CD‐ROM as a library equivalent

Harold T. Reid (468 Academy, Ferndale, MI 48220, USA)

The Electronic Library

ISSN: 0264-0473

Publication date: 1 April 1992

Abstract

CD‐ROM technology has reached the point where just a few discs can equal the holdings of a small print library. Reference works used by libraries in hard copy are available on CD‐ROM; encyclopedias, news and periodicals are also in full text on disc. If the appropriate reference is found on disc, searchers need go no further than the CD‐ROM being examined. This article gives a brief overview of a number of CD‐ROMs which the author has bought to create his own personal library.

Citation

Reid, H.T. (1992), "CD‐ROM as a library equivalent", The Electronic Library, Vol. 10 No. 4, pp. 223-228. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb045165

Publisher

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MCB UP Ltd

Copyright © 1992, MCB UP Limited

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