Thursday, May 25, 2017

SOFTWARE

SOFTWARE
An application program (or application for short) is a computer program designed to perform a group of coordinated functions, tasks, or activities for the benefit of the user. wikipedia

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From ProQuest subsidiary Serials Solutions launched Intota Assessment, a collection analytics service designed to give libraries a holistic view of their serial and monograph holdings in both print and electronic formats, facilitating a comprehensive, data-driven approach...

Paul Levy, University of Brighton  You may well be reading this article at your desk at work or, perhaps, at home. You may be reading it on a browser based on open source. Your company...

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A commercial cargo ship making a test flight to the International Space Station will not be reaching the outpost until at least Tuesday due to a computer software glitch that halted its approach on...