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EPIC at the LIANZA Conference - win an iPad
8 September 2010
Come along to the EPIC lunchtime session at the LIANZA Conference on Wednesday 1 December 12.30pm - 1.15pm and you will get to hear about what's happening at EPIC and what to expect in 2011. There will also be a chance to meet representatives from the EPIC vendors...but most importantly, you will have to chance to win our spot prize giveaway - an iPad - kindly donated by Oxford University Press.
EBSCO Webex training for EPIC Member Libraries
20 August 2010
EBSCO Publishing have kindly put together a series of WebEx training sessions especially for EPIC libraries.
The sessions are:
Best Practice - Promoting & Marketing your Library Databases - This one hour session for librarians provides hints and tips on how to promote your library’s electronic resources. Recommended for any staff who are interested in tips on promoting the usage of online resources.
Friday, 17 September - 1pm -2pm
For instruction on how to attend any of these session e-mail the EPIC Manager
Invitation to the ProQuest 2010 ANZ Roadshow
2 August 2010
EPIC Member libraries are invited to attend the ProQuest 2010 ANZ Roadshow. The Roadshow is your opportunity to find out more about ProQuest's latest product highlights and recent developments in new products. Complimentary morning tea and lunch are prod
There are 2 opportunities to catch the roadshow in NZ:
If you are interested in attending either of these sessions RSVP to Reuben Sonn indicating the date and venue you would like to attend by 13 August.
Bibliography of Published New Zealand Family Histories - new addition to the New Zealand Index
16 July 2010
If you would like further information about The Bibliography of Published New Zealand Family Histories or any other developments to the New Zealand Index, please visit the Knowledge-Basket website or contact Lindy Winterburn
Gale Cengage Resource Centers upgrade to the new In Context Experience
13 July 2010
From 1 August 2010 selected Gale Cengage Resource Centers move over to make way for the new In Context suite of products.
The Resource Centers being upgraded to the new In Context experience are:
- Biography Resource Center
- History Resource Center
- Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center
- Student Resource Center
Alexander Street Press - Music Online offer
28 June 2010
Alexander Street Press is offering special pricing to provide Music Online: listening to EPIC Libraries.
If you are interested in further details or a trial, please contact Dan Hamid from Alexander Street Press
Ancestry Library Edition / PressDisplay Training
9 June 2010
MarketLine Subscription offer
4 June 2010
Research for Libraries have put together a subscription offer to MarketLine for EPIC member libraries. Registrations of interest to take up the offer close on Friday 18 June 2010. Please contact the EPIC Manager for further details.
18 May 2010
MarketLine is a comprehensive collection of company, industry and country information, extending across 200+ countries and every major industry section, updated on a daily basis.
If you would like to take up the offer of a 2 week trial of MarketLine, contact the EPIC Manager by May 31, 2010 for further details.
New EPIC Resources in 2010
18 May 2010
EPIC is now offering access to 2 new Opt-in Products in 2010; Ancestry Library Edition and PressDisplay. If you are interested in adding either of these resources to your library e-resource collection contact the EPIC Manager for subscription and pricing details.
NZ Schools' access to EPIC
18 May 2010
EPIC is pleased to announce that the Ministry of Education has renewed funding to provide access to all registered New Zealand schools to EPIC resources through to March 31, 2011. Access and further information is provided through Te Kete Ipurangi (TKI) website.