Only 5 business days left to register for the following GALE new product presentation.

Join Gale for a demonstration of their newest products -

Grzimek's Animal Life - InfoTrac Newsstand - and the new InfoTrac 2.0 interface!

 

 

When: Wednesday, October 28, 2009

SPECIAL TIME:  2 PM - 3:30 PM

Where: Library of Congress, Adams Bldg., 2nd and Independence Ave, SE,

FLICC / FEDLINK Training Room, 2nd Floor, RM 216

Registration: Please e-mail Jim Oliver,  [log in to unmask], to register for this special session. Please include phone number, and agency affiliation. Also, please distribute to colleagues who might have an interest in this new offering.

 

Grzimek's Animal Life --Based on the acclaimed print series Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, Grzimek's Animal Life - now online -- takes the 9,000+ of pages of content, photos and peer-reviewed articles from the 17 volume set written by experts to an entirely new level. Like its print predecessor, Grzimek's Animal Life is virtually unmatched in terms of content. As a dynamic, interactive online subscription resource, Grzimek's Animal Life delivers access to: More than 4,000 species including amphibians, birds, fish, insects, invertebrates, mammals and reptiles, More than 12,000 photos, illustrations and maps, Interactive gadgets, User, educator and expert communities.

The visually appealing user interface connects images, videos and gadgets to key periodicals, real-time news, hand-selected Web sites and other high-quality reference sources, making the study of animals an educational experience where users will not only find specific animal information, but explore, discover and truly learn about animals. The user experience is highlighted by features like a 3D range map; Web 2.0 tools like RSS feeds and social networking sharing; and communities for users, educators and experts

 

InfoTrac Newsstand -- This innovative full-text newspaper resource allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, author, newspaper section or other fields, eliminating random searching through newspaper archives. InfoTrac Newsstand provides access to more than 1,400 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers as well as leading titles from around the world. With the purchase of InfoTrac Newsstand you can elect to create a collection of custom newspapers which will give you the freedom to select the newspapers that fit the research needs of your users and the communities you support. Read more at: http://www.gale.cengage.com/pdf/facts/ITCN.pdf

 

NEW InfoTrac Interface / PowerSearch 2.0 -- Since its launch in 2002, our state-of-the-art Gale PowerSearch platform has been adopted by more than 70,000 special, public, academic, and K-12 libraries. With Gale PowerSearch, users can instantly access periodical and reference content in multiple

Gale databases from a single starting point while also cross-searching eBooks in the Gale Virtual Reference Library. Gale PowerSearch offers ease-of-use, enormous flexibility and a wide range of features and benefits based on feedback from users. A new more visually appealing interface for Gale PowerSearch gives users a Web-like experience

and includes added features that will appeal to and empower library patrons, students and

other researchers. What's new in PowerSearch?

 

 

Refreshments, provided by Gale, will be served at this session.

Please forward to colleagues who might have an interest in the subject matter.

See you there!

Thanks,

 

Kelly M. Mills

Account Executive, Government & Special Libraries

Gale | Cengage Learning

27500 Drake Rd., Farmington Hills, MI 48331

 

(o) 800-877-4253 x 1914 | (f) 248-699-8600 | (e) [log in to unmask] | www.cengage.com

 

See you on the 28th, in the PM,

Jim

 

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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http://www.loc.gov/flicc