Meeting the Information Service Needs of Researchers: A Case Study of the Research Center for Science and Technology Area (Puspiptek – Indonesia)

Abstract

Research center for science and technology, known as Puspiptek area, is the name of the Largest Research Area in Indonesia. In this area there are three research institutions under the coordination of State Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education. Information services to support research activities in this region provided by Center for Scientific Documentation and Information, Indonesian Institue of Sciences (PDII-LIPI). Information services provided include journal, handbook, standard, etc. The rapid advancement of information technology has changed the expectations of the information services of the researchers. Therefore, information services need to make innovations so as to meet the needs of information of the user. The study aims to identify the needs of information (content, form of information (digital or printed), and means of communication) of researchers in the region of Puspiptek Indonesia. The method used was a survey through questionnaires with respondents are researchers in the region Puspiptek Indonesia. Results of the research is a recommendation for enhancement of the quality of information services through development of the appropriate information services.



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Ira Maryati, Indonesian Institute of Sciences (PDII-LIPI), Indonesia
Rahartri, Indonesian Institute of Sciences (PDII-LIPI), Indonesia

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Conference: LibrAsia2016
Stream: Librarianship - Information architectures, resources, services and promotion

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