Magazine article Information Today

New Dow Jones Welcome Screen for Easy Access to Information

Magazine article Information Today

New Dow Jones Welcome Screen for Easy Access to Information

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Dow Jones News/Retrieval, the online business information service, recently has introduced an easy-to-use Welcome Screen that allows customers to access quickly the 1,750 business and financial sources in its electronic service. This new front end also provides current news headlines, customized news alerts and information about News/Retrieval.

The Welcome Screen allows customers to use News/Retrieval through menus instead of access codes. To make News/Retrieval even simpler to use, the Welcome Screen groups publications into two sections: news headlines, and business and financial news and information.

"The Welcome Screen provides a straightforward introduction to News/Retrieval, which enables customers to concentrate on the information they need rather than how to get to that information," said Peter J. Schuyten, editorial director of Dow Jones News/Retrieval.

The news headlines section supplies two business and financial headlines and notification of any new stories on companies or industries that meet criteria specified by the customer. Customers can retrieve the full-text of the stories related to those headlines and additional headlines by following the menus. …

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