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December 1979 Volume 3, Number 4

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Number of articles: 4

  1. The Development of Commercially Available Databases in Europe

    Alex Tomberg

    Europe's lag in databanks and online commercial availability is contrasted to its lead in numbers of bibliographic files. Intelligent use of new technologies such as Viewdata and the European... More

    pp. 343-53

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  2. The U. S. Congress--On Line Users as Policymakers

    N Gregory

    Online information systems used by congressional legislators for administrative support, correspondence control, information retrieval, and electronc voting are presented. Expansion of these... More

    pp. 355-60

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  3. Online Services in the Executive Office of the President

    Sarah T. Kadec & Rhoda Mancher

    Describes the use of external databases, and the design and implementation of new internal systems for the Executive Office of the President. Possible benefits suggested include enhanced... More

    pp. 361-66

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  4. The Globe and Mail Database--A Canadian First

    Mary M. Nash

    Describes the "Toronto Globe and Mail" database-the first example of the entire text of a major daily newspaper online, and notes the file elements and possible search strategies. (RAA) More

    pp. 367-71

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