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FEDLINK will be offering vendor demonstrations from ISI, Rapsheets.com, Gale and Dialog between August 28 and September 19.  See the details for each session below and register today!
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ISI Web of Knowledge and Current Contents Connect Demonstrations
 
Two Session Available on Wednesday, August 28, 2002
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
 
Join Patricia Sproehnle of ISI for a presentation on the ISI Web of Knowledge, the powerful Web-based platform that integrates the ISI Web of Science and ISI Current Contents Connect with additional sources of content. ISI Web of Knowledge facilitates discovery by offering seamless navigation to content, evaluation tools, and bibliographic management products. The platform provides search tools for cross-content and Web document searching, and is equipped with a sophisticated linking gateway.  ISI is a business of The Thomson Corporation.
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Rapsheets.com Demonstration
Tuesday, September 10, 2002
Two Sessions: 
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
 
Join representatives from  Rapsheets.com for a presentation on America’s largest source of criminal records on the Internet.  Rapsheets.com offers instant search results from its database of more than 60 million convicted criminals.
 
Covering 37 states and numerous counties, all of its records come directly from state and county government sources, and include court records, department of correction records, probation and parole records and law enforcement records. Further, all of its records include name and unique identifiers such as date of birth, race, sex and some SSN’s.  Since all of Rapsheets.com records are in a standard data structure, users can search either one jurisdiction at a time or the entire National Criminal Index (NCI) with one click.
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Gale Group Demonstration
Two Sessions on Thursday, September 12, 2002
 
Join Kate Vincent, Account Executive, Special Libraries Market, Gale Group for a demonstration of their latest products and services.  Gale Group provides internet Web access, GaleNet, and CD-ROM databases that cover a wide variety of full text essays, biographies, and company and association descriptions. Offerings are available online and on CD- ROM, as well in print.  Topical areas include General Reference, Literature, Business & Technology, Curriculum support, History, the Gale Directory of Databases, the DISCovering series, and a Directory of Research Centers and Services. The Gale Group has incorporated all the previously offered IAC and Primary Source Media offerings, such as InfoTrac Total Access, InfoTrac Web, City Directories, Civil War, The Constitution and Supreme Court, Gale Business Resources, Gale Ready Reference Shelf, Health Reference Center, Research Bank Web, Student Resource Center, Times Literary Supplement Centenary Archive Online(1902-1990).
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Dialog’s E-Journal Linking Presentation
 
Thursday, September 19, 2002 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
 
Join Judy Levy, Senior Information Consultant with Dialog, for a presentation on Dialog’s e-Journal linking capabilities.  Learn how to add value to online research and leverage existing e-journal subscriptions in new ways with Dialog’s e-Journal linking service.
 
The linking service helps customers search via Dialog Web, DialogSelect, Dialog1, and Dialog Intranet Toolkit for relevant articles and links to full text.  Customers can also access images from more than 8,000 unique journals from over 40 publishers and aggregators.
 
FLICC/FEDLINK will be hosting these presentation in the Library of Congress National Digital Library Learning Center in the Madison Building, at First and Independence Avenue, S.E., Washington, D.C. The Metro stop is Capitol South on the Orange and Blue Lines. 
 
The events are free, but seating is limited.  Please sign up today by calling FLICC at (202) 707-4800.  Please request ADA Accommodations five business days in advance at (202) 707-6362 TTY or [log in to unmask].