Online Service Aids Student Researchers

A new online reference service from Infonautics, houses topics and ideas for school-related research projects. The Web site provides over 2,000 diverse ideas for writing research and term papers on more than 100 topics.

Initially, will cover five categories: art and literature, history, science, business and society. After brainstorming, visitors can automatically link to an Internet search engine or to related areas in the firm's Electric Library. Those who enter the Electric Library can then download full-text documents using their existing account or a free trial.

In addition to the directory of topics, offers a Writing Center, with detailed steps and tips for students, and a Discussion Area, for sharing views. Infonautics, Wayne, PA, (610) 902-8823,

This article originally appeared in the 02/01/1997 issue of THE Journal.