UMI Releases Serials in Microform Catalog on the Net

September 1995
Information Today;Sep1995, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p48
Trade Publication
This article reports that UMI Inc.'s new "Serials in Microform" catalog is now available on the Internet. UMI offers a comprehensive microform collection of journals, newspapers, and other serial literature. The "Serials in Microform" catalog, reportedly, lists more than 19,000 periodicals and 200 newspapers available in microfilm or microfiche. Internet users, suggestively, can search the catalog by subject, key-word, ISSN, and title. Pricing and ordering information also are available. The "Serials in Microform" catalog is part of UMI's home page on the Web. The page also offers general information about UMI and specific information about its other products and services such as Books on Demand, document delivery, research collections, student reference material and electronic databases.


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