Online and CD-Rom Review: Volume 21 Issue 4

Category:

Library and Information Science

Table of contents

THE HYBRID CD‐ROM: POTENTIAL APPLICATIONS IN AFRICA

Lishan Adam

Many believe that CD‐ROM's storage capacity and its full integration with desktop and notebook computers make it an attractive technology for developing countries. Its…

METADATA, PICS AND QUALITY

C.J. Armstrong

A recent Ariadne article on review service resource evaluation by Anagnostelis et al. (1997) ended with a reference to the Platform for Internet Content Selection (PICS…

NEW DATABASE PRODUCTS: SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND MEDICINE (ISSUE 10)

Martha E. Williams, Linda C. Smith

This is the tenth article on science, technology and medicine (STM) databases in a continuing series of articles summarising and commenting on new database products. Two…

NEW CD‐ROMS IN BRIEF

AA MileMaster Britain. Combines UK route planning, mapping and tourist information. Up to 200 place names can be selected, from a database of 40 000, and the best route…

CHECKING ON THE ARROWS

Stella Keenan

The quotation from Henry Longfellow's The Arrow and the Song: first appeared in the Target 2000 column in the first issue of the relaunched Online & CDROM Review in 1993…

THE X.400 STANDARD — WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS?

Ian Kilpatrick

Another form of communication. The advent of the Internet has made an enormous difference to the world of communications. It is arguably the most widely hyped, well‐known…

DBGUIDE: SEARCHING FOR NOVICES, AND OTHERS

Then and now. Back when the best you could expect of database searching was using carefully contrived search terms to retrieve data from a flat file over a 300 baud…

NEWS ROUNDUP

Precedent for Internet domain names. A recent legal precedent in the UK means that anyone can obtain any domain name that has not already been registered by another party…

ISSN:

1353-2642

Renamed from:

Online Review

Online date, start – end:

1993 – 1999

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited