welcome screen

What is welcome screen?

welcome screen meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:

The first screen a user encounters upon logging on to a database, Web site, or application program (see this example). A well-designed welcome screen gives the title, scope and coverage, name of author and/or producer, host, and a basic set of options, with instructions for using the system and a link to a more detailed help screen if needed. A well-designed interface includes a direct link back to the welcome screen on all subordinate screens.


reference: ABC-CLIO