The Library Corporation has announced DialCat which can provide dial-up access to a CD-ROM-based public access catalog for off site patrons through a PC and modem. DialCat uses the same search options and features as BiblioFile's Intelligent Catalog. It supports transmission rates up to 9600 bps (bits per second). The purchase price of $3,500 includes all necessary hardware and software. Annual hardware and software support, including up to 12 CD-ROM catalog updates and a toll-free help line is $695.
[Contact: The Library Corporation, Research Park, Inwood, WV 25428; (304) 229-0100 or (800) 624-0559; Fax (304) 229-0295.]