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1 Welcome IPAL Annual Conference 2007 Mount Mercy College

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3 “How Good Is It? It’s beyond a 10 – I give it a 10.5 and rising...” “The Bottom Line: This is a beautifully conceived and realized product, with extraordinary content and powerful navigability...” –Cheryl LaGuardia Head of Instructional Services Harvard College Library from Library Journal, October 1, 2006 The Reviews Are In...

4 Enhanced Authority for “Works” Gives users the ability to browse works by Title, Full Text of Classic, Genre, Literary Movement and Locale Note: Screen shot above is conceptual – final interface may vary

5 Enhanced Authority for “Authors” Gives users the ability to browse authors by Name, Country, Culture, Genre, and Literary Movement Note: Screen shot above is conceptual – final interface may vary

6 Interactive Timeline Note: Screen shot above is conceptual – final interface may vary

7 “Also Search”

8 Updated Literary Reference Center Full Content Totals

9 Comparison of Literary Resources * From Gale Literary Resource Center Fact Sheet, accessed 01/02/07 **Includes the definitive resource: Masterplots ***Includes the definitive resource: The Bloom Series Author Biographies In-Depth3,000*14,300 Total140,000*145,000 Plot Summaries, Synopses,7,000*26,000** Work Overviews Literary Criticism Essays70,000*100,000*** Full-Text Journals280*350 Citation ToolNOYES Category Gale LRC EBSCO LRC (Spring 2007)

10 Comparison of Literary Resources Continued… Full-Text Book Reviews250,000532,000 Full-Text Poems*25,000 50,000 Full-Text Short Stories*4,000 13,500 Full-Text Classic Books07,500 Author Interviews4,0004,000 Glossary of Literary TermsNOYES TimelineYES Category Gale LRC** EBSCO LRC (Spring 2007) YES Interactive * Do not exist as a distinct article type in Gale LRC ** Information from Gale Literary Resource Center Fact Sheet, accessed 01/02/07

11 Business Interface Enhancement Planned for Summer 2007 Enabling Regional Business News, EconLit, and Insurance Periodicals Index to be searched within the business interface along with Business Source Premier or Business Source Complete

12 “Also Search”

13 EBSCOhost (Main Interface) Enhancements Planned for Summer 2007 Alerts Export Formats Multi-Folders Open URL

14 Launched early last year, people are increasingly using EBSCOhost to create RSS feeds. For use in their RSS readers and web sites. EBSCOhost Alerts/RSS today

15 But it takes quite a few steps.

16 One Step Alerts Coming in Summer 2007

17 Google Scholar Usage expected to increase in 2007!

18 Federated Search and Link Resolvers

19 Current OpenURL: Article Not Found

20 Proposed: When only one article found

21 Proposed: Article Not Found (new look and feel to match EBSCOhost)

22 Customer Success Center & Recent Books Go to and click on “Customer Success Center” for marketing tools, suggested reading, etc.www.ebscohost.com Two new books are now available: Library Success: A Celebration of Library Innovation, Adaptation and Problem Solving Library/Vendor Relationships (Haworth Press)

23 Content Enhancements

24 Humanities International Complete 1,675 1, Active humanities journals indexed in HIC not actively indexed in Wilson Humanities Abstracts Active humanities journals indexed in both HIC and Wilson Humanities Abstracts Active humanities journals indexed in Wilson Humanities Abstracts not actively indexed in HIC Active full text humanities journals in Humanities International Complete Active full text humanities journals in HIC not active as full text in Wilson Humanities Abstracts Active full text humanities journals in both HIC and Wilson Humanities Full Text Active full text humanities journals in Wilson Humanities Full Text not active as full text in HIC Active humanities journals indexed in Humanities International Complete Figures from January 2, 2007

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26 Margaret Atwood Saul Bellow Paul Bowles Truman Capote T. S. Eliot William Faulkner Robert Frost Robert Graves Paris Review Author Interviews include: Joseph Heller Lillian Hellman Ernest Hemingway Jack Kerouac Stephen King Fran Lebowitz Norman Mailer Bernard Malamud

27 Paris Review Author Interviews include: Arthur Miller Toni Morrison Vladimir Nabokov Dorothy Parker Boris Pasternak Philip Roth Salman Rushdie Neil Simon Susan Sontag John Steinbeck John Updike Kurt Vonnegut Robert Penn Warren Elie Wiesel Billy Wilder Tennessee Williams

28 Humanities International Complete Figures from December 1, 2006 Full-Text Journals Full-Text Books & Monographs6767 Total NOT in Academic Search Premier

29 EconLit with Full Text AVAILABLE: February 1, 2007

30 EconLit with Full Text The American Economic Association’s authoritative index will soon have a comprehensive full text version Release date: February 1, full text journals, with many that are unavailable from other full text databases Dozens of full text books, including The Handbook of World Trade

31 EconLit with Full Text Journal Breakdown Total # of Full Text Journals # of Full Text Journals NOT in Business Source Complete # of Full Text Journals NOT in Business Source Premier # of Full Text Journals NOT in Business Source Elite Licensed November 2006 Projected September

32 EconLit with Full Text Full Text with NO Embargo for: PDF backfiles provided back to the beginning of the EconLit index (1969) Business Source has a 2-year embargo on these journals Full Text is Ceased (Halted) in ABI/INFORM

33 The definitive online resource for education research 1,523 journals indexed and abstracted All 501 journals actively indexed in Wilson’s Education Abstracts are indexed in ERC ERC also contains 866 active journals not indexed on an ongoing basis in Wilson’s Education Abstracts ERC has active indexing for any journal that continues to be published –Wilson’s Education Abstracts has indexing end dates for 28 journals that are still being published –ERC provides ongoing indexing for all 28 of those journals Education Research Complete (ERC)

34 Education Research Complete (ERC) offers the world’s largest collection of full-text education journals –750 total full-text journals, including 653 active titles (vs. only 248 active full-text education journals in Wilson) –ERC has more active full-text education journals than Wilson has total active journals (including all A&I-only titles) ERC contains substantial full-text content not available in full text via Academic Search Premier –225 full-text journals –100+ full-text books & monographs –Full-text conference papers from: American Political Science Association: Teaching & Learning Conference CHADD Conference (Children & Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder) Psychology of Mathematics Education – North American Chapter Meeting

35 Computers & Applied Sciences Complete Indexing and abstracts for all active journals indexed in Wilson’s Applied Science & Technology Abstracts Includes 100% of the following indexes: –Computer Science Index –Information Science & Technology Abstracts –Internet & Personal Computing Abstracts Contains full text for approximately 500 periodicals Provides full text for nearly 100 journals not found in Academic Search Premier (ASP) OR Business Source Premier (BSP)

36 Computers & Applied Sciences Complete Full Text for Nearly 100 Journals Not Found in ASP or BSP Combustion Science & Technology Computational & Mathematical Organization Theory Computer Animation & Virtual Worlds IEE Proceedings -- Information Security Information Systems Frontiers International Journal of Computational Intelligence International Journal of Fuzzy Systems International Journal of Information Technology International Journal of Intelligent Systems International Journal of Intelligent Technology International Journal of Signal Processing

37 Computers & Applied Sciences Complete Full Text for Nearly 100 Journals Not Found in ASP or BSP International Journal on Software Tools for Technology Transfer Journal of Bridge Engineering Journal of Cryptology Journal of Research & Practice in Information Technology Journal of Robotic Systems Journal of Software Maintenance & Evolution: Research & Practice Journal of Systems Science & Information Journal of Visualization & Computer Animation Knowledge & Information Systems Network: Computation in Neural Systems Personal & Ubiquitous Computing

38 Academic Search Complete

39 will provide full text for more than 5,500 journals Release date: April 2007

40 Academic Search Complete will provide full text to more than 1,000 journals NOT available in full text in Academic Search Premier or other EBSCO databases (and nearly three quarters of the unique journals will have NO embargo)

41 Animal Science Anthropology Archaeology Area Studies Astronomy Biology Chemistry Civil Engineering Electrical Engineering While Academic Search Premier offers some full text for each of the following disciplines, Academic Search Complete will provide even more... Mechanical Engineering Music Pharmaceutical Sciences Physics Psychology Religion & Theology Veterinary Science Women’s Studies Zoology NOTE: ASC will contain full text for many journals published in English and Spanish, as well as some in French, German, Italian and Portuguese Ethnic & Multicultural Studies Food Science & Technology General Science Geography Geology History Law Materials Science Mathematics

42 Acta Toxicologica Advances in Algebra Advances in Applied Mathematical Analysis Advances in Dynamical Systems & Applications Advances in Fuzzy Mathematics Advances in Radio Science Advances in Theoretical & Applied Mathematics African Studies Quarterly Afro-Hispanic Review American Journal of Agricultural & Biological Science American Journal of Animal & Veterinary Sciences Examples of full text journals that will be unique to Academic Search Complete American Journal of Biochemistry & Biotechnology American Journal of Food Technology American Journal of Plant Physiology Archives of Civil & Mechanical Engineering Astrophysics & Space Sciences Transactions Behaviour Change Bulletin of Hispanic Studies Bulletin of Materials Science Communications in Mathematical Analysis Conference Papers of the American Historical Association Earth Sciences Research Journal French Colonial History

43 Global Journal of Mathematics & Mathematical Sciences Global Journal of Pure & Applied Mathematics Harvard Asia Pacific Review Harvard Asia Quarterly Harvard Journal of Law & Technology Harvard Latino Law Review Harvard Negotiation Law Review IEE Proceedings – Systems Biology Insect Science Integrative Zoology Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Religion Examples of full text journals that will be unique to Academic Search Complete International Journal of Applied Chemistry International Journal of Applied Engineering Research International Journal of Applied Mathematical Sciences International Journal of Applied Mathematics & Mechanics International Journal of Aviation International Journal of Chemical Kinetics International Journal of Dynamics of Fluids International Journal of Energy Research International Journal of Food Engineering

44 International Journal of Materials Science International Journal of Mechanics & Solids International Journal of Petroleum Science & Technology International Journal of Psychology & Psychological Therapy International Journal of Pure & Applied Mathematical Sciences International Journal of Pure & Applied Physics International Journal of Quantum Chemistry International Journal of Statistics & Systems Examples of full text journals that will be unique to Academic Search Complete International Journal of Theoretical & Applied Mechanics Interpretation Journal Journal of Astrophysics & Astronomy Journal of Biosciences Journal of Cell Biology Journal of Cellular Physiology Journal of Chemical Sciences Journal of Civil Engineering & Management Journal of Computational Chemistry Journal of Early Intervention Journal of Earth System Science Journal of Experimental Nanoscience

45 Journal of General Physiology Journal of Genetics Journal of Global Ethics Journal of Mathematics & Statistics Journal of Medical Physics Journal of Middle East Women's Studies Journal of Multicultural Discourses Journal of Petroleum Geology Journal of Physical Organic Chemistry Journal of Popular Music Studies Journal of Public Deliberation Journal of the Acoustical Society of America Journal of Zoology Examples of full text journals that will be unique to Academic Search Complete Legal Studies Mathematical Modelling of Natural Phenomena Molecular Systems Biology New Oxford Review NPQ: New Perspectives Quarterly Philosophical Review Religious Studies Review South Asian Studies Stanford Law Review Systems Science UCLA Law Review Women's History Review World Journal of Agricultural Sciences

46 Active, Full-Text (FT), Peer-Reviewed Journals Compared (D) Total Active FT, Peer-Reviewed Journals [A - (B+C) = D] (C) Ceased Naturally or Changed Names (FT, Peer-Reviewed Journals) (B) Unnaturally Halted FT, Peer-Reviewed Journals (A) Total # of FT, Peer-Reviewed Journals Academic Search Elite (ASE) Academic Search Premier (ASP) Academic Search Complete (ASC) Expanded Academic ASAP ProQuest Research Library 1, ,333 3, ,184 4, ,931 1, ,164 1, ,198 * Figures as of January 2, 2007, except ASC (which are projections for May 2007) Database

47 Special IPAL trial of these and other EBSCOhost databases User ID: ipal Password: trial

48 Thank You


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