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The Heinz Electronic Library Interactive On-Line System (Helios): An Update, Gabrielle Michalek Dec 1997

The Heinz Electronic Library Interactive On-Line System (Helios): An Update, Gabrielle Michalek

Gabrielle Michalek

In February 1994 Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) Libraries embarked on an ambitious project to convert approximately one million pages of the congressional papers of Pennsylvania Senator John Heinz into digital format. [1] Innovative image-management and text-retrieval software created at CMU provides the ability to search and retrieve these papers. Named in memory of the late Senator, the Heinz Electronic Library Interactive On-line System (HELIOS) currently allows researchers to browse, search, view, and print over 434,000 digital images from the collection. Accessible through the campus network and the Internet, HELIOS dramatically increases depth of indexing and quality of retrieval beyond ...