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Search Practices and Search Strategies with BTX

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Immer, Nikolaus (Zentralarchiv für empirische Sozialforschung, Universität zu Köln)
  • Mochmann, Ekkehard (Zentralarchiv für empirische Sozialforschung, Universität zu Köln)
  • Scheuch, Erwin K. (Zentralarchiv für empirische Sozialforschung, Universität zu Köln)
Publication Date
1984
Contributor
  • Zentralarchiv fuer empirische Sozialforschung, Universitaet zu Koeln (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Communication, Public Opinion, Media
Description
  • Abstract

    The practices of BTX users in searching for information with the help of the BTX system. Topics: Both a survey and participant observation were conducted. 1. The questionnaire: private or occupational BTX use; problems in the search for information; self-assessment of operating certainty and intensity of BTX use; BTX offerings used; preferred search strategy; behavior after unsuccessful search; ´BTX expert´ in household; available directories of search possibilities; development of certainty in dealing with BTX equipment; typical experiences and recommendations for improvement of BTX. 2. Participant observation: three self-selected and five prescribed search tasks were to be solved by the respondent in the presence of the observer. In this the search strategies, the operating errors and the result of the search were recorded.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1983-03 / 1983-04
Geographic Coverage
  • Duesseldorf (DE-NW-DUS)
  • Neuss (DE-NW-NSS)
  • Ratingen (DE-NW-RAT)
  • Meerbusch (DE-NW-MRH)
  • Erkrath (DE-NW-EKA)
  • Hilden (DE-NW-HID)
  • Mettmann (DE-NW-MET)
  • Kaarst (DE-NW-KAA)
  • Dormagen (DE-NW-DMG)
Sampled Universe
Participants in a BTX experiment.
Sampling
Multi-stage stratified sampling
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire and participant observation of search practices
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 68
    Number of Variables: 354
Availability
Delivery
C - Data and documents are only released for academic research and teaching after the data depositor’s written authorization. For this purpose the Data Archive obtains a written permission with specification of the user and the analysis intention.
Rights
All metadata from GESIS DBK are available free of restriction under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. However, GESIS requests that you actively acknowledge and give attribution to all metadata sources, such as the data providers and any data aggregators, including GESIS. For further information see https://dbk.gesis.org/dbksearch/guidelines.asp
Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1315 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Immer, Nikolaus; Mochmann, Ekkehard; Scheuch, Erwin K.: Suchverhalten und Suchstrategien bei Bildschirmtext: Teilprojekt im Rahmen der wissenschaftlichen Begleitforschung Feldversuch Bildschirmtext in Düsseldorf/Neuß. Düsseldorf: Information der Landesregierung Nordrhein-Westfalen, 1983. (Suchverhalten und Suchstrategien Band 9)

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 77 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Immer, Nikolaus; Mochmann, Ekkehard; Scheuch, Erwin K. (1984): Suchverhalten und Suchstrategien bei Bildschirmtext. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.1315