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EPIC on Twitter - memory stick giveaway

3 October 2011

EPIC is now on Twitter. From our Twitter account, I'll be posting updates about EPIC and links to any information that might be of interest in the subscription e-resource world. You can follow EPIC on Twitter by clicking on the following link Follow @EPICNZlibs.

Image Quest pricing for EPIC Members

27 September 2011

Pricing is now available for libraries wishing to subscribe to Britannica Image Quest through EPIC.

If you have not already received pricing for your library and would like to do so, please e-mail epic@epic.org.nz

Paula Banks

EPIC Manager

ph (04) 474 3058

Post LIANZA Conference Training Opportunity

21 September 2011

Gale Cengage, Oxford University Press & Encyclopaedia Britannica would like to offer EPIC member libraries a free product training session!

The training will be from 9.00am to 2.45pm on Thursday 3 November (the day after the LIANZA Conference) at the temporary National Library building - 77 Thorndon Quay, Wellington and will feature sessions from all three EPIC vendors.

Trial Offer - The NEW Vogue Archive

15 September 2011

ProQuest would like to offer EPIC Member Libraries a 30 day free trial of their new product The Vogue Archive.

Below is some information to tempt your interest...

E-mail issues

1 September 2011

As many of you may have seen on NZ-Libs and through other channels, the National Library e-mail was out for most of Wednesday and some of Thursday. This outage affected both the EPIC e-mail epic@epic.org.nz and my direct e-mail paula.banks@dia.govt.nz.

If you sent an e-mail to either of the above addresses during this time and have not received a response from me, could you please re-send the e-mail?

Sorry for any inconvenience that this may have caused.

Image Quest follow up

29 August 2011

This is a follow up to the Image Quest trial offered by Encyclopaedia Britannica to EPIC member libraries.

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).

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