Index Kewensis on CD-ROM

Thomas G. Lammers lammers at FMPPR.FMNH.ORG
Fri Dec 19 15:09:46 CST 1997

At 03:43 PM 12-19-97 -0500, Kent Perkins wrote:

>The UF Herbarium purchased Index Kewensis on CD-ROM (DOS ver.) in 1994 for
>US $1500.  We understood that updates would be made available at a
reasonable price.
>We registered our copy and provided corrections when we found mistakes.

>An updated, MS-Windows version is now available for US $1500.
>Oxford Press informs us that we may "upgrade" for US $795.
>The new CD covers through 6/96.
>A printed supplement (suppl. 20) is available which covers 1991-Dec. 1995
>for ca. $140.

Ah, we begin to see the downside of modern technology ...

Thomas G. Lammers

Classification, Nomenclature, Phylogeny and Biogeography
of the Campanulaceae, s. lat.

Department of Botany
Field Museum of Natural History
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