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Book Reviews Encyclopedia of Physical Science and honors junior- and senior-level sciences and math- Technology. 1995. $2995.00 . CD-ROM . Academic ematics skills. Topics on the physics of black holes, Press. ISB N 0-1 2-000200-0 . environmental chemistry, light theory, and similar topics in biology, biochemistry, and engineering were The KR OnDisc™ Encyclopedia of Physical Sci- presented for consideration of these serious students. ence and Technology is a comprehensive presentation Fortunately, this reviewer was able to review CD- of scientific concepts in the physical sciences, math- ROMs of similar titles and topics. These other prod- ematics, and engineering. The original 18-volume ucts normally found in high school libraries lacked the comprehensiveness, inclusiveness, and subject accu- print version of the Encyclopedia of Physical Science racy of the KR OnDisc Encyclopedia. Several students and Technology, Second Edition is presented in a CD- invite d to review articles that were of interest ROM database that features over 700 articles and complimented the product for its detailed presentation numerous illustrations, tables, and bibliographies. of subject matter and noted that it would be most ben- Generally, these articles are more comprehensive and sophisticated than those found in similar CD-ROM eficial for school libraries to have material http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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Publisher
American Meteorological Society
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Copyright © American Meteorological Society
ISSN
1520-0477
DOI
10.1175/1520-0477-78.3.507
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Abstract

Encyclopedia of Physical Science and honors junior- and senior-level sciences and math- Technology. 1995. $2995.00 . CD-ROM . Academic ematics skills. Topics on the physics of black holes, Press. ISB N 0-1 2-000200-0 . environmental chemistry, light theory, and similar topics in biology, biochemistry, and engineering were The KR OnDisc™ Encyclopedia of Physical Sci- presented for consideration of these serious students. ence and Technology is a comprehensive presentation Fortunately, this reviewer was able to review CD- of scientific concepts in the physical sciences, math- ROMs of similar titles and topics. These other prod- ematics, and engineering. The original 18-volume ucts normally found in high school libraries lacked the comprehensiveness, inclusiveness, and subject accu- print version of the Encyclopedia of Physical Science racy of the KR OnDisc Encyclopedia. Several students and Technology, Second Edition is presented in a CD- invite d to review articles that were of interest ROM database that features over 700 articles and complimented the product for its detailed presentation numerous illustrations, tables, and bibliographies. of subject matter and noted that it would be most ben- Generally, these articles are more comprehensive and sophisticated than those found in similar CD-ROM eficial for school libraries to have material

Journal

Bulletin of the American Meteorological SocietyAmerican Meteorological Society

Published: Mar 1, 1997

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