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Telebase Systems Announces Lower Prices for Libraries

Magazine article Information Today

Telebase Systems Announces Lower Prices for Libraries

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Telebase Systems Announces Lower Prices For Libraries

Telebase Systems, Inc. has announced new, lower prices for its EasyNet service to libraries and educational institutions. EasyNet consolidates the world's 13 major database suppliers (offering over 850 databases) into a single source, electronically accessible by menus as well as by a common command language.

With the new prices on menu-driven access, EasyNet is now affordable even to the smallest of libraries. "We have been working hard over the past few months," according to Dick Kollin, president of Telebase Library Center, "on a major pricing breakthrough - one that allows us, for the first time, to put EasyNet's menu-driven service within everybody's budgetary reach."

When asked by Information Today the reasoning behind the price reduction, Kollin explained, "EasyNet sales to end-users have been overwhelming. By end-users I mean the businessman, student, and even the housewife. But sales to libraries, especially the smaller specialized libraries, have been only a small portion of our business. When we started out we thought we were doing a service, by going with fixed prices. My thinking was that by setting one price for searching the end-users would love us. …

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