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Language peer sets for ELHILL:
United States
United States/1972
Designed 1972
1970s languages
Third generation
High Cold War
Genus Information Retrieval
Information Retrieval
Information Retrieval/1972
Information Retrieval/United States
Content-related/United States
Content-reflexive/United States


Text retrieval language 

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Country: United States
Designed 1972
Genus: Information Retrieval

Query language for Text, uses Command, Single file Dev: SDC/NLM HW: IBM

extesivley used in online text databases, epecially medical

Name is an acronym derived from the name of Senator E Lister Hill, as the Lister Hill Center was wher the National Library of Medicine centred its automation efforts

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ORBIT ELHILL   Enhancement of

  • MEDLARS (1972) "Medline Communications Network" Library Network/Medlars Technical Bulletin 33(4) June 1972 Page 8 Extract: Background
  • Lancaster (1972) Lancaster, F. Wilfrid "Evaluation of On-Line Searching in MEDLARS (AIM-TWX) by Biomedical Practitioners" Occasional Papers, Publications Office--215 Armory Building, University of Illinois, Graduate School of Library Science, Champaign, Illinois 61820 Abstract
  • Hummel (1975) Hummel, Donald J. "A Comparative Report on an On-Line Retrieval Service Employing Two Distinct Software Systems?" Journal of Chemical Information and Computer Sciences, 15(1) 1975 Abstract Extract: ELHILL and ORBIT Extract: Introduction Extract: ELHILL structure
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