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ERIC Number: EJ415344
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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ISSN: ISSN-0742-2342
CD-ROM: New Papyrus or Passing Fad?
Simmons, Peter
Microcomputers for Information Management, v6 n4 p293-301 Dec 1989
Discusses development of digital optical discs and considers both positive and negative features of CD-ROM for information services. Topics discussed include microcomputer-based databases; cost effectiveness; online searching by users; new user populations; the status of information specialists; lack of standards; and future possibilities. (Five references) (LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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