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Data base searchers get help from Hollywood

Library Systems Newsletter [September 1986]

BASELINE, a comprehensive information service for the entertainment industry, provides information on 34,000 films, television shows and theatrical productions, plus data on the more than 200,000 people involved in their production including actors to key grips, directors to make-up artists. Information on films currently dates back to 1970 and information on TV programs dates back to 1934. BASELINE offers Cinema-scope, which charts audience statistics and gives demographic breakdowns of opening-night reactions for all major releases since 1979. Another service lists literary properties for which film rights are available, with story synopsis, author, agent, and publisher. BASELINE can be accessed through personal computers equipped with a modem or through a small portable Minitel receiver leased from BASELINE. Subscribers can also use the phone-in service where BASELINE researchers will access the information and provide answers to questions.

[Contact: BASELINE, Inc., 80 East 11th St., New York, NY 10003; (212) 254-8235.]

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Publication Year:1986
Type of Material:Article
Language English
Published in: Library Systems Newsletter
Publication Info:Volume 6 Number 09
Issue:September 1986
Publisher:American Library Association
Place of Publication:Chicago, IL
Notes:Howard S. White, Editor-in-Chief; Richard W. Boss Contributing Editor
Subject: Information resources -- entertainment
Record Number:4246
Last Update:2023-12-07 20:46:35
Date Created:0000-00-00 00:00:00