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Information 2000: a Dutch view

G.M. van Trier (Raad van Advies voor Bibliotheekwezen en Informatieverzorging (Netherlands Council for Libraries and Information Services), Prins Willem Alexanderhof 5, Postbus 95314, 2509 CH Den Haag, The Netherlands)

The Electronic Library

ISSN: 0264-0473

Article publication date: 1 March 1992



At the end of 1990 The Netherlands Council for Libraries and Information Services (RABIN) decided to carry out a forecasting exercise covering the information services sector as a whole. Several important issues for the study were derived from the Information UK 2000 study; however, the design of the RABIN exercise is different. Firstly, RABIN commissioned a research organisation in Tilburg (IVA) to carry out a Delphi study. A questionnaire was sent to nearly 200 information experts in the field of medicine, law and the general public. The answers of 94 experts were analysed for the next stage of the research: the outcome of the questionnaire was discussed by three groups of experts selected from the people who completed the questionnaire. The results of this exercise are published in a separate report.


van Trier, G.M. (1992), "Information 2000: a Dutch view", The Electronic Library, Vol. 10 No. 3, pp. 151-154.




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