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1 eLibrary Elementary The user-friendly general reference solution for your elementary school 2008

2 eLibrary Elementary is the easiest to use research solution available –Provides quality, proprietary licensed content not available on the free web, Google, etc. Why Schools Choose eLibrary

3 Online delivery provides currency, diversity of content, and variety of access methods – all in an engaging environment –Provides powerful, compelling resources for extending and reinforcing student learning and achievement Why Schools Choose eLibrary

4 Students need to retrieve a manageable amount of quality content –Need a tool to do research that will quickly bring back safe, selected, reading level and age-appropriate resources Why Teachers Choose eLibrary

5 Access reading-level and curriculum- specific resources from multiple sources –Teachers can create electronic BookCarts – lesson modules and resource collection pages with links to eLibrary Elementary items Why Teachers Choose eLibrary The BookCart tool is only available through ProQuest!

6 Students need an integrated resource with varied content, media types and search methods, saving training & research time –Teachers require multiple types of resources to be referenced in student work Why Schools Choose eLibrary

7 Students need an integrated resource with varied content, media types and search methods –Parents need the assurance their students are doing research in safe resources, unlike Google Remote access enables parents to participate in the study process Why Families Choose eLibrary Parent use guidance available @

8 Public libraries need to offer an easy-to-use research solution to kids –Widest range of media types – from traditional periodical content and pictures and reference works Point-and-click functionality ensures that users find the information they need –Visual resources: maps, pictures, audio and video clips –Daily content updates Why Libraries Choose eLibrary

9 Reference desk gives integrated access to dictionary, encyclopedia, almanacs, and much more –Library staff can create electronic BookCarts –Webpages on topics of community interest or research activities for patrons of all ages and reading levels Why Libraries Choose eLibrary Free marketing kits and newsletters boost usage and interest @

10 ProQuest resources unites high quality content, standards-based curriculum, and online technologies –Provides resources wherever learning takes place We advocate the WISE use of technology: –Widespread – throughout the school, library, and community –Interactive – engaging for users and extended into community through BookCarts, local configuration, and supplied activities –Sustained – research, presentations, fact-checking, lesson planning, instruction, and more –Effective – promotes technology and information literacy About ProQuest Solutions

11 Seven Unique Source Types Newspapers Magazines Books Maps Images Audio/Video Clips Radio/TV Transcripts

12 Easy Search Methods Keyword Boolean Natural Language Publication Title Author Reading Level/Lexile …more…

13 Results: Sorting & Lexiles 100% Full Text 100%

14 Best Part, More Like This Feature

15 Documents Like This + My List

16 Send Resources: Email

17 Highlight & Lookup Feature

18 Volcano Lookup + My List Add

19 My List: Collecting Resources

20 Boolean Search Example

21 Pictures Source Sort

22 Picture Result

23 Browse Publications

24 Sort: Publication Source Types

25 Topic Search



28 Topic Search Results

29 Reading Level Search

30 Reading Level Search Results

31 BookCart Tool: Collection Creator

32 BookCarts: Hundreds of Models Essential questions, standards, readings, publication links, and much more, help students make the grade with our model BookCarts

33 Help Access

34 Why eLibrary Elementary? Comprehensive, yet easy-to-use searching for young researchers Curriculum integration tools are built in Seven different media types, plus editor-selected websites: Newspapers Magazines Books Pictures Maps Audio/Video Clips TV/Radio Transcripts

35 Help & Solution Information ProQuest Support Center Support materials to help you encourage use throughout your school Quick Start Guides Posters Free Newsletters Training Videos & Podcasts Product Logos PowerPoint Presentations Press Release Templates Student & Teacher Flyers And more! Local Configuration Manage and edit their default eLibrary account settings Change default settings Configure multimedia access Create local library holdings Add additional account settings for specific workstations And more BookCart Administration Create new BookCarts Edit and delete existing BookCarts Search and locate available BookCarts across your school/district and others

36 eLibrary Elementary Questions? Call our ProQuest representatives at 1.800.521.0600

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