Preview: Library Journal: Online Dbs
Library Journal: Online Dbs
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Online Databases: The Past Catches Up
If you were in library school anytime during the last 40 years, you are probably familiar with F.W. Lancaster and his books on indexing, online searching, or paperless information systems. I recently reread the first online searching textbook ever written, while preparing a Library Trends article (Spring/Summer 2008) in tribute to Lancaster.