Online and CD-Rom Review: Volume 17 Issue 4

Category:

Library and Information Science

Table of contents

EVALUATIONS OF ELECTRONIC DATABASES, PART I: CRITERIA FOR TESTING CDROM PRODUCTS

Veronica Harry, Charles Oppenheim

The popularity of CDROM is due to a number of factors: they are versatile; large amounts of data can be held in a variety of formats; access to information is fast and a…

THE FT PROFILE INVESTIGATION IN THE UK: THE LEGAL ISSUES

Andrew White

UK competition law regulators are on a possible collision course with the UK‐based database host, FT Profile. FT Profile has been referred to the UK Monopolies and Mergers…

NEW DATABASE PRODUCTS: SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND MEDICINE (ISSUE 2)

Martha E. Williams, Linda C. Smith

This is the second article on Science, Technology and Medicine (STM) databases in a continuing series of articles summarizing and commenting on new database products. Two…

WILL THERE STILL BE A NEED FOR TRANSLATIONS IN THE YEAR 2000 OR WILL THERE BE JUST ONE UNIVERSALLY ACCEPTED LANGUAGE USED FOR SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL WRITING?

Mickey Risseeuw

Some time ago, I was asked if I would make a prediction for the year 2000 and describe the information world as I thought it would look with regard to translations at the…

CHERNOBYL: THE FACTS

Roland Stanbridge

In these Search Strategies, searchers from different countries and professions are given a question to answer, a budget of £50 and a time in which to produce their report…

WHAT HAS BEEN THE FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL IMPACT OF MEDICAL AND DENTAL AUDIT IN THE US AND EUROPE?

Jane Smith

Presented with these questions: Medical and dental audit has had a major impact on the US medical profession. What has been the professional and financial impact on…

OBSERVATIONS REGARDING ‘UNCONVENTIONAL TEXT RETRIEVAL SYSTEMS’

In the third paragraph, the author states that ‘Conventional text retrieval systems suffer from a number of problems. First, indexing terms and / or classificators have…

CD‐RECORDABLE: DISCS WHILE‐YOU‐WAIT

This feature, researched in the weeks before going to press by the staff at Learned Information, aims to keep readers up to date with computing trends related to database access.

NEWS ROUNDUP

Paul Blake

Quest for fair pricing equation continues. No one is happy with current online pricing equations and there now seems to be a real consensus that change must come. However…

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1353-2642

Renamed from:

Online Review

Online date, start – end:

1993 – 1999

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Emerald Publishing Limited