Online and CD-Rom Review: Volume 18 Issue 3

Category:

Library and Information Science

Table of contents

NAME AUTHORITY FILES AND HUMANITIES DATABASE SEARCHING

Amanda Spink, Maurice Leatherbury

Individual name searching has been identified as a problem for users when searching online and CDROM databases, particularly humanities databases. This paper reports…

THE INTERNET: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE INFORMATION INDUSTRY AND DATABASE PROVIDERS

Martha E. Williams

There are seven parts to my discussion of the internet and its implications for the information industry, and for data‐base producers in particular:

AUTOMATED CATALOGUING AND RETROSPECTIVE CONVERSION IN THE UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES OF SPAIN

Virginia Ortiz‐Repiso, Yolanda Ríos

Library automation in Spain has undergone considerable growth during the 1990s, with the university library sector in particular making efforts to keep up with automation…

NEW DATABASE PRODUCTS: BUSINESS AND LAW (ISSUE 3)

Martha E. Williams, Sarah H. McDougal

This is the third article on Business and Law (BSL) Databases in a continuing series of articles summarizing and commenting on new database products. Two companion…

THE PERILS OF NOSTRADAMUS — IT FORECASTING

A.E. Cawkell

Nostradamus, a Frenchman who died in 1566, made his reputation through his prophetic but enigmatic book Centuries. He had the wit to make the book so obscure that it is…

ELECTRONIC PUBLISHING, A NEW WAY TO USE THE INTERNET AND NEWS FROM MICROSOFT: DISCUSSION AT THE NATIONAL ONLINE MEETING

Charles Rowlands

May's National Online Meeting in New York included sessions on the future for newspapers in the age of electronic delivery, the possible death knell for copyright as we…

INFORMATION AGENTS

Paul Blake

France Telecom, the owner of Questel ORBIT, has become the latest large company to invest in intelligent information agents which are promising to revolutionise the way…

NEWS ROUNDUP

Paul Blake

Mead Data Central up for sale. Mead Data Central has been put up for sale by its parent Mead Corp., which wants to concentrate on its core forestry business. Mead has not…

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1353-2642

Renamed from:

Online Review

Online date, start – end:

1993 – 1999

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Emerald Publishing Limited