Classic Computer Magazine Archive COMPUTE! ISSUE 79 / DECEMBER 1986 / PAGE 96

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GEnie Adds Online Encyclopedia

The electronic edition of Grolier's Academic American Encyclopedia is now available on GEnie, the General Electric Network for Information Exchange for personal computers.

First available online in 1980, the Grolier encyclopedia includes more than 32,000 articles composed of some ten million words with extensive cross-referencing. The encyclopedia is updated online four times a year.

There are three subscription options available for Grolier's Academic American Online Encyclopedia on Genie : $49.95 for a one-year subscription, $29.95 for a six-month subscription, and $7.50 for a one-month subscription.

GEnie is available for $5 an hour during non-prime time access at either 300 or 1200 baud. The non-prime time hours are Monday through Friday from 6 p.m. to 8 a.m. local time, and all day Saturday and Sunday and national holidays.

General Electric Information Services Co., 401 North Washington St., Rockville, MD 20850

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