ERIC Number: EJ589899
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Six Online Periodical Databases: A Librarian's View.
Book Report, v17 n5 p47-51 Mar-Apr 1999
Compares the following World Wide Web-based periodical databases, focusing on their usefulness in K-12 school libraries: EBSCO, Electric Library, Facts on File, SIRS, Wilson, and UMI. Search interfaces, display options, help screens, printing, home access, copyright restrictions, database administration, and making a decision are discussed. A chart summarizes database features. (MES)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Bibliographic Databases, Comparative Analysis, Computer Interfaces, Copyrights, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Criteria, Full Text Databases, Library Material Selection, Online Searching, Periodicals, Reference Materials, School Libraries, User Needs (Information), World Wide Web
Publication Type: Book/Product Reviews; Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners
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Note: Special section topic: "Online or Off? The Ins and Outs of Online Periodical Databases."