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1 Lund Online 11 th October 2006 _______________ John Tsihlis Regional Sales Manager, Nth Europe

2 Agenda 1.Case study 1: Safari Tech Books Online Quick Safari Demonstration 2.Case study 2: Early English Books Online Quick EEBO Demonstration 3.Case study 3: ProQuest MyiLibrary Medical

3 Library Solution Case Study I: Safari Tech Books Online

4 What is it Safari? Joint venture between two of the most prominent and largest IT book publishers in the World O’Reilly and Associates Pearson Technology Group

5 Other top business and technology publishers

6 Safari Online Libraries ProQuest’s library customers can choose between: Tech Books : more than 4,000 titles for programming and IT professionals. Plus access to more than 11,000 articles. Business Books : more than 1,000 titles and growing. New content is added to Safari every week!

7 What is New at Safari? New Content Extends the Value of Premier eBook collections IBM developerWorks articles– 7,964 articles indexed –IBM's technical resource for developers, providing a wide range of tools, code, and education. O’Reilly Media Network– 4,427 articles indexed –O’Reilly Media’s vast network of authors, IT experts and editors regularly contribute insights and advice for IT professionals. Safari Guides –Safari's editors have created 250 guides to help users quickly solve problems and successfully complete the task at hand.

8 What is New at Safari? Faster Page Refresh Using Ajax, Safari serves pages faster and more efficiently. Suggested Search As you type your search term Safari suggests, in real time, expressions from the most popular searches our users have entered. Convenient Access to Advanced Search Parameters A new dropdown provides access to filtering on book titles, section titles, code fragments, author, and publisher. Choice Between Popularity and Text-based Relevancy in Search A new slider bar allows you to weight your search results based on popularity or our normal relevancy algorithm. Improvements to "Additional Reading" links When you click on an "Additional reading" link at the bottom of book content pages, the destination section is now viewable in full. Amazon reviews and ratings for thousands of titles

9 Demonstration: Safari Books

10 Library Solution Case Study 2: Early English Books Online

11 Early English Books Online Instant access to Rare English Books from 1473-1700 Over 125,000 titles and 22.5 million pages images Includes works by Spenser, Malory, Shakespeare, Bacon, More, Erasmus, Newton and Galileo Literature, historical documents, royal statutes, almanacs, musical exercises, broadsides, calendars and much more Specialist functionality and search options, PDFs, Durable URLS, Marc records Multiple disciplines covered: literature, science, religion, mathematics etc

12 Libraries need to provide access to rare and fragile resources for researchers Downloadable pdf pages of original text Issue Solution “Teaching will be transformed” Clive Hurst, University of Oxford

13 Providing access to an extensive archive of early publications in an accessible format to meet the needs of a range of researchers Over 125,000 works covering all English books published from 1473-1700 in one cross-searchable interface Intuitive and easy to use functionality which opens up research to new avenues of exploration Searchable texts – unprecedented access to rare content Issue Solution “EEBO page images reveal Things that are concealed by Digitised texts, and even the Best modern editions” Anthony Miller, University of Sydney

14 Coverage and Highlights

15 Literature The works of F. Rabelais, M.D., or, The lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and Pantagruel … done out of French by Sir Tho. Urchard, Kt., and others. London : Printed for Richard Baldwin, 1694 Bib Number: Wing / R104 Copy from: University of Illinois

16 Science Micrographia, or, Some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses by Robert Hooke, 1635-1703. London : Printed for James Allestry... and are to be sold at his shop..., 1667 Bib Number:Wing / H2620 Copy from: Library of Congress

17 Religion [The New Testament] by William Tyndale, d. 1536. [Cologne : H. Fuchs?, 1525] Bib Name / Number:STC (2nd ed.) / 2823 Copy from: British Library

18 Geography & Exploration Historia mundi, or, Mercator's atlas by Gerhard Mercato, 1512-1594. London : Printed by T. Cotes, for Michael Sparke, 1635 Bib Number:STC (2nd ed.) / 17824.5 Copy from: Folger Shakespeare Library

19 Philosophy The essayes or morall, politike and millitarie discourses of Lo: Michaell de Montaigne…done into English by... Iohn Florio Printed at London : By Val. Sims for Edward Blount dwelling in Paules churchyard, 1603 Bib Number: STC / 18041; Copy from: British Library [Portrait from Essays of Michael, seigneur de Montaigne in three books … London, 1685 Bib Number: Wing / M2479; Copy from: Huntington Library]

20 Politics Nicholas Machiavel's Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli, 1469- 1527. London : Printed by R. Bishop, for Wil: Hils, and are to be sold by Daniel Pakeman at the signe of the Rainebow neare the Inner Temple gate, 1640 Bib Name / Number:STC (2nd ed.) / 17168 Copy from: British Library

21 Law Littleton's tenures in French and English. by Littleton, Thomas, Sir, d. 1481. London : printed by John Streater, James Flesher, and Henry Twyford, assigns of Richard Atkins, and Edward Atkins, Esquires. And are to be sold by George Sawbridge, John Place, John Bellinger, William Place, Thomas Basset, Robert Pawlet, Christopher Wilkinson, Thomas Dring, William Jacob, Allan Banks, Ch. Harper, John Amery, John Pool, John Leigh, 1671 Bib Name / Number:Wing (2nd ed.) / L2588 Copy from: National Library of Wales

22 Compendiosa totius anatomie delineatio, aere exarata: per Thomam Geminum. by Andreas Vesalius, 1514-1564. Londini : [In officina Ioanni Herfordie, 1545 Bib Name / Number:STC (2nd ed.) / 11714 Copy from: British Library Medical Science

23 Art and Architecture The whole body of antient and modern architecture by Roland Fréart, sieur de Chambray, 1606-1676. London : Printed for J.P., sold by C. Wilkinson [etc.], 1680 Bib Number:Wing / C1924 Copy from: British Library A booke of portraicture by Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, 1591-1666. [London] : Sold by Godfrey Richards... neere the Royall Exchange, London, 1665 Bib Number:Wing / B702 Copy from: Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery

24 Music Orpheus Britannicus, A collection of all the choicest songs for one, two, and three voices by Henry Purcell, 1659-1695. London : Printed by J. Heptinstall for Henry Playford..., 1698 Bib Name / Number:Wing / P4218 Copy from: Harvard University Library

25 Mathematics The elements of geometrie of the most auncient philosopher Euclide of Megara. Faithfully (now first) translated into the Englishe toung, by H. Billingsley, citizen of London... Imprinted at London : By Iohn Daye, 1570 Bib Name / Number:STC (2nd ed.) / 10560 Bib Name / Number:Thomas-Stanford, C. Early eds. of Euclid's Elements, 41. / Copy from: Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery

26 Demonstration: Early English Books Online

27 Library Solution Case Study 3: ProQuest MyiLibrary Medical

28 ProQuest MyiLibrary Medical: “An ebook supplier getting it right” 4000+ Titles 25+ Major Medical Publishers

29 MyiLibrary: More Specialist Publishers

30 ProQuest MyiLibrary Medical: Integration “The partnership with ProQuest gets the MyiLibrary platform used across different markets, and there is a mutual benefit to both platforms in sharing their complementary content.” Safari Business Books Online indexing also available in ABI Add in screen shot of integrated book/journal content


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