Jinfo SubscriptionJinfo survey on current awareness - 2016

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Robin Neidorf presents analysis of the Jinfo survey on current awareness, covering areas such as:

  • Why the research focused on the use-case for current awareness

  • Introduction to the methodology - survey and benchmarking exercise

  • The variety of approaches to tackling current awareness

  • Respondent job titles and industries represented

  • Changes in content and technology for current awareness

  • Actions respondents have taken around current awareness over the last two years, from changing supplier to increasing awareness of the need for a budget for this activity

  • Priority features of current awareness systems, from ability to filter source list to visibility into usage data

  • Content sources in use, from Avention to Informa and Westlaw

  • Technology used to collect and manage current awareness content, from "nothing" and "internally developed" to well known names such as Factiva and Newsdesk

  • Technology used to deliver or make visible current awareness content - and those they're considering for future use

  • Respondents' satisfaction with elements of their current awareness approach, from right content at right price, to information staff time required to manage

  • Barriers to effective current awareness solutions, from lack of input from stakeholders to validation of content expenditure.

Produced by Robin Neidorf

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