Electronic documents: from modern use to digital memory. Its initial goal, namely deepening the analysis of problems associated with an electronic document, in the light of the experience of more advanced countries in this area, in the opinion of many participants, has been fully achieved. Awareness of the problems faced by all parties interested in an electronic document (document managers, computer specialists, producers, lawyers). It was emphasized during the discussions that marked the seminar. This is another goal that this event has achieved. This could not have happened without the richness and relevance of the presentations and presentations of our speakers, which focused on three main topics.
With the advent of information and communication technologies (ICT), and the development of program for documentation that will usher in a new era of globalization, the so-called digital electronic document continues to unconditionally spread in the university environment, along with printed documents. Both in documentation centers and in various information services of universities, public and private organizations, and even at home, digital documents are becoming accessible and more generalized.
New methods or ways to access information are developing and multiplying, and work habits are changing. The tools of modern technologies facilitate access to information, as they underlie the emergence of new research practices and the use of digital resources. ICTs have very progressively integrated new research methods other than print ones, such as browsing the Internet, reading messages on the screen or reading on tablets and e-books, iPod, Kindle. Many electronic devices provide researchers (users) with functions that allow them to extract text, images, sounds, comment on them, comment on them, and sometimes jointly create works in digital format. These devices make a huge contribution to the formation of forums or the emergence of important virtual scientific communities that go beyond geographical, cultural and linguistic boundaries, with the advent of translation software that can translate text into several languages other than this.
Based on a reading of the extensive literature existing in university libraries, our approach suggests evaluating the practice of using the program for documents in a purely digital context. What are the new forms of access to document content that are available to users?
Has the emergence of digital technologies for the interaction of researchers and / or the production of scientific and / or pedagogical work in their institutions? In connection with these issues, we assume that the practice of users of an electronic document will be combined with old practices (a printed document) in a hybridization logic that generates new ways of using that would not violate the old ones, but that would integrate new forms of access to content or even important communication around documents and subject.
For most respondents who consider normal electronic research, it is often limited to reading excerpts from a document to extract the main idea, rather than a complete reading. This lack of inflow, according to most researchers, is explained by the lack and / or very often weak technical knowledge that allows more efficient use of a computer tool for the efficient operation of available electronic resources and the lack of conceptual and cognitive guidelines for researchers familiar with digital media. This is the concept of indexing, which requires mastering subject headings for quick and easy access to electronic documents online. Researchers’ guidelines are mainly derived from their practice of printed documents. Changes in the media are making simultaneous changes to the guidelines. Thus, setting new benchmarks seems difficult for users.
Compared to a printed document, 14% believe that electronic search is no different from paper search, since it has not changed reading habits too much, except for modifying the medium; while the vast majority, 86%, find a big difference, because the user somewhere is forced to program his reading based on technical requirements.