Findlaw: Court of Justice is an online interactive legal trivia game from Unleashed Media Inc., of Sunnyvale, Calif. The game has separate versions for attorneys and non-attorney players and allows players to search for answers on Findlaw Inc.'s information Web site.
Reader Response no. 270.
EBSCO Information Services, of Birmingham, Ala., has revamped its Web site. Drop-down boxes on each page allow users to link to key sections of the web site for in-depth information. Visitors can access current information about its print and e-journal subscription services, bibliographic and full text databases, and online book, audio and ordering services.
Reader Response no. 271.
ConcordFTP 2.0, a FTP client for transferring files, was released by FileStream, Inc., of New York, N.Y. In addition to file transfer, the software offers automation features, such as downloading only newer files, daily backup of sites and folders, or uploading or downloading files or images whenever they have been updated.
It also provides an audit trail of all transfer activities.
Reader Response no. 272.
SERglobalBrain is a hard drive search tool released by SER Soultions Inc., of Dulles, Va., which enables users to search and organize their hard drives. The program reads 5000 pages a second, using context and content based searches, rather then key word searches, says the company.
Reader Response no. 273.
Thesaurus Master and Machine Aided Indexer, part of the Data Harmony management, taxonomy, and indexing tools, are now available in single user versions, from Developer Access Innovations Inc., of Albuquerque, N.M. Thesaurus Master is used for the creation of a controlled vocabulary. Machine Aided Indexer is a processing tool that assigns indexing terms to individual documents.
Reader Response no. 274.
GoToMyPC is a program that enables users to access their office computer from a Web browser. Designed for at home workers, travelers, and/or after-hours access to office desktop, email and other corporate resources through the Internet. From Expertcity Inc., of Santa Barbara, Calif.
Reader Response no. 276.