Computer‐based vertical files

The Electronic Library

ISSN: 0264-0473

Publication date: 1 April 1996

Abstract

Suppose you had a vertical file and wanted to convert it to a computer‐based file. What would you need? In a computer‐based vertical file system, documents such as pages of text, booklets, newspaper clippings and photographs are stored in files that can be accessed by computer. A scanner is used to enter documents into the system. The documents are indexed by manual indexing, automatic full‐text indexing or both, and they are kept in computer disk storage. Document management software is used for indexing and document retrieval. Vertical file users can view stored documents on a computer screen, copy page images to a floppy disk, or print the images.

Citation

Falk, H. (1996), "Computer‐based vertical files", The Electronic Library, Vol. 14 No. 4, pp. 365-368. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb045492

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MCB UP Ltd

Copyright © 1996, MCB UP Limited

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