Chapter 4. Accessing Remote Databases

  1. William Smothers
  1. Joan J. Sierecki

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470320235.ch4

Robotics and Microprocessors: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 5, Issue 9/10

Robotics and Microprocessors: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 5, Issue 9/10

How to Cite

Sierecki, J. J. (1984) Accessing Remote Databases, in Robotics and Microprocessors: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 5, Issue 9/10 (ed W. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470320235.ch4

Author Information

  1. Sierecki's Information Solutions 528 E. Monte Rd., El Cajon, CA 92020

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1984

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470374177

Online ISBN: 9780470320235

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Keywords:

  • American Ceramic Society;
  • remote databases;
  • programming language;
  • pergamon and system development corporation;
  • real estate brokers

Summary

A variety of resources exist which can be accessed by modem over standard telephone lines with a personal computer. Databases specializing in engineering, marketing, business statistics, patents, and legal information are available at reasonable cost. Services such as Dialog, The Source, and CompuServe, among others, are compared.