Accession Number : ADA195015

Title :   CD ROM (Compact Disc Read Only Memory): Potential Uses at Air University.

Descriptive Note : Student rept.,

Corporate Author : AIR COMMAND AND STAFF COLL MAXWELL AFB AL

Personal Author(s) : Mattern, Russell H

PDF Url : ADA195015

Report Date : Apr 1988

Pagination or Media Count : 33

Abstract : Compact Disc Read Only Memory (CD ROM) is an optical data storage medium particularly suited for large data bases. It offers users large volume storage at low cost and can be integrated into present personal computer (PC) systems. This report investigated the feasibility of using CD ROM technology in various mission at Air University including the Air Command and Staff College Resident and Associate Programs. The report concludes CD ROM technology will be most valuable for implementation at the Academic Instructors School and the Air University Library.

Descriptors :   *DATA BASES, *OPTICAL DATA, *OPTICAL STORAGE, INSTRUCTORS, LIBRARIES, LOW COSTS, MICROCOMPUTERS, MISSIONS, OPTICS, SCHOOLS, STORAGE, UNIVERSITIES, VOLUME, DATA STORAGE SYSTEMS

Subject Categories : Electrooptical and Optoelectronic Devices
      Computer Hardware

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE