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The MenUSE system for multilingual assisted access to online databases

The MenUSE system for multilingual assisted access to online databases The race is on to develop systems which will allow the multilingual interrogation of databases, with the European Commission making this a central theme of the ECU 64 million IMPACT2 programme. But what is out there already and how does it work Much of this article by Information World Review's Reporter, Paul Blake, is devoted to the latest entrant on the multilingual scene, the MenUSE system developed at the University of Huddersfield in the UK. Originally built to provide assisted menudriven access to Medline and INSPEC, a JapaneseEnglish version searching INSPEC on DataStar made its debut this summer, and an EnglishDanishFrench prototype is schedule to appear by the end of the year. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Online Review Emerald Publishing

The MenUSE system for multilingual assisted access to online databases

Online Review , Volume 16 (3): 8 – Mar 1, 1992

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
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0309-314X
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10.1108/eb024395
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Abstract

The race is on to develop systems which will allow the multilingual interrogation of databases, with the European Commission making this a central theme of the ECU 64 million IMPACT2 programme. But what is out there already and how does it work Much of this article by Information World Review's Reporter, Paul Blake, is devoted to the latest entrant on the multilingual scene, the MenUSE system developed at the University of Huddersfield in the UK. Originally built to provide assisted menudriven access to Medline and INSPEC, a JapaneseEnglish version searching INSPEC on DataStar made its debut this summer, and an EnglishDanishFrench prototype is schedule to appear by the end of the year.

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Online ReviewEmerald Publishing

Published: Mar 1, 1992

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