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Planning to Deliver Scientific Information to the Next Generation of Scientists

Published

Author(s)

Terrie Wheeler, Mylene S. Ouimette

Abstract

The Information Services Division (ISD) of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) sought to determine the information needs of the millennial scientists who will be entering its workforce in the next five years. Conducted as a two-year study, this paper covers the findings of year one. It suggests various ways that librarians can learn about their users information seeking behaviors, especially those of its future users.
Citation
Ifla Journal-International Federation of Library Associations

Keywords

human-computer interaction, information seeking behavior, information services, libraries, millennial generation, multi-tasking

Citation

Wheeler, T. and Ouimette, M. (2008), Planning to Deliver Scientific Information to the Next Generation of Scientists, Ifla Journal-International Federation of Library Associations (Accessed May 27, 2024)

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Created October 16, 2008