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 email@example.com) and accessing the EPIC subscription option links for your sector.
28 October 2015
This is to let you know that I am in the process of confirming subscription options with the EPIC panel of suppliers for the 2016-2017 EPIC subscription year (beginning 1 April 2016).
The options for 2016-2017 will be rolled out through the Members Only section of the EPIC website as they are confirmed. To access the subscription options for your sector:
14 September 2015
I have been receiving reports from libraries that are having issues accessing their Gale Cengage subscription databases.
I have notified Gale Cengage, however, if you are also experiencing the same issue please notify Gale Cengage directly with a description of the problem so that they are able to ascertain the extent of the problem and provide you with direct feedback about the issue.
The technical support at Gale Cengage is Lynette Lewis firstname.lastname@example.org.
11 September 2015
1 September 2015
25 August 2015
This is to let you all know that as of 5pm tomorrow (Wednesday 26 August) Literature Resource Center from Gale Cengage will have a brand new interface. Below is a sneak peak of what it will look like...if you can't wait until tomorrow to explore further, click on the link below and use the following password: literature
17 August 2015
I have had a few libraries contact me about access issues to Oxford Art Online and Oxford Music Online. I have logged a technical support query about this with Oxford University Press.
If your library is also experiencing issues, please do also log a technical support query with OUP directly so that they have an idea about how wide the problem is. The technical support email is email@example.com
17 August 2015
Gale Cengage have recently added a couple of exciting new feature to the following In Context databases as part of their Gale to Google Path initiative:
11 August 2015
Gale has released two NEW noteworthy titles on the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) - these titles have been added to GVRL collection which is part of in the Gale EPIC National Package and are available to access right now.
The two new titles are as follows:
The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, 5th edition
7 August 2015
Here are some exciting mid-year offers for EPIC member libraries:
RMIT - Informit offer to EPIC member Government Agency Libraries
RMIT have put together 3 different package options for EPIC member Government Agency Libraries, They are as follows:
Choose any four Informit Collections (excluding AGIS and APAFT) or three collections plus the complete Indexes.