Providing Government Information on the Internet: Experiences with THOMAS

  title={Providing Government Information on the Internet: Experiences with THOMAS},
  author={W. Bruce Croft and Robert Cook and Dean Wilder},
The THOMAS system is designed to make legislative information available to the general public over the Internet, and can be regarded as a prototype of a government digital library. As a joint project between the Library of Congress and the University of Massachusetts, THOMAS provides significant opportunities for studying the retrieval and interface techniques that are needed to support effective access to complex information in an Internet-based environment. Preliminary experience with THOMAS… CONTINUE READING
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