Source Publication (e.g., journal title)
Data base components include information content, retrieval software and interface. Online data bases can be evaluated on accessibility, search language, search program, contents and aids. CD-ROM data bases can be evaluated on software, hardware, scope, content, quality and accessibility.
Tenopir, Carol, "Evaluation Criteria for Online, CD-ROM" (1992). School of Information Sciences -- Faculty Publications and Other Works.