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HOW MUCH WILL MY ONLINE SEARCH COST A REVIEW OF THE CHANGING POLICIES OF THE ONLINE HOSTS

HOW MUCH WILL MY ONLINE SEARCH COST A REVIEW OF THE CHANGING POLICIES OF THE ONLINE HOSTS The pricing tariffs adopted by the online hosts are full of hidden complexities, such that it is difficult to estimate in advance the cost of online searching. Potential elements of costs are subscription charges and discount plans, connect time charges, displayprint charges, telecommunications charges, session rates, charges for special facilities and charges for special services. The complexities of each of these elements are considered in relation to a number of online hosts. The review offers an insight into the estimation of the costs of online searching. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Online and CD-Rom Review Emerald Publishing

HOW MUCH WILL MY ONLINE SEARCH COST A REVIEW OF THE CHANGING POLICIES OF THE ONLINE HOSTS

Online and CD-Rom Review , Volume 17 (3): 6 – Mar 1, 1993

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
1353-2642
DOI
10.1108/eb024437
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Abstract

The pricing tariffs adopted by the online hosts are full of hidden complexities, such that it is difficult to estimate in advance the cost of online searching. Potential elements of costs are subscription charges and discount plans, connect time charges, displayprint charges, telecommunications charges, session rates, charges for special facilities and charges for special services. The complexities of each of these elements are considered in relation to a number of online hosts. The review offers an insight into the estimation of the costs of online searching.

Journal

Online and CD-Rom ReviewEmerald Publishing

Published: Mar 1, 1993

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