Please join representatives of Thomson Gale who will provide a
presentation and update for the World Biographical Information System
WHEN: Wednesday, November 17, 2004
TIME: 9:30 - 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
WHERE: FLICC/FEDLINK Training Room, Library of Congress, Adams
Building, Room 216
Registration: Please call (202)707-4800 to register for either
Metro: Blue/Orange line to Capital South station.
Read more: www.gale.com/wbis
By digitizing K.G. Saur's vastly popular microfiche Biographical
and adding to it over the next few years, Thomson Gale brings the
biographical database to your library. With a simple interface
five languages, researchers will have instant access 24 hours a day,
eliminating hours and hours of research time better applied to
World Biographical Information System Online is a more permanent, less
fragile solution than microfilm for providing your patrons vast
solutions without taking up valuable shelf space or depleting budgets.
World Biographical Information System Online will continue to add to
archives, culminating with more than 5.7 million articles on 3.6
people from all walks of life, from around the world.
FACT SHEET: http://www.gale.com/pdf/facts/WBIS.pdf
Presented by Andres Montejo and Kelly Clifton
1-800-877-4253, ext. 8559
Please forward this announcement to colleagues that may have in
interest in the subject matter.
James W. Oliver
FEDLINK Vendor Services Coordinator
Library of Congress
Washington, DC 20540-4935
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