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1O'Leary, M.: AOL versus the Web for consumer research.
In: Database. 21(1998) no.2, S.79-80.
Abstract: Compares consumer research services on the consumer online service America Online (AOL) and the WWW. Examines their resources for: personal finance, news, health/medical information, and general reference. Although the Web offers wider content, AOL's ease of use is a great advantage for consumers
Themenfeld: Internet ; Informationsmittel
2O'Leary, M.: LEXIS-NEXIS continues Web transition.
In: Information today. 15(1998) no.11, S.8,62.
Abstract: Presents a favourable review of LEXIS -NEXIS Universe (LNU) from LEXIS-NEXIS of Dayton, Ohio. The Web based product offers legacy system search power, an effective user interface, and the features that Web users have come to expect. The product is available with transactional and flat rate pricing plans. LNU is comprised of 8 major subjects including News, Medical, Company, Country, People, Public Records, Government, and Legal, and each is further divided into sub-categories. The customizable search screens are the outstanding feature, offering pull-down menus and supporting Boolean commands and proximity operators
3O'Leary, M.: DIALOG Select : DIALOG for knowledge worker-on the Web.
In: Online. 21(1997) no.6, S.40-42.
Abstract: Reviews DIALOG Select: DIALOG's latest end user service which is delivered via the WWW and targeted at knowledge workers in business and sci-tech professions. It covers 250 of DIALOG's databases. Database selection and initial searching is through a classified set of menus. Formatted screens are then used to develop search queries. Initial results are displayed in short form and arrangement is by date. Pricing is by record charges plus connect time for search operation. Although it is a highly effective search tool, the service is lacking many of the facilities Web users expect
Anmerkung: Vgl.: http://dialogselect.krinfo.com
4O'Leary, M.: DIALOG debuts Web version.
In: Information today. 14(1997) no.5, S.18,28.
Abstract: Reviews DIALOG Web comparing it with proprietary DIALOG. DIALOG Web will be followed later in the year by DIALOG Select, an end-user version with fewer databases and a simplified search interface
5O'Leary, M.: MapQuest and Maps On Us : top Web map services.
In: Online. 21(1997) no.5, S.56-58.
Abstract: Reviews 2 USA based map Web sites: MapQuest and Maps on Us. They both offer map location, route planning and business establishment location. Maps on Us has strengths in the detail of its maps, the scope of its business location and the power of its software. MapQuest has maps beyond the USA, has a more comprehensive range and has better user friendliness and map presentation
Anmerkung: Vgl.: http://www.mapquest (MapQuest); http://www.MapsOnUs (Maps on Us)
Behandelte Form: Karten
6O'Leary, M.: STN Easy solves sci-tech search woes : Web-based service opens powerful searching to sci-tech end users.
In: Information today. 14(1997) no.2, S.14,45.
Abstract: Reviews STN Easy, a Web service that provides access to 2 dozen leading sci-tech databases which is produced jointly by the Chemical Abstracts Service of the American Chemical Society, Germany's FIZ-Karlsruhe, and Japan' SCience and Technology Corporation. It employs a graphical interface, relevance searching, and output based pricing. STN Easy is STN's solution for members of the technical community and others who are not users of the main STN service. The databases included the leading files in STN's major subject areas namely: SCISEARCH; Mathematics Abstracts; MEDLINE; EMBASE; BIOSIS; COMPENDEX; INSPEC; Worlds Patent Index; Inpadoc; US Patents Fulltext; PROMPT; and Chemical & Engineering News. Discusses searching; pricing; and the pros and cons of end user searching
Themenfeld: Retrievalsprachen ; Suchoberflächen
Objekt: STN Easy
7O'Leary, M.: ProQuest direct delivers UMI goods.
In: Information today. 13(1996) no.4, S.22-24.
Abstract: Provides a background to UMI, formerly known as University Microflims International. Describes ProQuest Direct, a new online service from UMI that merges indexing and abstracting. ASCII and image full text, wide subject coverage, and multiple document delivery options, into a uniform document search and delivery system. ProQuest covers nearly 4.000 titles and is a composite of UMI's electronic database including ABI/INFORM, Periodical Abstracts; Newspaper Abstracts, Business Dateline, Accounting and Tax Database, Banking Information Source, and Pharmaceitical News Index. Describes search methods and document delivery
8O'Leary, M.: Reuters leads in current new photos.
In: Database. 19(1996) no.4, S.99-100.
Abstract: Reuters News Photos on CompuServe enables access to and downloading of current news photographs. Its collection is divided into USA, World, Sports and Entertainment. Each photo is available in both GIF and JPEG formats. Describes search capabilities, downloading, and pricing
Behandelte Form: Bilder
11O'Leary, M.: DIALOG TARGET's new age searching.
In: Information today. 10(1993) no.11, S.49-50.
Abstract: Relevance search engines, which measure the occurrence of search terms in a group of retrieved records and rank them accordingly, often produce better results than refined Boolean searches. Relevance searching has emerged from the research stage to be on the verge of becoming the standard retrieval method. Describes and evaluates the operation of DIALOG's TARGET, a major accomplishment, despite some rough edges
12O'Leary, M.: FirstSearch takes the lead.
In: Information today. 9(1992) no.2, S.11-14.
Abstract: Describes the functions of FirstSearch, the end user interface designed by On-line Computer Library Center (OCLC) to facilitate access to the OCLC union catalogue and a range of data bases loaded from external publishers (H.W. Wilson, UMI/Data Courier). FirstSearch is provided via OCLC member libraries with a pricing structure based on payment per search
Objekt: FirstSearch ; OCLC