed display terminals linked to the ERIC data base in four districts and provided training in use of the systems for district personnel. Numerous successful searches were conducted for users, though breakdowns in the new computer program caused some dissatisfaction. Improved service could result from acceptance of the linker/gatekeeper model in information dissemination. Standard data such as costs, description of services, user documentation, forms, and reports have been collected in appendixes. (LS)
Descriptors: Computer Oriented Programs, Demonstration Programs, Educational Research, Futures (of Society), Information Dissemination, Information Needs, Information Retrieval, Information Science, Information Sources, Information Storage, Information Systems, Information Utilization, Library Services, Online Systems, Program Evaluation, Research Reviews (Publications), Search Strategies, Technological Advancement
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.; Wisconsin State Board of Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education, Madison.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Center for Studies in Vocational and Technical Education.