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Subject: Re: UnCoverWeb Now Available
From: Goran Skogmar <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:BIBLIST - Topics in Nordic research library user services <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Wed, 24 Apr 1996 10:43:22 +0100

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Nu finns UnCover med Webgränssnitt.

Vidarebefordrar följande meddelande:

>Sender: Jay Ford <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: UnCoverWeb Now Available
>The UnCover Company is pleased to announce the release of UnCoverWeb, our
>new World Wide Web site that includes a Web interface to the UnCover
>database of 17,000 periodicals and over 8 million articles.  The URL for
>UnCoverWeb is
>UnCoverWeb is a set of "pages" or destinations on the Web that provides
>access to information about UnCover as well as access to a graphical version
>of the database. UnCoverWeb also provides access to CARLweb and the CARL
>network of databases and services.
>>From the starting page of UnCoverWeb, a user can click on a number of boxes
>and panels to find information about UnCover products and services.
>Detailed descriptions, pricing, and instructions can be accessed.  If a user
>has detailed questions, he can simply click on highlighted text to connect
>directly to an UnCover e-mail address.
>The most exciting aspect about UnCoverWeb is the graphical interface though.
>As the case has always been, accessing and searching the UnCover database is
>FREE! The notable difference now is users can do this through the World Wide
>Web!  Both novice and experienced UnCover users will be impressed by the
>effortless nature of using the visually-appealing interface.  By clicking on
>the graphical interface destination, a user can access, search, and order
>periodical articles from the UnCover database in an easy-to-use graphical
>All regular UnCover functionality is available in UnCoverWeb including the
>use of Access Passwords (an optional access alternative that gives high
>volume users a discounted rate on all article orders).  UnCover Express, a
>new companion database that exclusively contains articles available in one
>hour (at the regular per article rate), can also be used via UnCoverWeb.
>Other UnCover features such as establishing profiles (user information files
>that are stored by UnCover and accessed only by the individual user) and
>creating title and search strategy lists for UnCover Reveal (an electronic
>table of contents and topical alerting service) can be done by simply
>clicking on fields, boxes, or highlighted text and typing in the requested
>Users who still prefer the text interface to UnCover can also enjoy the
>benefits of the new Web site because aside from the generous amount of
>information about UnCover products and services, a telnet path to the
>character-based interface is provided as well.
>Current UnCover Customized Gateway users will also be excited to know that a
>Gateway version of UnCoverWeb will be released later this year.  Some of the
>benefits that Gateway institutions currently enjoy and that will be
>available in the Web version include a holdings match with UnCover that
>results in an online display of materials locally owned and an automated
>system that blocks article orders according to local ownership or an
>institution-specified price limit.
>The main requirements for using UnCoverWeb are Internet connectivity to the
>World Wide Web for your PC, Macintosh, or UNIX workstation and a graphical
>Web browser such as Netscape or Microsoft Internet Explorer.
>Information boxes and fields are included on the first page of the site to
>answer any questions.  Help boxes and fields are also available throughout
>For additional assistance, questions, and feedback about UnCoverWeb, please
>feel free to contact the UnCover office by phone at 303-787-7979 or
>303-758-3030 or by e-mail at [log in to unmask]
> ------------
>Gordon Loui
>Marketing Specialist
>The UnCover Company
>3801 East Florida Avenue, Suite 200
>Denver, Colorado  80210
>E-mail:  [log in to unmask]
>Voice:  (303) 758-3030
>Fax:    (303) 758-5946
>Jay Ford                                        email:  [log in to unmask]
>Marketing Specialist                            phone:  1.800.787.7979
>The UnCover Company                                or:  303.758.3030 (x229)
>3801 E. Florida Ste 200                           fax:  303.758.5946
>Denver, CO 80501

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