| || Information processing and dissemination activities (Focus on DESIDOC) |
Source: DESIDOC Bulletin :10(3) ; 1990 ; pp.11-14
Abstract : This column carries a series on the constitution, components, achievements, activities and services provided by DESIDOC. Beginning from January 1990, this is the third article in the series. Each issue features one of the multifarious activities of DESIDOC, highlighting the achievements in the particular area, the facilities available, the services provided to the users, etc. The last two issues have covered an overview of DESIDOC and its publication activities.
Keywords : Defence science library management system (DELMS);Thesaurus;Desktop publishing(DTP)
| || Hypertext :An aid to information seeking |
Author :Bedi, D.S.
Source: DESIDOC Bulletin :10(3) ; 1990 ; pp.3-10
Abstract : Hypertext systems feature machine-supported links-both within and between documents-that open possibilities for using the computer as a communications and thinking tool. The article gives an introduction to the world of hypertext. Discusses the features of an idealized hypertext system, focussing on machine-supported links as its essential feature. Surveys some of the most important design issues that go into fashioning a hypertext environment. Outlines the major application areas of hypertext technology and the hyper-text systems developed for these application areas. Highlights the advantages and disadvantages of the hypertext systems.
Keywords : Hypertext;Electronic information