Organizational structure and operation of defense/aerospace information centers in the United States of AmericaU.S. Government aerospace and defense information centers are addressed. DTIC and NASA are described in terms of their history, operational authority, information services provided, user community, sources of information collected, efforts under way to improve services, and external agreements regarding the exchange of documents and/or data bases. Contents show how DTIC and NASA provide aerospace/defense information services in support of U.S. research and development efforts. In a general introduction, the importance of scientific and technical information and the need for information centers to acquire, handle, and disseminate it are stressed.
Sauter, H. E. (Defense Technical Information Center Alexandria, Va., United States)
Lushina, L. N. (NASA Headquarters Washington, DC United States)
August 11, 2013
March 1, 1983
Publication: AGARD Use of Sci. and Tech. Inform. in the NATO Countries