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T.H.E. Journal readers can receive a free promotional copy of the OPAC System Keyboarding test, valued at $50. The complete OPAC (Office Proficiency Assessment & Certification) System delivers a battery of 17 tests, measuring skills in language arts, keyboarding, basic arithmetic, word processing, spreadsheets and databases. The system is DOS-compatible and interacts with live versions of leading software applications. Instructors save substantial time in assessing students, with tests scored automatically and hard copy results printed out. The keyboarding module, with three timed tests, can be ordered over the phone for a handling fee or downloaded at no charge from, the firm's Web site. Biddle & Associates, Inc., Sacramento, CA, (800) 999-0438.

This article originally appeared in the 05/01/1996 issue of THE Journal.