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Paul Blake (As chief reporter of the monthly newspaper Information World Review, the writer keeps a constant watch on developments in electronic and optical information services. In every issue of Online & CDROM Review he will give his personal summary of recent events of interest.)

Online and CD-Rom Review

ISSN: 1353-2642

Article publication date: 1 April 1994


UMI goes online. The information industry is going through some dramatic changes and this is well illustrated by the unveiling of a new service from UMI. It is to launch an online service which combines images of newspaper and magazine articles with ASCII text, and intends selling it directly to users from early next year. It has also offered gateway access to its existing third‐party vendors, Data‐Star Dialog and Mead Data Central, as well as other hosts.


Blake, P. (1994), "NEWS ROUNDUP", Online and CD-Rom Review, Vol. 18 No. 4, pp. 261-267.




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