Online and CD-Rom Review: Volume 21 Issue 2

Category:

Library and Information Science

Table of contents

SEARCH ENGINES ON THE WORLD WIDE WEB AND INFORMATION RETRIEVAL FROM THE INTERNET: A REVIEW AND EVALUATION

Xiaoying Dong, Louise T. Su

The World Wide Web's search engines are the main tools for indexing and retrieval of Internet resources today. Comparison and evaluation of their performance is of great…

INTERNET AND INTRANET USE WITH A PC: EFFECTS OF ADAPTER CARDS, WINDOWS VERSIONS AND TCP/IP SOFTWARE ON NETWORKING PERFORMANCE

Paul Nieuwenhuysen

The experience is reported of access to the Internet from a common notebook computer connected to a local area network based on Ethernet and TCP/IP network protocols…

NEW DATABASE PRODUCTS: SOCIAL SCIENCE, HUMANITIES, NEWS AND GENERAL (ISSUE 9)

Martha E. Williams, Daniel E. Burgard

This is the ninth article on social science, humanities, news, and general databases in a continuing series of articles summarising and commenting on new database…

NEW CDROMS IN BRIEF

Abortion and Reproductive Rights: A Comprehensive Guide to Medicine, Ethics and the Law. Includes more than 20 000 pages of text, 200 slides, 500 graphics, audio segments…

TEACHING ON DEMAND: A STRATEGIC ALLIANCE OF STUDENTS, GRADUATES AND TEACHERS

Ewan Sutherland

Despite the recent opening of new buildings for the British Library in London and for the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris, the change in mindset for librarians is almost…

CLOSING THE LOOP

Dave Birch, Ian Shaw

Subscriptions and bills are inappropriate and inefficient means of charging for interactive services. We need to move to a software‐on‐demand, payment‐on‐demand model if…

DEALING WITH DODGY CHARACTERS

As anyone who has ever had to clear up an OCR'd page of text will tell you, one of OCR's drawbacks is the cost of correcting character recognition errors. There are ways…

NEWS ROUNDUP

New Internet domains. The seven new generic Top Level Domains for the Internet, plans for which were announced in our last issue, have been approved by the International…

ISSN:

1353-2642

Renamed from:

Online Review

Online date, start – end:

1993 – 1999

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Emerald Publishing Limited