Wood Utilization Research Dissemination on the World Wide Web: A Case Study

  • Authors: Schmoldt, Daniel L.; Winn, Matthew F.; Araman, Philip A.
  • Publication Year: 1997
  • Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
  • Source: Forest Products Journal. 47(6): 25-31.

Abstract

Because many research products are informational rather than tangible, emerging information technologies, such as the multi-media format of the World Wide Web, provide an open and easily accessible mechanism for transferring research to user groups. We have found steady, increasing use of our Web site over the first 6-1/2 months of operation; almost one-third of the Web pages accessed were publication abstract pages. By comparing subject areas of reprints requested and abstract pages viewed with the number of reprints requested, we can infer how well our research products are meeting our clientele's needs.

  • Citation: Schmoldt, Daniel L.; Winn, Matthew F.; Araman, Philip A. 1997. Wood Utilization Research Dissemination on the World Wide Web: A Case Study. Forest Products Journal. 47(6): 25-31.
  • Posted Date: April 1, 1980
  • Modified Date: August 22, 2006
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