Thomson Gale and Xrefer
Product Partners Presentation

Date:  Tuesday, October 11, 2005
Time:  9:30-11:30 AM and 1:30-3:30 PM (identical sessions) 
Place:  FEDLINK/FLICC Training Room, Library of Congress, Adams Building, 2nd Floor, Rm. 216
REGISTRATION: Please call (202)707-4800

Kelly Clifton, Field Sales Executive, Thomson Gale
Jeffrey LaPlante, Senior Vice President of Sales, Xrefer

Gale Virtual Reference Library - eBooks extraordinaire

New Functionalities - New Titles - New Partners

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) is taking eBooks to the next level
by delivering a wealth of reference content in a database format. This
valuable product allows libraries of any size - based on user's needs
and usage patterns - to develop collections at their own pace and within their own budget.  This new reference option also offers: 
*	24/7 remote access
*	Content ownership - unlimited users - no checkouts
*	Circulation of reference content network/enterprise wide
*	Cross searching across entire GVRL collection 
*	No need for special hardware or an online reader
*	Access to Xreferplus content (subscription based)
GVRL/eBook Publisher List:  Thomson Gale, Macmillan, Scribner, Sage,
Wiley, Cambridge, Cartographica, Greenhaven, Berkshire, Idea Group, John Harper, K.G. Saur, Linworth, and Sharpe.  The list is growing! 
GVRL Product web site: 

GVRL Title List: 


Xreferplus provides ready reference content with its own interface but
offered through Gale Virtual Reference Library as an optional add-on
subscription database.  Xreferplus offers a selection from over 180
titles to create your custom title list to match your library's reference needs.  The titles are from a broad but essential range of quick electronic reference content culled from specific encyclopedias,
dictionaries, and other recognized standards such as: 

*	McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Science and Technology
*	Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary
*	The Concise Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology
*	The Continuum Encyclopedia of American Literature
*	The Harper Collins World Atlas and Gazetteer
*	Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

XreferPlus Brochure: 

Xreferplus Title List: 

Please reserve your spot today since seating is limited. 

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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