Research Publications has released a fully indexed, abstracted database containing full-text transcripts of major television and radio news broadcasts on CD-ROM. Sources include ABC, CNN, PBS, and NPR. Researchers can search by subject, date, headline, program, anchor, network, or keyword. Each year includes more than 44,000 full-text transcripts from more than 60 programs. The annual subscription price is $2,295, with the license allowing networking on a CD-LAN for up to four concurrent users. Follett Software Company has contracted to be the principal distributor.
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