ERIC Number: EJ439862
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
End-User Searching: Program Review and Future Prospects.
Barbuto, Domenica M.; Cevallos, Elena E.
RQ, v31 n2 p214-27 Win 1991
Describes a survey of library users at Hofstra University that was conducted to determine how well end-user search services satisfy information needs and the extent to which users apply concepts and techniques emphasized in the training program. The impact of thesaurus use is examined and modifications in training are recommended. (four references) (LRW)
Descriptors: College Libraries, Databases, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Information Needs, Library Instruction, Library Services, Online Searching, Optical Data Disks, Questionnaires, Reference Services, Search Strategies, Surveys, Thesauri, Training Methods, User Needs (Information), User Satisfaction (Information)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A