Information Today

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Articles from Vol. 7, No. 9, October

ACS Responds to Dialog Suit; Files Countersuit Alleging Breach of Contract and Fraud
ACS Responds to Dialog Suit Files Countersuit Alleging Breach of Contract and Fraud The gloves have come off and the Marquess of Queensberry rules are in jeopardy in what promises to be a protracted bout of legal fisticuffs between two of the...
Databases Gaining Importance as Marketing Tools
Databases Gaining Importance as Marketing Tools Sophisticated direct marketers are increasingly dependent on databases--those they purchase or rent from others, most often in conjunction with those they build from their own customer information--to...
Dataware Technologies, Inc
Dataware Technologies, Inc. Dataware Tehcnologies. Inc., a leader in CD-ROM development software, hopes to double its client base over the coming year, kicking off an expansion in new titles from publishers and an explosion in corporate applications....
HyperACCESS/5: Communications with Brains and Good Looks
HyperACCESS/5: Communications with Brains and Good Looks Telecommunications packages are not usually known for glamour or excitement. They do their job with quiet efficiency, dialing, logging on and off, sending macros, and taking care of printing...
Investext/Plus Adds PROMT
Investext/Plus Adds PROMT Predicasts' PROMT database has been added to the Investext/Plus online service. Investext/Plus is one of only three U.S. online distributors to carry the PROMT database and offers complete easy-to-use menu-driven searching....
Most Intros Rewritable Magneto-Optic Disk Drive Using 3.5-Inch Media
Most Intros Rewritable Magneto-Optic Disk Drive Using 3.5-Inch Media Mass Optical Storage Technologies (MOST, Inc.) has introduced an optical disk drive using removable 3.5-inch media. The MOST RMD Series of optical drives incorporates a rewritable...
Nimbus Releases ROMWARE/DBServ
Nimbus Releases ROMWARE/DBServ Nimbus Information Systems, Inc. is now shipping ROMWARE/DBServ. The CD-ROM Database Server System, ROMWARE/DBServ is the next generation in custom CD-ROM application development, offering interface creation in any programming...
Online Quotes Spice Stuffy Speeches, Season Dreary Documents
Database Review Online Quotes Spice Stuffy Speeches, Season Dreary Documents It is a pleasure to applaud the appearance of a truly useful new online database, an occurrence which, despite the flood of new information products, is all too uncommon....
Preservation Politics: A Major New Contender
Library Technology Preservation Politics: A Major New Contender Preservation continues to capture a major chunk of day to day attention in the library profession. And it's no wonder. Aside from very real concern on the part of the profession...
Reflection Systems Intros 10-GB Desktop Jukebox
Reflection Systems Intros 10-GB Desktop Jukebox One of the industry's first 10-gigabyte optical disk jukeboxes was recently introduced by Reflection Systems Inc. The personal-sized jukebox combines the advantages of a multi-disk system with the convenience...
Reuters Expands East European Coverage
Reuters Expands East European Coverage Reuters has introduced on Reuters Textline a range of business and economic news from Soviet and East European publications. The information, available to subscribers in the form of English-language summaries...
Thinking Small in Order to Think Big: NISO Meets in New York City
Thinking Small in Order to Think Big: NISO Meets in New York City The National Information Standards Organization, a group dedicated to developing voluntary technical standards for libraries, information services, and publishers, recently held its...
VERALEX 2: A Computer Assisted Legal Research Service
VERALEX 2: A Computer Assisted Legal Research Service Law offices have many computer assisted research services from which to choose. Some are specifically legal (e.g., Lexis or Westlaw), while others carry information that is generally tangential...
West Publishing Provides National Center for State Courts with Grant
West Publishing Provides National Center for State Courts with Grant The National Center for State Courts (NCSC) has received a grant from West Publishing Company, St. Paul, MN, providing access to the West CD-ROM Libraries at no charge. NCSC visitors...