1987-06-25, English, Article, Journal or magazine article edition: On-line databases: winners are few. Slofstra, Martin

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  • Magazine/​Journal article
Published
  • CEDROM-SNi, Inc., 1987 June 25
Language
  • English

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Title
  • On-line databases: winners are few.
Appears In
  • Computing Canada, v13, no.n13, 1987 June 25, p4(1) (ISSN: 0319-0161)
Author
  • Slofstra, Martin
Published
  • CEDROM-SNi, Inc., 1987 June 25
Physical Description
  • Magazine/​Journal article
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Target Audience
  • Trade
Summary
  • Analysis of the database industry presented by University of Illinois professor Martha Williams at the International Electronic Information Forum shows that while revenues and usage time of databases has increased, the number of actual database producers rose 51 percent. This means revenues are being divided among more firms. New databases are used less than 200 hours per quarter year and produce less than $25,000 in revenue. According to reports, there are some 3,200 databases in the world, with 167 to 210 available in Canada. End-user education is needed so they will understand how to use databases and increase usage.
Language
  • English
Database
  • Gale Academic OneFile
  • Gale General OneFile
  • Gale Expanded Academic
Identifier
  • 6005688

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