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2Pack, T.: Visualizing information : visualization systems data management.
In: Database. 21(1998) no.1, S.47-49.
Abstract: Information visualization enables people to use their natural tools of observation and processing, extract knowledge more efficiently and find insights they miss when the information is presented in traditional formats. Advanced Visual System's 3D produces tools for developing information visualization. Visualisation has been used in financial companies. Visualization tools are becoming available on the Web via the Virtual Reality Modeling Language (VRML). Internet bandwidth limitations can be overcome through moving the data reading processing from the server to the Web browser
3Pack, T.: Grolier provides Net access to leading encyclopedias.
In: Link-up. 15(1998) no.2, S.19.
Abstract: Reviews Grolier Online's Web-based service which offers access to 2 digital encyclopaedias: the Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia (GME) and the Encyclopedia Americana. Describes and compares the coverage of the 2 encyclopaedias and provides details of system requirements and individual and institutional subscriptions. The company hopes that the Web service will become the resource of choice for schools, libraries, and other organizations that need to provide access to general-reference information for multiple users. Further information can be found at the GME Web site
Anmerkung: Vgl.: http://gme.grolier.com
Objekt: Grolier encyclopedia ; Encyclopedia Americana
4Pack, T.: Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia : now in two versions.
In: Link-up. 15(1998) no.2, S.25.
Abstract: Reviews the 1998 Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia on CD-ROM which is available in two versions: a basic one-CD edition and a deluxe two-disc encyclopedia. Describes the features, search tools and system requirements. The deluxe product carries the Online Knowledge Explorer which extends research onto the Internet through hyperlinks which appear in the encyclopedia's text
Objekt: Grolier encyclopedia
5Pack, T.: Greater than the sum of their parts : vendors and services taking the hybrid lead.CD-ROM/online hybrids.
In: Online. 20(1996) no.2, S.70-74.
Abstract: Traces the development of CD-ROM/online database hybrids. Outlines hybrids for information professionals developed by Knight Ridder Information, LEXIS-NEXIS, Ovid Technologies, Inc., and SilverPlatter. Describes hybrids for consumers, and highlights the benefits of hybrid products
6Pack, T.: Electronic worlds : a word lover's guide to digital dictionaries, thesauri, and other cyberplaces.
In: Database. 19(1996) no.2, S.25-31.
Abstract: Outlines resources available on consumer electronic services, professional search systems, the Internet and CD-ROM, related to words. Covers: general dictionaries and thesauri, specialized reference works, and resources devoted to word games, e.g. crosswords and Scrabble
7Pack, T.: ¬A guided tour of the Internet public library.
In: Database. 19(1996) no.5, S.52-56.
Abstract: Introduces the Internet Public Library. It is divided into the following sections: reference centre, reading room, youth services, teen services, services for librarians, Web searching, classroom, Multi-user Object Oriented environment, exhibit hall, directory & tour, and library information section. Describes the sections and the services they offer
Anmerkung: Vgl.: http://www.ipl.org/
Objekt: Internet Public Library
8Pack, T.: Trends in digital document delivery.
In: Proceedings of the 17th National Online Meeting 1996, New York, 14-16 May 1996. Ed.: M.E. Williams. Medford, NJ : Information Today, 1996. S.287-292.
Abstract: A growing demand for digital documents is redefining the meaning of document delivery and repositioning the role it plays in libraries. Other trends helping to bring about these changes include the increasing sophistication of information technologies, new library philosophies and the prevalence of information 'pointers' such as bibliographic databases. Studies of delivery system usage have shown digital documents can meet a variety of research needs. Criteria for evaluating document delivery systems and services include consistency, dependability, rapid turnaround and ease of integration
9Pack, T.: ¬The electronic editor.
In: Proceedings of the 17th National Online Meeting 1996, New York, 14-16 May 1996. Ed.: M.E. Williams. Medford, NJ : Information Today, 1996. S.281-285.
Abstract: The skills of editors are undervalued by the information industry. Some online media are beginning to follow a television model instead of a newspaper or book model. The danger this trend represents is that more and more information providers will adopt a style over substance strategy and overlook the fact that editorial skills are essential to the creation of high quality electronic databases
Themenfeld: Elektronisches Publizieren
11Pack, T.: Digital circles of knowledge.
In: Database. 18(1995) no.6, S.14-23.
Abstract: Multimedia encyclopedias on CD-ROM are a nearly perfect marriage of technology and content, offering scope of interactive learning. Reviews: Compton's Interactive Encyclopedia, Microsoft Encarta '95, the 1995 Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, and the 1995 World Book Multimedia Encyclopedia
Objekt: Compton encyclopedia ; Encarta ; Grolier encyclopedia ; World Book
12Pack, T.: CD-ROM authoring and retrieval software : a look inside the leading packages.
In: CD-ROM professional. 7(1994) no.4, S.155-156,158-159,161.
Abstract: Compares the main features of 15 CD-ROM authoring and retrieval software packages: dataDisc; Dataware; Electronic Book technologies; InfoAccess; Knowledge Access International, KnowledgeSet Corporation; Microretrieval Corporation; Nimbus; Odessey Development; Online Computer Systems; Personal Library Software; and TextWare Corporation
13Pack, T.: Electronic magazines : the state of the art.
In: Proceedings of the 15th National Online Meeting 1994, New York, 10-12 May 1994. Ed. by M.E. Williams. Medford, NJ : Learned Information, 1994. S.349-353.
Abstract: Today's electronic magazines, published by many companies are available through several different technologies and appeal to both consumers and professional researchers. Advertisers can use electronic magazines to take advantage of cross-media deals and prepare for the coming age of interactivity. A few critics point out that electronic magazines have a long way to go before they reach their potential, but by looking back to the history of magazine publishing a precedent is found that heralds a successful future for electronic publications
Themenfeld: Elektronisches Publizieren
14Pack, T.: ¬The online reference shelf : finding basic information on a potpurri of things.Pt.1-3.
In: Database. 17(1994) no.2, S.61-65 (pt.1); 17(1994) no.3, S. - (pt.2); 17(1994) no.6, S.49-52 (pt.3).
Abstract: Part 1 of a 3 part article on finding basic information about people. Surveys online biographical databases. Describes databases to search when interested in living Americans, directories of directories, and briefly discribes specialized databases. Outlines benefits of searching online sources rather than printed versions
15Pack, T.: Electronic newspapers : the state of the art.
In: Proceedings of the 14th National Online Meeting 1993, New York, 4-6 May 1993. Ed.: M.E. Williams. Medford, NJ : Learned Information, 1993. S.331-335.
Abstract: Argues the value of providing full text online access to regional and national newspapers in view of the reluctance of the online hosts to provide this type of database
Behandelte Form: Zeitungen
16Pack, T.: Shortcuts to finding short stories : searching fiction online.
In: Database. 15(1992) no.1, S.59-61.
Abstract: Briefly notes the online databases that may be used to search for the kind of fiction short stories that appear in magazines: Academic index; Humanities index; Magazine index; Magazine ASAP; Newspaper & periodical abstracts; and Readers' guide to periodical literature
Themenfeld: Schöne Literatur ; Informationsmittel
Objekt: Academic index ; Humanities index ; Magazine index ; Magazine ASAP ; Newspaper & periodical abstracts ; Readers' guide to periodical literature