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Supporting cooperative working using shared notebooks.

Turner, Phil and Turner, Susan (1997) Supporting cooperative working using shared notebooks. In: Proceedings of the fifth conference on European Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work. Kluwer, MA, USA, pp. 281-295. ISBN 0-7923-4638-6

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This paper discusses the use of a shared cooperative notebook by a group of software engineers and support staff distributed over two sites. The design: of the notebook is described and results of the pilot trial reported It was found that the system was an effective means of sharing information for the non-technical staff but required much greater integration with other information systems and the actual rather than perceived working practices of users Issues which appeared to influence the results were the distinction between formal and informal information and the parallel rather than genuinely cooperative work patterns of the technical staff

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 0-7923-4638-6
Uncontrolled Keywords: shared cooperative notebook; information sharing; formal/informal; cooperation;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 005 Computer programming, programs & data
Library of Congress Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Item ID: 3144
Depositing User: Computing Research
Date Deposited: 13 Sep 2010 15:29
Last Modified: 13 Sep 2010 15:29
URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/3144

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