ERIC Number: ED129243
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Factors Affecting the Acceptability of Microforms as a Reading Medium.
Spencer, Herbert; Reynolds, Linda
Based on visits to representative microform users and an extensive survey of relevant literature, a study was undertaken to assess the relative importance of factors affecting the acceptability of microforms as reading mediums. The following variables were considered: (1) microform characteristics; (2) equipment design; (3) work station design; (4) job characteristics; and (5) user characteristics. This report reviews the methodology employed, summarizes findings, and makes recommendations. (EMH)
Descriptors: Equipment Evaluation, Information Sources, Literature Reviews, Media Selection, Microform Readers, Microforms, Readability, Research Needs, State of the Art Reviews, Use Studies
Royal College of Art, 6 A Cromwell Place, London SW7 2NJ, England (3 pounds, English money)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Royal Coll. of Art, London (England).
Note: Prepared by Readability of Print Research Unit