Accession Number:

AD0468297

Title:

RESULTS OF AFRPL TECHNICAL INFORMATION FACILITY SURVEY

Descriptive Note:

Final technical rept.

Corporate Author:

LOCKHEED-CALIFORNIA CO BURBANK

Report Date:

1965-08-15

Pagination or Media Count:

78.0

Abstract:

This study is concerned with the technical information services required by personnel of the Air Force Rocket Propulsion Laboratory in support of their RD activities. An on-site survey consisting of personal interviews and investigation of the documentation and library situation was conducted. Results indicate increased documentation and library services are urgently needed. Specifically recommended are 1 immediate construction of a centrally located classified vault, 2 rapid assimilation of 8000 scattered documents into a simple but effective automated retrieval system, 3 a more sophisticated system for currently received documents, 4 an active selection and acquisition program, 5 literature search services, 6 remodeling of AFRPL and Chemistry Lab. libraries, and 7 increase of library staff. Survey coverage, results and analysis are presented together with detailed recommendations.

Subject Categories:

  • Information Science

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE