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PressDisplay customisation

8 August 2011

This e-mail has come about from a discussion that occured on the Public Libraries list-serv about PressDisplay customisation, so apologies to those of you that have already seen my posting on Pubsig and to those of you that do not subscribe to PressDisplay.

Encyclopaedia Britannica Image Quest Trial

1 August 2011

Encyclopaedia Britannica would like to offer EPIC member libraries a trial to their new resource Image Quest.

Below is a blurb from Britannica about Image Quest and this link contains a promotional pamplet with further information.

Gale Cengage Technical Support

27 July 2011

This is to let you all know that as of 1 August, the technical support contact for Gale Cengage will no longer be Sean Volke. Sean has resigned from Gale Cengage, his last day will be this Friday (29 July). For those of you who would like to get his last minute technical words of advice or wish him well in his future endeavours, he will be contactable at his Gale Cengage email sean.volke@cengage.com until Friday.

Gale Newspaper Products offer for Public Libraries follow up

6 July 2011

You may remember that at the end of May I sent out an offer from Gale Cengage to EPIC Public Libraries to subscribe to The Times Digital Archive, 19th Century British Library Newspapers, 17th Century Burney Newspaper Collection and 19th Century US Newspapers as an Opt-in option to your EPIC subscription. (Click here to access the original newsletter with further information on the offer).

EPIC discount offers from Taylor & Francis

4 July 2011
Taylor & Francis would like to offer discounts to the following subscriptions/collections to EPIC member libraries:

Oxford Webex Training Sessions

29 June 2011

Oxford University Press would like to let you know about their upcoming webex training sessions:

Oxford Art Online - Thursday 30 June at 2.00pm

Berg Fashion Library - Tuesday 19 July at 2.00pm

Oxford Music Online - Thursday 21 July at 2.00pm

Additions to the INZART collection on the NZ Index database

24 June 2011

The Knowledge Basket have forwarded on to me the following announcement to share with EPIC member libraries:

New EPIC Agreements

17 June 2011

As you all know, the EPIC office is run out of the National Library of New Zealand and it is the National Library that enters into license agreements with electronic resource vendors on behalf of the EPIC membership. As you also all know, in February the National Library became a part of the Department of Internal Affairs. The EPIC license agreements with all our vendors have all been adapted to reflect this change in lead agency.

EBSCO & The Economist

9 June 2011

For those of you that have not received the below message directly from EBSCO:

 

Dear EBSCO Customer,

Gale Newspaper Products offer for EPIC Public Library Members

30 May 2011

Gale Cengage has a fantastic new offer for EPIC Public Library members:

Gale would like to offer EPIC Public Libraries the opportunity to collectively subscribe to The Times Digital Archive, 19th Century British Library Newspapers, 17th Century Burney Newspaper Collection and 19th Century US Newspapers as an Opt-in option to your EPIC subscription.

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