Human Factors of Journal Usage and Design of Electronic Texts

  title={Human Factors of Journal Usage and Design of Electronic Texts},
  author={Andrew Dillon and John Richardson and Cliff McKnight},
  journal={Interacting with Computers},
The present paper reports on a study of journal usage amongst human factors researchers. The aim of the study was to shed light on how journals are used with a view to making recommendations about the development of a full-text, searchable database that would support such usage. The results indicate that levels of usage vary over time, the range of journals covered is small and readers overlook a large proportion of the contents of articles. Furthermore, three reading strategies are observed… CONTINUE READING

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