What does the user look for from an online host

What does the user look for from an online host The paper examines the user's requirements from an online host, from the point of view of the inexperienced or nonuser and the experienced information specialist. The historical reactions of users who came early to online are recounted with the manner in which information on online was passed on to new users at that time. The article goes on to examine the needs of nonusers who are not information specialists and inexperienced users with some retrieval knowledge, before examining the experienced information specialist's expectations from an online host today. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Online Review Emerald Publishing

What does the user look for from an online host

Online Review, Volume 15 (3/4): 14 – Mar 1, 1991

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0309-314X
DOI
10.1108/eb024373
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Abstract

The paper examines the user's requirements from an online host, from the point of view of the inexperienced or nonuser and the experienced information specialist. The historical reactions of users who came early to online are recounted with the manner in which information on online was passed on to new users at that time. The article goes on to examine the needs of nonusers who are not information specialists and inexperienced users with some retrieval knowledge, before examining the experienced information specialist's expectations from an online host today.

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Online ReviewEmerald Publishing

Published: Mar 1, 1991

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