Okapi. Online Keyword Access to Public Information. An exciting experimental information retrieval system (3rd generation OPAC), developed at the Centre for Interactive Systems Research, at the Department of Information Science, City University, London, UK. Several versions exist. Free demo access to the command line ASCII text version via telnet.
OMNI. UK. Organising Medical Networked Information.
OneSource Offers a family of industry-standard databases delivered on a variety of platforms with customized, powerful, easy-to-use software, which enables clients to make superior data-driven business decisions.
Online magazine. Magazine of online information systems for information professionals. Now part of Information Today publications.
UK Online Information 2005. Exhibition and conference for librarians and iformation professionals. See also Infobase 2005 (Germany); Online World 2005 (U.S.); Internet Librarian International Conference (U.K.); InfoToday 2005 (U.S.); IDT 2005 (France) and National Online Meeting 2005 (US & Canada).
Online vendors/Database hosts listed in the Info Connect LIS directory (some major ones): SilverPlatter, DIALOG, DataStar, Kompass, Dun & Bradstreet, CARL Corporation, Gale Group (Information Access Company), BLAISE, STN, MAID Profound, Westlaw, Knowledge Express, Ovid(BRS), HW Wilson, Leatherhead, Fiz-Karlsruhe, ICC, MEDLARS, Dow Jones News/Retrieval, JICST, Teletel (Minitel), Datastream International, Nerac, DIMDI, UMI ProQuest Direct, German Business Information GBI, Quick Law QL, Info Mark, InfoGlobe, FT Profile, ECHO, Eurobases, Lexis-Nexis, Questel-Orbit, FirstSearch(OCLC), MIC-KIBIC, EasyNet, DRI/McGraw-Hill, Genios, ESA-IRS, VINITI, CitaDel, Fiz-Technik, America Online, Info Market, INN-View, NlightN, DataTimes, Compuserve, and Open DRANET. Each link also gives a complete updated list of databases offered and descriptions. See also X.25 Public Data Networks web sites.
Open DRANET Database host from Data Research Associates.
ORT. Legal, financial information on French, Belgian and Spanish companies.
Ovid Technologies. Information services company and database host,(formerly BRS, now Ovid Online). Web site includes information on the full text Journals@Ovid service.
Oxford University Library. UK. See Bodleian Library.
Oxford University Press, OUP online. UK. Site includes a superb journal abstract database and access to full text online journals. See also Cambridge University Press. The 2 US equivalents are Yale and Harvard University Presses.