Online and CD-Rom Review: Volume 18 Issue 2

Category:

Library and Information Science

Table of contents

ACADEMIC SCIENTISTS' REACTION TO END‐USER SERVICES: OBSERVATIONS ON A TRIAL SERVICE GIVING ACCESS TO MEDLINE USING THE GRATEFUL MED SOFTWARE

Yvette Tilson, Harry East

A year‐long study of free end‐user access to the Medline database (using the Grateful Med software) was undertaken in 1993. Twenty bio‐scientists from two UK universities…

COGNITIVE STYLES AND SEARCHING

Nigel Ford, Frances Wood, Christina Walsh

Sixty‐seven searchers carried out 275 searches, both with and without postings information, of a LISA CDROM. This provided an opportunity to investigate the effect of…

PRICING STRATEGIES FOR CDROM PRODUCTS

J.E. Rowley

Pricing strategies for subscriptions and licenses to CDROM are amazingly complex. In general the supplier seeks to achieve as high a revenue as possible from a given…

NEW DATABASE PRODUCTS: SOCIAL SCIENCE, HUMANITIES, NEWS AND GENERAL (ISSUE 3)

Martha E. Williams, Ellen Sutton, Brett Sutton

This is the third article on Social Science, Humanities, News and General Databases in a continuing series of articles summarizing and commenting on new database products…

THE DEATH OF READING

David Worlock

Not, you will note, The Death of the Book, The Demise of the Novel, or The End of Western Civilisation As We Know It, or any of the other apocalyptic forecasts that have…

CAN ONLINE HOSTS MEET USER REQUIREMENTS TODAY, AND TOMORROW?

Paul Blake

OVER TWO hundred City of London librarians attended a debate earlier this month on the subject of information monopolies. There was some lively discussion between the…

ORACLE MEDIA SERVER

An early glimpse of life on the ‘information superhighway’ that US and other political leaders are promising is provided by a series of announcements from Oracle…

NEWS ROUNDUP

Paul Blake

InfoPro is divided three ways The agony is over. InfoPro Technologies' future has been decided with Questel buying ORBIT Online, CD Plus buying BRS Online and Dataware…

ISSN:

1353-2642

Renamed from:

Online Review

Online date, start – end:

1993 – 1999

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Emerald Publishing Limited