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EBSCO EPIC Public Libraries Training, Auckland & South Island - Sept 2018

14 August 2018

EBSCO would like to invite EPIC Public Libraries to attend practical, hands on training sessions on EBSCO resources in Auckland and 2 South Island venues in September.

Location details are as follows:

Cambridge Companions Online - extended free access offer to EPIC Public Library members

9 August 2018

Cambridge University Press would like to offer gratis access to the Cambridge Companions Online collection to all EPIC public library members until 28 February 2019.

This includes access to all 600+ e-books included in the Cambridge Companions collection.

To take up this offer, all you need to do is provide Cambridge University Press with your library contact details and IP address(es).

Reminder to register: EBSCO EPIC Public Library Training, North Island - August 2018

27 July 2018

This is a wee reminder that the deadline to register for the EBSCO EPIC Public Library Training, North Island sessions is next Friday 3 August. Use the link above for more information about where and when the sessions will be held and how to RSVP. (EBSCO will be rolling out the South Island training dates for September very soon, so please keep an eye out for these.)

Upcoming MyHeritage / Novelist training opportunities from EBSCO

19 July 2018

I have some more training opportunities to let you know about...

This time, I have a couple of webex training sessions from EBSCO:

  •  MyHeritage Library Edition: access to thousands of historical records from the comfort of your home

Time/Date: 4:00pm - 4:45pm Monday, July 30.

To register for this session, go to: 

Britannica - updated demo videos plus upcoming live webinar training opportunities

12 July 2018 

Britannica would like to let you know that they have just updated their range of product demo videos especially for New Zealand Libraries. I have also updated the links to them on the Encyclopaedia Britannica page on the EPIC website.

The updated demo videos are as follows:

EBSCO EPIC Public Libraries Training, North Island - August 2018

10 July 2018

EBSCO would like to invite EPIC Public Libraries to attend practical, hands on training sessions on EBSCO resources in 4 different North Island locations in August (South Island options will be coming up in Sept!).  

Location details are as follows:

Special Libraries - EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) information session

15 June 2018

This is a message on behalf of EBSCO for any EPIC Special Libraries that currently use or interested in finding out more about EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS).

EBSCO will be holding an EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) information session on Tuesday 19th June, 9.15-10.30am at the St Andrews Centre, 30 The Terrace, Wellington.

REMINDER: sub-licence renewals and purchase order numbers

30 April 2018

First of all, thanks to all the people who have already returned their signed EPIC sub-licence agreement renewals and have sent through purchase order numbers (if required) to attach to their EPIC invoices. You can now safely ignore the rest of this email!

This is a follow up to an EPIC Update that I sent out on 19 April:

EPIC sub-licence agreement renewals and invoice update

19 April 2018

This is a quick update on my progress in getting the 2018-2019 EPIC sub-licence agreements and invoices out to you.

Sub-licence agreements

I will be sending these out via email to the EPIC key contacts for your organisations over the next week.

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