Understanding User Behaviour and its Metrics: The Needs of Scholarly Authors and Researchers

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Proceedings titleInformation Services and Use
ConferenceICSTI Winter Public Conference, The British Library Conference Centre, Jan. 22, 2007, The British Library Conference Centre, London, UK
Pages334; # of pages: 32
SubjectTrends; Research; Accounts; Needs assessment; Behavior; Information needs; User education; Science; Scientists
AbstractThe article discusses the various aspects of user behavior and trends which would be important topics. The author affirmed that they were guilty of assuming what users want. He looks at how those assumptions were challenged by sophisticated evidence-based studies that had heightened by digital system, which respond the changing needs of researchers operation in line of science. In this regard, two scientists provide accounts how to respond the information challenges they faced in their respective fields.
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PublisherIOS Press
AffiliationNRC Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information; National Research Council Canada
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NPARC number18806224
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