Information science and the scientist. A look at information requirements and the technologies available to scientists in the pursuit of information

Benning, A.L. (1990) Information science and the scientist. A look at information requirements and the technologies available to scientists in the pursuit of information. In: Fifty-eighth annual report for the year ended 31st March 1990. Ambleside, UK, Freshwater Biological Association, pp. 55-67. (Annual Report, Freshwater Biological Association, Ambleside)

[img]
Preview
PDF (The document's language is English .) - Requires a PDF viewer such as GSview, Xpdf or Adobe Acrobat Reader
Download (429Kb) | Preview

Abstract

A review article looking at the type of information requirements commonly shared by scientists and their use of traditional information services. Areas covered include primary requirements of IFE (Institute of Freshwater Ecology) staff, pure versus applied research, informal and personal sources of information, and traditional library and information services. It goes on to describe how research into information systems and technology may improve the wider accessibility and use of information to the scientific community. Technologies covered include online databases, telecommunications, gateways, expert systems, optical technology and applications of CDROM.

Item Type: Book Section
Title: Information science and the scientist. A look at information requirements and the technologies available to scientists in the pursuit of information
Personal Creator/Author:
CreatorsEmail
Benning, A.L.
Title of Book: Fifty-eighth annual report for the year ended 31st March 1990
Refereed: No
Series Name: Annual Report, Freshwater Biological Association, Ambleside
Page Range: pp. 55-67
Date: 1990
Publisher: Freshwater Biological Association
Place of Publication: Ambleside, UK
Issuing Agency: Freshwater Biological Association
Uncontrolled Keywords: Freshwater ecology; Research institutions; Research; Information scientists; Information services; Annual reports; England; Lake District
Subjects: Ecology
Environment
Information Management
Item ID: 5124
Depositing User: Mrs Christine Davey
Date Deposited: 10 May 2011 17:20
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2011 15:23
URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/5124

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item

Document Downloads

More statistics for this item...