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1 eLibrary The user-friendly general reference solution 2008

2 eLibrary 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 Standards searching helps educators integrate technology into the curriculum, increasing technology literacy –Meets NCLB requirements, qualifying for purchase through Title I, II-D, III, and V 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 items Why Teachers Choose eLibrary The BookCart tool is only available through ProQuest!

6 Students can use the search by topic feature to retrieve a manageable amount of quality content, quickly & easily –Students need a tool to do research that will bring back safe, selected, age- and reading- level appropriate resources Why Students 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 patrons –Widest range of media types – from traditional periodical content and pictures to audio and video files to reference works Point-and-click functionality ensures all users find information they need –Access to local, regional and national newspapers –Daily electronic newspaper 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

13 Results: Sorting, Lexiles, My List 100% Full Text 100%

14 Best Part, More Like This Feature

15 Send Resources: Email

16 More Documents Like This

17 Highlight & Lookup Feature

18 Red Tide Lookup + My List Add

19 Boolean Search Example

20 Pictures Source Sort

21 Picture Result

22 Browse eLibrary Publications

23 Sort: Publication Source Types

24 Topic Search



27 Topic Search Results

28 Standards Search




32 Standards Search Results

33 Reading Level Search

34 Reading Level Search Results

35 BookCart Tool: Collection Creator

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

37 Help & Teacher Edition Access

38 Why eLibrary? Comprehensive, yet easy-to-use searching for beginners to advanced 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

39 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

40 eLibrary Questions? Call our ProQuest representatives at 1.800.521.0600

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