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Herman J. Woltring
04-20-1992, 03:05 AM
Received: Mon, 20 Apr 92 15:15 MET
Date: Mon, 20 Apr 1992 09:11:22 EDT
From: V2153A@TEMPLEVM.BITNET
Subject: fedix
Sender: Research news from Temple University

FEDIX ACCESS ON INTERNET

FEDIX, an on-line service of the Federal Information Exchange, Inc., can
now be accessed through INTERNET. FEDIX is an information link between
the Federal government and academia, providing on-line information on
agency research opportunities, program contacts, scholarships, research
equipment, procurement notices, and minority opportunities.

Users can access the latest program guidelines and abstracts of previously
funded research projects. FEDIX also provides an electronic mail feature
enabling users to communicate with the systems operators.

The federal agencies participating in FEDIX are:
- Dept. of Energy (DOE)
- Dept. of Commerce (DOC)
- Dept. of Education (ED)
- Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
- National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
- Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
- National Science Foundation (NSF)
- National Security Agency (NSA)
- Office of Naval Research (ONR)
- U.S. Agency for International Development (AID)
- Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)

FEDIX provides access at no cost, and has no registration fees. Information
is continuously updated and includes daily updates from the Commerce Business
Daily and the Federal Register. Information may be downloaded, and there is
24-hour access.

The INTERNET address for FEDIX is: FEDIX.FIE.COM or 192.111.228.1 .
At login type: fedix, once connected, type NEW at the USERID prompt and
follow the instructions provided.

For modem access to FEDIX dial 1-800-232-4879. The modem setup: 1200, 2400
or 9600 baud, 8 databits, no parity, and 1 stopbit. Once connected, type
NEW at the USERID prompt and follow the instructions provided.

Copies of the free FEDIX User's Guide are available in OSP,
or by calling (301) 975-0103.