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Title: Providing personalised news alerting services to end users
Authors: Pek, Sara Leng Leng.
Keywords: DRNTU::Library and information science::Libraries::Information services and centres
Issue Date: 1998
Abstract: This thesis looked at the preparation and implications of providing personalised news alerting services to the end users in an industrial property development organisation. Twenty-eight business planning officers and fifty-five heads of department were identified as the potential users of the services. Three areas of focus set the direction of the literature review: the business environment, environmental scanning and information filtering systems. The aim of this study is to: > Understand the information needs of the potential users > Gauge the demand of personalised news alerting services > Review major types and key attributes of news alerting services > Identify the problems and challenges of providing these services
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