Document (#18412)

Author
Tenopir, C.
Title
Common end user errors
Source
Library journal. 122(1997) no.8, S.31-32
Year
1997
Abstract
Observes that whether in academic, special, or public libraries or on commercial online systems, CD-ROM, the online catalogue, or the Internet, certain end user errors crop up repeatedly. Details the main errors, which include input errors, errors arising from confusion in the face of different interfaces and screen designs, Boolean logic errors, term errors, conceptual errors, and errors due to the fact that users do not read instructions. Concludes that systems must solve the trivial errors automatically, but user instruction librarians must help solve the more complex problems
Theme
Benutzerstudien

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