State library databases on the internet

Howard Falk (Bloomfield, New Jersey, USA)

The Electronic Library

ISSN: 0264-0473

Publication date: 1 August 2005

Abstract

Purpose

To describe the availability of online databases for library patrons in the USA.

Design/methodology/approach

A review of the present situation.

Findings

Online databases are now very widely available to library patrons in the United States, and many patrons can tap into these databases from their own computers. The larger libraries and library systems can afford to offer their own choice of databases to their patrons through their internet web sites.

Originality/value

Provides information of value to information professionals.

Keywords

Citation

Falk, H. (2005), "State library databases on the internet", The Electronic Library, Vol. 23 No. 4, pp. 492-498. https://doi.org/10.1108/02640470510611553

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Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2005, Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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