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Literature of disasters from the human factors point of view: a descriptive analysis

Nestor L. Osorio (Professor and Science‐Engineering Librarian at Northern Illinois University Libraries, DeKalb, Illinois, USA)
Jitka Hurych (Professor and Head of Science Engineering and Business Department at Northern Illinois University Libraries, DeKalb, Illinois, USA)

Collection Building

ISSN: 0160-4953

Article publication date: 1 June 2004

Abstract

Based on information derived from bibliographic titles in Ergonomic Abstracts, this paper analyzes research done on human factors in disaster management. A bibliometric analysis is done to identify the most useful material in this important and timely subject area.

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Osorio, N.L. and Hurych, J. (2004), "Literature of disasters from the human factors point of view: a descriptive analysis", Collection Building, Vol. 23 No. 2, pp. 64-72. https://doi.org/10.1108/01604950410530390

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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