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SydneyPLUS to Include New Global Editor Function

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SydneyPLUS to Include New Global Editor Function

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International Library Systems Corp. (ILS) has announced that it will introduce a new Global Editor feature in its cataloging module. According to the company, librarians will soon be able to search for text in any field in the library catalog and replace it with new text, saving considerable dataentry time and ensuring the accuracy and integrity of their library records.

According to the company, like many of SydneyPLUS' features, the inspiration for the Global Editor function came from one of the company's customers. "One of our pharmaceutical clients came to us with a request," said Mark Maslowski, Sydney PLUS International's client services manager. "Their company had adopted a new terminology policy, using the term 'dose' instead of 'dosage.' They wanted to institute this change throughout all of their online abstracts-without having to key in the change manually, And they asked if we could help."

The solution developed by SydneyPLUS' research and development team automates the process of finding and replacing text. …

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