ERIC Number: ED330372
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
ERIC on CD-ROM: Update 1990. ERIC Digest.
This digest discusses advantages and disadvantages of CD-ROM use in libraries and information centers and lists features of three CD-ROM versions of the ERIC database--Dialog OnDisc ERIC, OCLC Search CD450, and SilverPlatter ERIC. Brief descriptions of these products focus on the differences among them, including equipment requirements, search modes, sorting, onscreen help, and print documentation. Recent developments and future directions for these CD-ROM systems are also presented. Addresses and telephone numbers for the vendors are provided. (MAB)
Descriptors: Bibliographic Databases, Computer Software, Microcomputers, Online Searching, Online Systems, Online Vendors, Optical Data Disks, Reference Services
ERIC Clearinghouse on Information Resources, 030 Huntington hall, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244-2340 (free while supply lasts).
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; Reports - Descriptive; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Information Resources, Syracuse, NY.
Identifiers: ERIC; ERIC Digests
Note: Updated by Nancy R. Preston. For the 1988 update, see ED 300 031.