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n
(Computer Science) a method of reading data from a computer file without reading through the file from the beginning as on a disk or drum. Also called: random access Compare sequential access
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Research technology company Digital Science announced on Wednesday that it has launched Anywhere Access, a new cloud-based library technology that offers immediate access to library e-resources for researchers to experience open access (OA), subscription and on-demand content faster than ever before.
The partnership will provide UATP's member airlines with immediate access to ApplePay, one of the world's most popular payment methods, adding to UATP's offerings for alternative payment methods (APMs) favored by travelers in different geographies.
The plan is to enhance Epic's ability to source financing for investment sales deals and obtain immediate access to real time financing market information through their Quotes and Term Sheets (QTS) department.
23 that the Adorers of the Blood of Christ in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, must give a pipeline company immediate access to their land.
ESMA found that DDRL failed to provide direct and immediate access to derivatives data from 21 March 2014 to 15 December 2014, a period of about nine months in which access delays increased from two days to 62 days after reporting and affected 2.6 billion reports.
"This Ecliptek program, updated daily, offers users anywhere in the world immediate access to current, accurate information directly from the manufacturer."
What's wrong with the normal loo roll holder where you can see and gain immediate access to the much-needed paper?!
If you have not yet activated your member account on the new site, please do so now to ensure that you have immediate access to your member benefits when you need them!
"The aim is that a police officer or PCSO attending a rural crime will have this tablet to hand making it quicker to orientate themselves to the outlying rural areas and giving them immediate access to data."
Colin Cole, CEO, Lion Court Homes, said: "The office's excellent location with immediate access to the M5 was a key consideration in the decision to relocate to Apex Park.
An immediate access clinic significantly reduced the wait times for patients seeking rheumatology assessments, based on data from 660 patients seen between February and December 2009.