Accession Number:

AD0726650

Title:

Informal Communication among Scientists: A Study of the Information Exchange Group Program

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. (Part 1), 3 Feb 1961-1 Feb 1967

Corporate Author:

GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIV WASHINGTON DC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES COMMUNICATION PROJECT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

68.0

Abstract:

The report contains a review of the experimental program - its objectives, its operation and its conclusion. Tables and analyses are presented to describe the membership of the seven Information Exchange Groups IEGs the scientific literature exchanged under the program and the data collected by NIH in examining the role of informal exchange in the conduct of scientific research. Membership questionnaires which provided the data for NIH surveys were analyzed as the primary source of information on the results of the six-year experiment.

Subject Categories:

  • Information Science

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE