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Title: NCJRS ComputerBased Products and Services: Your Direct Route to Criminal Justice Information
Corporate Author: US Dept of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 16
Sponsoring Agency: US Dept of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
Washington, DC 20531
Type: Reference Material
Format: Informational Packet
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) operates an electronic bulletin board which allows users to participate in dialogues on criminal justice concerns, key conferences on policy and research issues, new publications, surveys, an indexed information library, and electronic mail and document transfers.
Abstract: This kit contains a handbook and computer diskettes from the National Institute of Justice Drugs and Crime-ROM Library. The diskettes contain 328 documents and 30,000 pages of information, dated between 1970 and 1990, covering drug- and crime-related information targeted towards legislators, law enforcement, justice and health officials, policymakers, researchers, librarians, lawyers and doctors, employers and managers, teachers and students. The data files include an abstract data file, a dataset file, an image file, and a text file. The software allows the user to retrieve information quickly; display, extract, or print text, graphics, and data; and use an electronic note pad for later reference. This handbook specifically covers installation, keyboard and function keys, searches, outputs, and troubleshooting.
Main Term(s): Criminal justice information systems; Electronic bulletin boards
Index Term(s): Drug information; National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)
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