Information Today & Tomorrow
Vol. 19 No. 1 March 2000

Editorial Committee 

Dr. A. Lahiri 
Adviser (NISSAT
Department of Scientific & Industrial Research (DSIR)
New Delhi-110 016 

Ms. S. Ravindran 
DSIR, New Delhi-110 016 

Mr. B.G. Sunder Singh 
DSIR, New Delhi-110 016 

Ms. Kamini S. Mishra 
DSIR, New Delhi-110 016 

Mr. B.N. Sarkar 
DSIR, New Delhi-110 016 

Mr. Vimal Kumar Varun 
DSIR, New Delhi-110 016 

Mr. S. Subba Rao
Central Leather Research Institute

Editor: Prof. BK Sen

Editorial Office: 80, Shivalik Apartments, Alaknanda, New Delhi-110 019

Telefax: +91 11 6516078

2000 DSIR, New Delhi.

Cover Design: Vipul Gupta, SPA New Delhi


Editorial: The Looking Glass !!!

IPR Issues in Databases

Web-Enabled Databases: An Overview of
Technology and Problems

Official Statistical Information: Indian Scenario

National Mapping of Science - India: Biomedical Sciences

National Mapping of Science - India: Life Sciences

R U on Internet: Indian OPACs



Internet Usage in China

Padmashree BS Kesavan Passes Away

ITT 2000 at Bangalore
November 22-24, 2000

NISSAT Manpower Development Program

8th CDS/ISIS User Group Meet at Ahmedabad
July 29-30, 2000


Published by the National Information System for Science & Technology (NISSAT), Department of Scientific & Industrial Research (DSIR), Government of India, Technology Bhawan, New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi-110 016.

INFORMATION TODAY & TOMORROW, published quarterly, is the official organ of NISSAT and aims at disseminating information concerning its programmes, activities and achievements as also of the various centres functioning under NISSAT. Additionally, it attempts to project major developments in the field of information science at the national and international levels.

Communications concerning this publication may be addressed to Dr. A. Lahiri. Material published in the journal can be reproduced with due acknowledgment to the source.