Accession Number:

ADA256736

Title:

Information Dissemination: Case Studies on Electronic Dissemination at Four Agencies.

Descriptive Note:

Information dissemination

Corporate Author:

GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC INFORMATION MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1992-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

48.0

Abstract:

The U.S. Department of Agricultures USDA Computerized Information Delivery Service CIDS is a system to electronically disseminate a wide range of perishable and time-sensitive agricultural data to news and information services for distribution to their subscribers or to others interested in large amounts of USDA information. Perishable and time-sensitive data are defined as data with a limited useful life data that lose their significance if they do not reach the proper users in a timely manner and data that, when replaced, are completely replaced. Some of the information provided by CIDS includes crop, livestock, and price statistics export sales reports and foreign agriculture trade leads.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE