The FirstSearch Base Package for groups has been expanded to include NetFirst. NetFirst is being added automatically to existing group Base Package authorizations at no charge, also around the beginning of 1997.
The former Base Package for both individual institutions and groups included WorldCat, ArticleFirst, ContentsFirst, FastDoc, PapersFirst, ProceedingsFirst, ERIC, CPO Monthly Catalog and MEDLINE.
Saturday, February 15, from 8-10 a.m., SilverPlatter is co-sponsoring with Bowker the session, "SilverPlatter Solutions for Consortia" (the title may change to "Solutions for Digital Libraries"). A second SilverPlatter session that same day will be "SilverPlatter Partner Publishing Opportunities" from 3-4 p.m. Both are scheduled at the Washington Convention Center.
Books In Print PLUS Now Available for Windows Bowker Electronic Publishing now has the Windows version of Books In Print PLUS software available. It is sent monthly on your Books in Print PLUS disc. You can try it by running setup from the Windows Program Manager.
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