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Please join Michael Dwyer, ProQuest Government Sales Account Executive, for an in-depth demonstration of NewspaperDirect: PressDisplay and ProQuest Historical Newspapers on Monday, April 11, 2005 at 9:30am * 11:30am and at 1:30pm * 3:30pm in the FLICC/FEDLINK Training Room, RM 216 located in the LoC Adams Building,  2nd and Independence Avenue, SE, Washington, DC.
Registration: Please call (202)707-4800 to register for either session.

NewspaperDirect: PressDisplay provides online access to today's newspapers from around the world in full-color, full-page format. The ever-expanding collection currently includes over 200 titles. Just like reading the familiar print edition, viewers can browse articles and other key content, such as pictures, advertisements, classifieds, and notices. The service also provides a two-week backfile and the ability to perform keyword searches within any issue and in the local language.

NewspaperDirect: PressDisplay offers users the most convenient way to read current edition newspapers from around the world. We know you will appreciate the value and the freedom of choice that come with your subscription to Press Display. Users get access to a wide-range of current newspapers from Europe, South America, Asia, the Middle East, the U.S., and more. Best of all: No more waiting for newspapers to arrive. No more expensive delivery fees. No more storage hassles.  The service does not require additional software or plug-ins and is the perfect addition to your virtual library services.  No matter how big or small your library is Press Display is the ideal way to instantly and affordably expand your Newspaper collection.

ProQuest Historical Newspapers offers full-text and full-image articles for newspapers dating back to the 19th century. For most titles, the collection includes digital reproductions of every page from every issue--cover to cover--in downloadable PDF® files. This ongoing project has already completed The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Christian Science Monitor. Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Boston Globe and Atlanta Constitution are currently going through the digitization process.  All ProQuest newspapers are fully cross-searchable.

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James W. Oliver
FEDLINK Vendor Services Coordinator
Library of Congress
Washington, DC 20540-4935
V-(202)707-4960, F-(202)707-4955
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