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Carol Tenopir and Gerald Lundeen. “The Sci‑Gateway Software and Natural Language Interfaces: Options for Online Searching

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Book Chapter

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The Sci-Mate Software system consists of three software packages that together provide a total database system. The SciMate Searcher is designed for searching remote databases and downloading from them, the Sci-Mate Manager facilitates the creation and maintenance of private databases, and the Sci-Mate Editor creates formatted bibliographies. The Searcher does not substitute for knowledge of online databases but, when used in conjunction with the other modules, provides an excelIent and easy way to create localIy held databases. AlI three modules are reliable and easy to use.

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