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Information Management: The National Technical Information Service's Dissemination of Technical Reports Needs Attention
GAO-14-781T: Published: Jul 23, 2014. Publicly Released: Jul 23, 2014.
The Department of Commerce's National Technical Information Service (NTIS) offers a variety of products and information-related services. Its products include a repository of scientific, technical, engineering, and business research reports, which it makes available individually as well as through subscriptions to its reports library. However, from fiscal year 2001 through 2011, costs for NTIS's p...
Information Management: National Technical Information Service's Dissemination of Technical Reports Needs Congressional Attention
GAO-13-99: Published: Nov 19, 2012. Publicly Released: Nov 19, 2012.
As a component of the Department of Commerce, the National Technical Information Service (NTIS) is organized into five primary offices that offer the public and federal agencies a variety of products and services. As of late October 2012, NTIS was supported by 181 staff, all except 6 of which held full-time positions. NTIS reports its progress toward agency goals to the Deputy Secretary of Commerc...
Information Management: Dissemination of Technical Reports
GAO-01-490: Published: May 18, 2001. Publicly Released: Jun 19, 2001.
This report reviews the Department of Commerce's National Technical Information Service (NTIS), which is a permanent repository and principal disseminator of scientific, technical, engineering, and business-related information. NTIS acquires research reports primarily from federal agencies and their contractors and grantees as well as from international sources. GAO discusses (1) the various funct...
High Performance Computing: Advanced Research Projects Agency Should Do More to Foster Program Goals
IMTEC-93-24: Published: May 17, 1993. Publicly Released: May 17, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Advanced Research Projects Agency's (ARPA) High Performance Computing (HPC) Program, focusing on: (1) ARPA distribution of advanced computers to research sites; (2) ARPA interaction with the research community; (3) the balance between HPC software and hardware investments; and (4) the barriers that impede technological progress and prevent ARPA...
Observations on Collection and Dissemination of Scientific, Technical, and Engineering Information
GGD-76-66: Published: Mar 19, 1976. Publicly Released: Nov 19, 1982.
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