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Title: What’s your question? The need for research information from the perspective of different user groups
Authors: Koopmans, Nieske Iris 
Keywords: research information management
user groups
surveys
Issue Date: Aug-2002
Publisher: euroCRIS
Kassel University Press
Source: Wolfgang Adamczak, Annemarie Nase (eds.), "Gaining Insight from Research Information": Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Current Research Information Systems (2002), p. 183-192
Series/Report no.: CRIS2002: 6th International Conference on Current Research Information Systems (Kassel, August 29-31, 2002)
Conference: CRIS2002 Conference 
Abstract: In this paper results of a field study into the need for research information of different user groups are presented: scientists, policy makers and policy researchers, industry and media. Main questions of semi-structured interviews were: what kind of research information users need, what kind of research information resources are used and which information resources are missing at the moment. User groups are missing for a diversity of reasons the overview of research, experts and institutes in the different scientific fields. Especially for the accessibility and transparency of the scientific world these overviews are reported to be needed. Neither Google nor any of the research institutes or policy research organisations are able to present surveys for different science fields at the moment. Giving users the possibility to search, browse and navigate through accessible and more specialised layers of research information might give answers to different user groups simultaneously.
Description: Presented at the CRIS2002 Conference in Kassel.-- 10 pages.-- Contains: Conference paper (PDF) + presentation.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11366/148
ISBN: 3-933146-844
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