1987-10-01, English, Article, Journal or magazine article edition: Dragnet: text-retrieval and management tool. (Software Review) (Access Softek) (evaluation) Smith, Ken

User activity

Share to:
 
Bookmark: http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/60914082
Physical Description
  • evaluation
  • Magazine/​Journal article
Published
  • PC World Communications, Inc., 1987 Oct
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Dragnet: text-retrieval and management tool. (Software Review) (Access Softek) (evaluation)
Also Titled
  • Dragnet: text-retrieval and management tool.
Appears In
  • PC World, v5, no.n10, 1987 Oct, p215(3) (ISSN: 0737-8939)
Author
  • Smith, Ken
Published
  • PC World Communications, Inc., 1987 Oct
Physical Description
  • evaluation
  • Magazine/​Journal article
Subjects
Target Audience
  • General
  • Trade
Summary
  • Access Softek's $145 Dragnet is an excellent text search and retrieval package recommended for Windows and an 8-MHz IBM PC AT or compatible machine. Dragnet runs at an acceptable rate on 8-MHz ATs, but is too slow for less powerful machines. It took five minutes and 50 seconds to locate 19 occurrences of a word on an 8-MHz IBM PC AT, and 16 minutes and 20 seconds on an 8088 machine. The menu-driven program comes with a run-time version of Windows and its Windows-ordained interface is easy to use. The search functions include: a wide range of search patterns from a single word to a phrase with Boolean operators; wild card character searching; ability to design a custom search format; and performs searches in three modes, continuous, icon, or interactive. The documentation is thin and has only one example describing potential use. Dragnet uses DOS 2.0, two disk drives, a graphics adapter, and requires 256Kbytes of RAM.
Language
  • English
Database
  • Gale Academic OneFile
  • Gale General OneFile
Identifier
  • 6016350

Get this edition

Published in

Some editions of the publication "PC world" are available from these libraries. The edition containing this article ( v5, n10, 1987 Oct, p215(3) ) may not be available:

None of your libraries hold this item.

These 25 locations in All:

Library Access Call number(s) Formats held Language
Australian Bureau of Statistics. Castles Library. May not be open to the public J 001.64 P.C. A Electronic access only Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
Blacktown City Council Libraries. Blacktown City Libraries. Open to the public Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
CAVAL. CARM Centre. May not be open to the public brn.286492; Held; Vol. 9, no. 2 - v. 12, no. 2; Feb. 1991 - Feb. 1994; Inc. Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
Charles Sturt University. CSU Library - Electronic Resources (shared). Open to the public 002052768; Full Text Available; ProQuest Science Journals New Platform - Available from 1997 Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
Collie Shire Council. Collie Public Library. Open to the public Held. Check holdings: https://collie.on.worldcat.org Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
CSIRO. Floreat Library. May not be open to the public 995751040001981; P 681.3 Pc; C. 2 yrs Last issue received vol. 27, no. 6 (June 2009). CNEX2008 Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
CSIRO. Library Services. Not open to the public 60705; Online access. Available for document delivery. Restrictions apply.; Vol. 15, no. 10 (Oct. 1997)- Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
Defence Science and Technology Group. DST Group Research Information Services - Melbourne. Not open to the public Vol.6-; 1988- Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
Department of Health (WA). Library Services, Department of Health. Not open to the public Online April 1998-, v.8(6), June 1990 - v.13(5), May 1995 <lacks Feb.1993> * Stored: Computer Applications Group Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
Dept. of Social Services. Library Services. May not be open to the public SER vol.17,no.12,Dec 1999- Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
Edith Cowan University. Edith Cowan University Library. Open to the public Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
Ergon Energy. Information Resources. Not open to the public 1993- Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
Mentone Girls' Grammar School. Kerferd Library . Not open to the public Held. Not for ILL. Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
National Library of Australia. Open to the public 1431625; Sq 001.64 PCW; Vol. 5, no. 10 (Oct. 1987)-v. 30, no. 10 (Oct. 2012) [imperfect] Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
Newcastle Region Libraries. Newcastle Region Library. Open to the public Online access. Available for document delivery. See internet for available issues Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
OTEN TAFE library collection services. TAFE Library Collection Services. Open to the public Online access. Not available for document delivery Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
Plantagenet Shire Council Libraries. Mount Barker Library. Open to the public Held. Check holdings Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
Powerhouse Museum. Research Library. May not be open to the public S 004.16; v.2,no.7-; July1984-; incomplete Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
Southern Cross University. University Library Lismore. Open to the public Electronic resource - Check catalogue for holdings Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
South West Institute of TAFE. South West Institute of TAFE Library. Open to the public PER 004.165 IB:3; Current year + previous 2 years retained Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
State Library of Queensland. Open to the public 994545714702061; HELD - Contact Library for access information Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
Study Group Australia. Sydney Library. May not be open to the public 990001018110402369; HELD Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
St Vincent's Hospital (Sydney). Walter McGrath Library. Not open to the public (EbpS)ebs806787; held Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
University of Queensland. University of Queensland Library. Open to the public b17838162; eslp QA76.8.I2594 P33 : Current 2 years only Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
Xavier College. Brennan Library. May not be open to the public Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
Show 0 more libraries...

These 3 locations in Australian Capital Territory:

Library Access Call number(s) Formats held Language
Australian Bureau of Statistics. Castles Library. May not be open to the public J 001.64 P.C. A Electronic access only Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
Dept. of Social Services. Library Services. May not be open to the public SER vol.17,no.12,Dec 1999- Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
National Library of Australia. Open to the public 1431625; Sq 001.64 PCW; Vol. 5, no. 10 (Oct. 1987)-v. 30, no. 10 (Oct. 2012) [imperfect] Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
Show 0 more libraries...

These 8 locations in New South Wales:

Library Access Call number(s) Formats held Language
Blacktown City Council Libraries. Blacktown City Libraries. Open to the public Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
Charles Sturt University. CSU Library - Electronic Resources (shared). Open to the public 002052768; Full Text Available; ProQuest Science Journals New Platform - Available from 1997 Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
Newcastle Region Libraries. Newcastle Region Library. Open to the public Online access. Available for document delivery. See internet for available issues Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
OTEN TAFE library collection services. TAFE Library Collection Services. Open to the public Online access. Not available for document delivery Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
Powerhouse Museum. Research Library. May not be open to the public S 004.16; v.2,no.7-; July1984-; incomplete Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
Southern Cross University. University Library Lismore. Open to the public Electronic resource - Check catalogue for holdings Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
Study Group Australia. Sydney Library. May not be open to the public 990001018110402369; HELD Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
St Vincent's Hospital (Sydney). Walter McGrath Library. Not open to the public (EbpS)ebs806787; held Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
Show 0 more libraries...
None of your libraries hold this item.

These 3 locations in Queensland:

Library Access Call number(s) Formats held Language
Ergon Energy. Information Resources. Not open to the public 1993- Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
State Library of Queensland. Open to the public 994545714702061; HELD - Contact Library for access information Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
University of Queensland. University of Queensland Library. Open to the public b17838162; eslp QA76.8.I2594 P33 : Current 2 years only Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
Show 0 more libraries...
None of your libraries hold this item.
None of your libraries hold this item.

These 6 locations in Victoria:

Library Access Call number(s) Formats held Language
CAVAL. CARM Centre. May not be open to the public brn.286492; Held; Vol. 9, no. 2 - v. 12, no. 2; Feb. 1991 - Feb. 1994; Inc. Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
CSIRO. Library Services. Not open to the public 60705; Online access. Available for document delivery. Restrictions apply.; Vol. 15, no. 10 (Oct. 1997)- Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
Defence Science and Technology Group. DST Group Research Information Services - Melbourne. Not open to the public Vol.6-; 1988- Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
Mentone Girls' Grammar School. Kerferd Library . Not open to the public Held. Not for ILL. Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
South West Institute of TAFE. South West Institute of TAFE Library. Open to the public PER 004.165 IB:3; Current year + previous 2 years retained Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
Xavier College. Brennan Library. May not be open to the public Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English
Show 0 more libraries...
None of your libraries hold this item.

Other suppliers

User activity


e.g. test cricket, Perth (WA), "Parkes, Henry"

Separate different tags with a comma. To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes.

Be the first to add a tag for this edition

Be the first to add this to a list

Comments and reviews

What are comments? Add a comment

No user comments or reviews for this version

Add a comment