Dialog1 Released - New Product Facilitates User-Friendly Interaction -

Apr 26, 2001, 01:00 ET from Dialog

    CARY, N.C., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Dialog, a leading provider of
 online-based information services and a subsidiary of The Thomson Corporation
 (TSE: TOC), today announced the release of Dialog1, a streamlined search
 product developed to offer high-level content in an easy-to-use format.  This
 user-friendly delivery system is designed for vertical and horizontal markets,
 and requires just one click of the mouse to deliver relevant information to
 the end-user.
     Dialog1 has already earned professional acclaim by being named Best New
 Business Intelligence Product by Information Highways and receiving EContent
 magazine's Editor's Choice Award.
     Dialog1 was created by listening to the needs of customers and by
 utilizing the searching expertise of our staff of information professionals.
 The product facilitates a "question and answer" interaction between the user
 and Dialog(R) to easily retrieve content, answering a need of the end-user for
 fast, effective search tools and information services.
     "Many of the search tools deploy powerful Dialog command language 'behind
 the scenes,' providing information with pinpoint precision," said Paul
 Colucci, senior vice president of product development at Dialog.  "By
 listening to our customers and surveying the market, Dialog has recognized the
 urgency for convenience and reliability in content delivery systems."
     "Dialog1 is giving our attorneys easy access to a wealth of reliable
 intellectual property information," said Mary Gilligan, librarian at Pennie &
 Edmonds LLP.  "Unlike the purported 'free' Web sites, Dialog1's data is clean,
 easy to read, and verified."
     Several modules are immediately available for access at Dialog1.com,
 including intellectual property, pharmaceuticals, business intelligence,
 marketing, and world news.  Energy, engineering, and biotech are expected to
 be made available later this year.
     Currently, Dialog users can access Dialog1 with a Dialog password.
 Support services are easily accessible utilizing a "Call Me Now" feature,
 where users can have a product specialist call them directly at a specified
 time.
 
     About Dialog
     Dialog is the worldwide leader in providing online information services to
 organizations seeking competitive advantages in such fields as business,
 science, engineering, finance, and law. Its Internet and intranet-based
 products and services such as Dialog(R), Dialog1, Profound(R), and
 DataStar(TM) offer immediate access to over 12 terabytes, or more than
 six billion pages, of key information.  The company has recently been named
 Grand Prize winner in the Database Scalability Program 2000 by the Winter
 Corporation for the size and breadth of its content.  Headquartered in Cary,
 N.C., with offices around the world, Dialog has over 20,000 customers in more
 than 100 countries and is a subsidiary of The Thomson Corporation.  For more
 information, contact Dialog at 1-800-3DIALOG, or on the World Wide Web at
 http://www.dialog.com.
 
     The Thomson Corporation
     The Thomson Corporation, with 2000 revenues of approximately $6.0 billion,
 is a leading global e-information and solutions company in the business and
 professional marketplace.  The Corporation's common shares are listed on the
 Toronto and London Stock Exchanges.  For more information, visit
 http://www.thomson.com.
 
     All designated trademarks used herein are the property of The Dialog
 Corporation or its subsidiaries.  Registered marks are registered by The
 Dialog Corporation or its subsidiaries, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.  All
 other marks are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective
 owners.
 
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SOURCE Dialog
    CARY, N.C., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Dialog, a leading provider of
 online-based information services and a subsidiary of The Thomson Corporation
 (TSE: TOC), today announced the release of Dialog1, a streamlined search
 product developed to offer high-level content in an easy-to-use format.  This
 user-friendly delivery system is designed for vertical and horizontal markets,
 and requires just one click of the mouse to deliver relevant information to
 the end-user.
     Dialog1 has already earned professional acclaim by being named Best New
 Business Intelligence Product by Information Highways and receiving EContent
 magazine's Editor's Choice Award.
     Dialog1 was created by listening to the needs of customers and by
 utilizing the searching expertise of our staff of information professionals.
 The product facilitates a "question and answer" interaction between the user
 and Dialog(R) to easily retrieve content, answering a need of the end-user for
 fast, effective search tools and information services.
     "Many of the search tools deploy powerful Dialog command language 'behind
 the scenes,' providing information with pinpoint precision," said Paul
 Colucci, senior vice president of product development at Dialog.  "By
 listening to our customers and surveying the market, Dialog has recognized the
 urgency for convenience and reliability in content delivery systems."
     "Dialog1 is giving our attorneys easy access to a wealth of reliable
 intellectual property information," said Mary Gilligan, librarian at Pennie &
 Edmonds LLP.  "Unlike the purported 'free' Web sites, Dialog1's data is clean,
 easy to read, and verified."
     Several modules are immediately available for access at Dialog1.com,
 including intellectual property, pharmaceuticals, business intelligence,
 marketing, and world news.  Energy, engineering, and biotech are expected to
 be made available later this year.
     Currently, Dialog users can access Dialog1 with a Dialog password.
 Support services are easily accessible utilizing a "Call Me Now" feature,
 where users can have a product specialist call them directly at a specified
 time.
 
     About Dialog
     Dialog is the worldwide leader in providing online information services to
 organizations seeking competitive advantages in such fields as business,
 science, engineering, finance, and law. Its Internet and intranet-based
 products and services such as Dialog(R), Dialog1, Profound(R), and
 DataStar(TM) offer immediate access to over 12 terabytes, or more than
 six billion pages, of key information.  The company has recently been named
 Grand Prize winner in the Database Scalability Program 2000 by the Winter
 Corporation for the size and breadth of its content.  Headquartered in Cary,
 N.C., with offices around the world, Dialog has over 20,000 customers in more
 than 100 countries and is a subsidiary of The Thomson Corporation.  For more
 information, contact Dialog at 1-800-3DIALOG, or on the World Wide Web at
 http://www.dialog.com.
 
     The Thomson Corporation
     The Thomson Corporation, with 2000 revenues of approximately $6.0 billion,
 is a leading global e-information and solutions company in the business and
 professional marketplace.  The Corporation's common shares are listed on the
 Toronto and London Stock Exchanges.  For more information, visit
 http://www.thomson.com.
 
     All designated trademarks used herein are the property of The Dialog
 Corporation or its subsidiaries.  Registered marks are registered by The
 Dialog Corporation or its subsidiaries, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.  All
 other marks are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective
 owners.
 
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