ERIC Number: EJ461515
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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A Current Awareness Service Using Microcomputer Databases and Electronic Mail.
Butler, John T.
College and Research Libraries, v54 n2 p115-23 Mar 1993
Describes a current awareness service developed for science and engineering faculty at the University of Minnesota that used microcomputer databases, a campus network, mainframe computing, and electronic mail to provide weekly searches of recently published literature. Cost effectiveness is discussed, and results of an evaluation of the service are described. (15 references) (LRW)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Libraries, Computer Networks, Cost Effectiveness, Databases, Electronic Mail, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education, Library Services, Literature Reviews, Microcomputers, Scientific and Technical Information, Selective Dissemination of Information, User Needs (Information), User Satisfaction (Information)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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