Use of technical reports and standards

Sridhar, M. S. Use of technical reports and standards. IASLIC Bulletin, 1984, vol. 29, n. 3, pp. 99-106. [Journal article (Paginated)]


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Systematic random sample of technical reports and standards of ISRO Satellite Centre (ISAC) Library has been examined to record over 400 lent out use. The use of reports has been analysed with frequency table to identify the unused and fairly used reports. The relative use of reports of different issuing agencies, of different year of publication and year of acquisition are discussed. The longitudinal use of reports over time factor is examined. Notes scarce use of reports and negligible use of standards. Provides appropriate feedback for collection development

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: User studies, use studies, space technologists, technical reports, standards
Subjects: C. Users, literacy and reading. > CA. Use studies.
Depositing user: Dr. M S Sridhar
Date deposited: 24 Oct 2007
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:09


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