ERIC Number: ED185974
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Nov
Reference Count: 0
PASCAL Data Base: File Description and On Line Access on ESA/IRS.
This report describes the PASCAL database, a machine readable version of the French abstract journal Bulletin Signaletique, which allows use of the file for (1) batch and online retrieval of information, (2) selective dissemination of information, and (3) publishing of the 50 sections of Bulletin Signaletique. The system, which covers nine scientific domains worldwide, contains abstracts of documents appearing in serials, French doctoral and master theses, conference reports, technical reports, books, and patents flled in France. The report details record layout and online access, and appendices include examples of sample searches, subject coverage and correspondence between the different subfiles and the sections, formats, main language codes, and a list of lexicons and thesauri available from Informascience. (FM)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reference Materials - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Royal Inst. of Tech., Stockholm (Sweden). Library.
Identifiers: France; PASCAL Data Base; Scientific and Technical Information