NetFirst Now on FirstSearch and EPIC

May 1996
Information Today;May1996, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p63
Trade Publication
The NetFirst service, an authoritative directory of Internet-accessible resources, is now available on FirstSearch and EPIC, OCLC's online reference services. The database is updated weekly and is expected to grow by over 10,000 records a month. As the database grows, other important Internet resources, such as electronic journals, newsletters, gopher sites, and library catalogs, will be added. Rick Noble, vice president, OCLC reference services, said that NetFirst provides unparalleled access to Internet resources by applying proven abstracting and indexing practices to this enormous network of unclassified materials. John Sullivan, director of online reference services and NetFirst's product manager, said that NetFirst offers several advantages over other Internet indexes and directories.


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