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IMCS/Publications/CSJM/Issues/CSJM v.20, n.2 (59), 2012/

Usability in Scientific Databases

Authors: Ana-Maria Suduc, Mihai Bîzoi, Florin Gheorghe Filip
Keywords: usability, information systems, scientific databases

Abstract

Usability, most often defined as the ease of use and acceptability of a system, affects the users' performance and their job satisfaction when working with a machine. Therefore, usability is a very important aspect which must be considered in the process of a system development. The paper presents several numerical data related to the history of the scientific research of the usability of information systems, as it is viewed in the information provided by three important scientific databases, Science Direct, ACM Digital Library and IEEE Xplore Digital Library, at different queries related to this field.

Ana-Maria Suduc1, Mihai Bîzoi1, Florin Gheorghe Filip2
1 VALAHIA University of Targoviste,
Blvd. Carol I, No. 2, 130024, Targoviste,
Dambovita, ROMANIA

2Romanian Academy: BAR and INCE,
Calea Victoriei 125, and ICI Bucharest, ROMANIA
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