No longer for sale, but page retained for its
historical interest: SFVIEW.
The world's leading science fiction reference book, The Encyclopedia
of Science Fiction edited John Clute and Peter Nicholls, came out in a
CD-ROM edition from Grolier in 1995 – with a truly lousy interface.
SFVIEW was produced as a much better Windows-platform viewer that
transforms, corrects, expands and adds essential facilities to the
user-hostile CD-ROM. It was eventually superseded by the
new (free) online edition
of the Encyclopedia launched in October 2011 and still