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EPIC platform / product changes

11 April 2016

This email update is specifically for EPIC member libraries that subscribe to the Gale Cengage EPIC National Package and/or the National Geographic Archive.

  • Gale Cengage EPIC National Package Updates

Global Issues In Context - new platform

New EPIC subscription year

31 March 2016

This is a reminder that tomorrow is the beginning of the new 2016 EPIC subscription year.

This year members have taken up a combined total of 630 e-resource subscriptions through the EPIC consortium! So, a big, big thank you all for your ongoing support.

So, what do you need to do next?

Ancestry Library Edition - access issues

9 March 2016

This is a quick message to let EPIC member Ancestry Library Edition subscribers that if you are currently experiencing access issues to Ancestry that it is an identified issue at the Ancestry Library Edition in the end and that they are currently investigating a fix.

Paula Banks

EPIC Manager

ph (04) 474 3058

EPIC subscription confirmation deadline - tomorrow! And...what happens next?

3 March 2016

Thank you to all the libraries that have sent through EPIC subscription confirmations for 2016-2017. This is a reminder to those libraries that haven’t returned their confirmations that 5pm tomorrow (Friday 4 March 2016) is the deadline to do so (use this link to access instructions and the downloadable subscription confirmation forms).

Additional EPIC 2016-2017 subscription updates

25 February 2016

I am so sorry to be bombarding you with further information when it is just over a week until the 5pm Friday 4 March EPIC 2016-2017 subscription confirmation deadline (use this link for a full outline of the subscription confirmation process for 2016-2017), but I have a couple of additional late breaking updates:

Some 2016-2017 EPIC subscription updates

19 February 2016

Thanks to all the libraries that have already returned their EPIC subscription confirmations for 2016-2017.

For those of you that are still pondering your options, please don’t panic, there are still 2 whole weeks until the subscription confirmation deadline of 5pm, Friday 4 March.

EPIC subscription pricing options/trial access now available to BWB - The Treaty of Waitangi Collection

27 January 2016

I am excited to let you know that EPIC subscription pricing options (for the new EPIC subscription year – beginning 1 April 2016) and trial access are now available for the brand new (launched today!) Bridget Williams Books – The Treaty of Waitangi Collection.

This information can be accessed via the following sector links using your Members Only logins:

Seeking EPIC subscription confirmations 2016-2017

EPIC is now seeking subscription confirmations for the 2016-2017 EPIC subscription year (beginning 1 April 2016).

The deadline for EPIC members to complete and return subscription confirmations for the new subscription year is 5pm, Friday 4 March 2016.

Bridget Williams Books: THE TREATY OF WAITANGI COLLECTION - new to EPIC in 2016

17 December 2015

Before many of you head off on your Christmas/Summer break I want to let you all know about an exciting subscription option that will be available through EPIC in 2016...

The Treaty of Waitangi Collection from award-winning New Zealand publisher Bridget Williams Books.

EPIC 2016-2017 subscription rollout update

19 November 2015

As I mentioned in my previous update, I am in the process of rolling out the EPIC subscription options for 2016-2017. These can be accessed by going to the EPIC website, logging in under Members login with your EPIC member logins (which can be requested by emailing epic@epic.org.nz) and accessing the EPIC subscription option links for your sector.

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