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> From: Mark Shechner <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject:      Re: Library of Congress
> To: Multiple recipients of list SCREEN-L <SCREEN-L@UA1VM>
> Status: R
>
> Why would anyone want to use LOC anyway?  It's only advantage over any of the
> 70 or 80 university libraries available by modem is that it tends to have
> the very latest books about 7 or 8 weeks before the libraries get 'em.
> Otherwise, the University of California's MELVYL system (Telnet 31.1.0.11)
> islight years more user friendly and downloads just fine.
>
> Mark Shechner
> SUNY, buffalo
 
Looks like MELVYL is only available to UC students/faculty, though.  I
couldn't do anything in MELVYL because I had no password, and the online
help indicates that passwords are available only to UC folks.
 
Am I missing something?
 
Thanks - Tom Thomas