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 Please join Clay Boss, Federal Sales Account Executive at ProQuest on
Wednesday, February 17th for a presentation and demonstration on
ProQuest*s current new solutions.  Come see how your Library can offer a
robust news solution delivered on our platform, integrated into your
desktop news solutions, or delivered via RSS and other methods. As a
leader in current news databases, ProQuest offers a suite of options for
current and historical news coverage including: ProQuest Newsstand* lets
librarians create an online newspaper resource that meets the needs of
their library's patrons.  Customers can choose to receive a selection of
major national newspapers, or create customized state and regional
packages.  The core of the database includes international, national and
regional papers such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, LA
Times, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, USA Today, The Guardian, El
Norte, Jerusalem Post, and South China Morning
Post.(http://www.umi.com/en-US/catalogs/databases/detail/newsstand.shtml)
Now Available! Exclusive access to 85 full-text newspapers from the
world-leading news and information provider, Gannett, plus an additional
7 U.S. military titles will be available on a non-exclusive basis.
Gannett newspapers span 30 states providing high quality reporting to
their local and regional constituencies. A complete list of Gannett
titles available through ProQuest can be found at
http://www.proquest.com/go/gannett.  NewspaperDirect Press-Display
provides instant online access to today's newspapers from around the
world in full-color, full-page format.  The ever-expanding collection
currently includes nearly 1,000 U.S. and international 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 up to a 60-day backfile and the
ability to perform keyword searches across all titles and the entire
backfile.(http://www.umi.com/en-US/catalogs/databases/detail/newspaperdirect_pd.shtml)
 Critical Mention - ProQuest is the exclusive distributor of Critical
Mention to libraries.  Critical Mention is a comprehensive web-based
television and radio search and monitoring service that allows users to
search, track and view critical information from an expanding network of
U.S. and international broadcast stations.  The platform provides
real-time monitoring and e-mail alerts for organizations that require
up-to-the minute news. Critical Mention allows users to easily find news
clips immediately after broadcast, and instantly share the clips within
a workgroup via a secure video e-mail or a private video gallery.  Basic
and advanced searching features ensure you will find the information you
need, at the moment it is available.
(http://www.umi.com/en-US/catalogs/databases/detail/criticalmention.shtml)
This presentation and demo will be offered live at the FLICC/FEDLINK
Training Room at the Library of Congress Adams Building (2nd Floor Room
216, 2nd & Independence Ave., SE, Washington, DC) as well as via Webinar
for those of you outside of the Washington, DC area.   Times are 9:30am
- 11:30am EST with a repeat at 1:30pm - 3:30pm EST. To Register for
onsite: Please  contact Jim Oliver, [log in to unmask] To Register for the
Webinar:  Please call (252) 571-3176 or email [log in to unmask]   
 Elizabeth SimmonsDirector, US Government Sales ProQuestDialogTel  +1
571 438 0264Fax +1 443 782 [log in to unmask] 
http://www.proquest.comhttp://www.dialog.com  See you on February
17th, 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