Dialog Revamps Dialog Classic

Dialog finally decided to revamp their powerful Dialog Classic Web search interface. With 600 databases covering from business information, technology to intellectual property, and the environment Dialog remains the most powerful database and a favorite among many librarians. The updated features on Dialog Classic Web are as follows:

* shortcuts and menu icons for common tasks with the new graphical interface
* create and edit a search strategy before running it with the new Type-ahead buffer
* templates turn search results into formatted reports in Microsoft Word or Excel
* command statements up are available up to 2,000 characters long
* view Bluesheets and other reference materials in the new Databases pane
* link to full text journal articles and other documents using Dialog eLinks
* try new form-based interfaces to certain commands: EDIT ADDR, EDIT PROFILE, SAVE ALERT, XSLT
* save search results temporarily and retrieve them later via a direct hyperlink
* 30-day history of all Dialog search activity

For more details check E-Content.

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