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March 1993 - Volume 9:5

ON THE COVER: The increasing power of small portable computers enables scholars and knowledge workers to escape the power grid--at least for a few hours--without sacrifing quality in their work.

F E A T U R E S

Unplugged
How to choose a notebook computer.
By Caroline Ferguson.

Green-bar blues?
Laser printing at UMIS.
By Stephen W. Fausey

PennBack
UDC's remote system backup service.
By Dr. Michael W. Kearney

Mainframes & micros
Ivy and PennNet offer the best of both worlds.
By Lori Ratajczak and Bob Lakata

Managing to change
The Wharton School's distributed staff model for computing support.
By Michael Eleey

Microsoft Word 5.1
An upgrade to the leading Macintosh word processor.
By El Smith

The wisdom of age
Access through the Library to information on aging.
By M. Dittemore, S. Bell, E. DeMarinis, and S. Morgan

When your hard disk fails...
How to survive the inevitable.
By Tom Gudmundsen and Edda Katz


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