+ Translate

Is there a user in the house? Connecting with the user of information services

, : Is there a user in the house? Connecting with the user of information services. Information Development 6(1): 43-48

This fifth in a series of articles on the activities of the Information Sciences Division (ISD) of the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) discusses some factors affecting the use of information products and services, particularly among the least privileged sectors of society. It argues in favour of developing indigenous capabilities for collecting, processing and disseminating both locally- and externally-generated information.

(PDF same-day service: $19.90)

Accession: 001871175

DOI: 10.1177/026666699000600109

Submit PDF Full Text: Here

Submit PDF Full Text

No spam - Every submission is manually reviewed

Due to poor quality, we do not accept files from Researchgate

Submitted PDF Full Texts will always be free for everyone
(We only charge for PDFs that we need to acquire)

Select a PDF file:

Related references

Alejandro, R.Chávez.; Colin, L.Mercado., 2014: A methodology for connecting user centered design (UCD) with eco-design. The possibility of migration of products to services based on the user acceptance. The consumer products generation is one of the main engines that fuel the planet's environmental problems, reduction of environmental impacts associated with the products has been studied from various aspects between them, the supply of produ...

Standish, S., 1995: User involvement. BUG-ging (Bromley user group) mental health services. Health Service Journal 105(5474): 25-25

Harding, A.L., 2010: Efficiency of user charges. Reducing user fees often reduces supply of services. Bmj 341: C5300-C5300

Giannakopoulou, C.; Fakoya, A.; Aina, A.; Campbell, Tás., 2006: User involvement in the provision of HIV services: some lessons learned from a user group in an HIV treatment centre in London. In recent years attention has been focused on the greater participation of health service users in the identification of health service need, service design and delivery and service evaluation. This approach attempts to improve communication betwe...

Kwak, Y.S.; Jeon, H.S.; Choi, Y.S.; Cho, H., 1999: Study of user preference of graphic user interface in laboratory information system. In order to elucidate employees satisfaction levels in using graphic user interface. (GUI) in a laboratory information system (LIS), users attitudes toward GUI versus CUI. (Character User Interface) in a similar LIS were surveyed one month after i...

Das, A.Kumar., 2016: A secure user anonymity-preserving three-factor remote user authentication scheme for the telecare medicine information systems. Recent advanced technology enables the telecare medicine information system (TMIS) for the patients to gain the health monitoring facility at home and also to access medical services over the Internet of mobile networks. Several remote user authen...

Rosenbloom, S.Trent.; Geissbuhler, A.J.; Dupont, W.D.; Giuse, D.A.; Talbert, D.A.; Tierney, W.M.; Plummer, W.Dale.; Stead, W.W.; Miller, R.A., 2005: Effect of CPOE user interface design on user-initiated access to educational and patient information during clinical care. Authors evaluated whether displaying context sensitive links to infrequently accessed educational materials and patient information via the user interface of an inpatient computerized care provider order entry (CPOE) system would affect access rat...

Ramanna, B.S.ngameswaran, S., 1983: User-oriented information services: role of National Information Centre for Food Science and Technology (NICFOS). Indian food industry 2(1): 10-12

Yerke, T.B., 1974: The California forest research information network (CALFORNET). Cooperative information services to a specialized user population. Describes the further development of the information service at the Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station [cf. FA 33, 3612]. National and local sources of forest research information are now included and the system is widely used b...

Bichteler J., 1979: Geoscience information sources and services from the user's viewpoint. Pages 263-270 1979