Development of an Information Sheet for Intermediary Users of the Defense Technical Information Center's Defense RDT&E Online System.
DEFENSE TECHNICAL INFORMATION CENTER ALEXANDRIA VA OFFICE OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND TECHNOLOGY
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Concurrent with the growth and development of online databases is the increasing size of the online user population. A continual need exists to investigate new ways to be of service to and communicate with the online user. This paper discusses the development of a search aid based on a current topic for intermediary users of the Defense Technical Information Centers DTICs Defense RDTE Online Systems DROLS. This product is a bimonthly information sheet entitled CURRENT TOPICS FOR DROLS SEARCHERS. Although some of the ideas discussed may be applicable to end users, the research focused on the DROLS intermediary user. Keywords On line systems DROLSDefense RDTE Online System Search strategy User needs Training Information retrieval DTIC Defense Technical Information Center.
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