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Plan Introduction to ProQuest Ebook history and industry issues Case study 1: Safari Tech Books Online Case study 2: Literature Online Case study 3: ProQuest MyiLibrary Medical Future Directions

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ProQuest Information & Learning Helps individuals find, get, & use data High-quality data Ease of access Editorial greatness (indexing, abstracting, content determination) Tailored applications for various research needs

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Ebook Issues Timeline Why perused on screen? COUNTER utilization details What\'s the web? What gadgets? 1990 1995 2000 2005 What\'s a CD-ROM? What design? Which measures? What valuing model?

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ProQuest Information and Learning Ebook History ABI connecting to Safari Business Books Online Early English Books Online Safari Tech Books Online 1990 1995 2000 2005 English Poetry Full-Text Database AWS Approx 20+ writing accumulations LION 3 MyiLibrary Medical

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Library Solution Case Study 1 Safari Tech Books Online: novel substance and creative access models

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Safari Books Online and ProQuest

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Meeting Library Needs The Problem with IT books in print We are as of now having issues with guaranteeing that new books in certain branches of knowledge, particularly codings/writing computer programs are accessible for the understudies. We are presently having issues with guaranteeing that new books in certain branches of knowledge, particularly coding languages/programing are accessible for the understudies in that major. The issues that we are running into is that when another PC book is put on the rack a benefactor either shrouds it (i.e.: behind different books, in a study corral, and so on.) or takes it (this is an expanding issue). Another huge issue is that a little gathering of understudies will look at another book and reestablish it between themselves such that nobody else can utilize the book for 1-2 years, by which time it is obsolete and the following version has been acquired and the cycle starts once more. Issuing holds and reviews does not work productively, as the dominant part of understudies who have looked at new books either disregard the reviews or line up companions early to place holds and look at the book in their name while the same understudy really keeps the book. With the PC books, the understudies are regularly utilizing them as course books. An undeniable arrangement would be to purchase various duplicates. Be that as it may, with spending plan cuts, the cost of PC books, and the briskness with which the subject gets to be obsolete, this is not a possible choice for us. Sick is not a plausible alternative either, particularly around there, the same number of scholastic libraries (us included) don\'t loan new PC books out to different libraries. We might want to know whether other scholarly libraries are having a comparable issue, what\'s going on with you (if anything) to attempt to reduce the issue, the aces/cons, understudy response, and how adequately is it working. One arrangement that we are particularly inspired by getting criticism on is whether anybody has made and is as of now utilizing a "closed stack" gathering. By this I imply that the books would be kept behind the Circulation Desk like Reserves or a Periodicals "Thieves" Collection (current issues of prominent diaries that vanish when left in the standard periodicals accumulation). Access would be confined to our understudies/workforce. At the point when a thing from the "closed stack" is needed the Circulation staff would recover it and look at it to the benefactor. We are likewise considering setting a greatest checkout limit and/or lessening the checkout period taking into account branch of knowledge/new material criteria in our issue regions. Much obliged to you, Linda LeBlanc Access Services Librarian Fitchburg State College ...a benefactor either shrouds it (i.e.: behind different books, in a study corral, and so forth.) ...takes it (this is an expanding issue) ...a little gathering of understudies will look at another book and reestablish it between themselves such that nobody else can utilize the book for 1-2 years, by which time it is obsolete An undeniable arrangement would be to purchase various duplicates. ...with spending plan cuts, the cost of PC books, and the briskness with which the subject gets to be obsolete, this is not a doable choice for us.

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Meeting Library Needs Finding the right book is troublesome Unable to seek various books at the same time Looking through a lot of printed content for focused answers is tedious and wasteful I know it\'s in here some place!

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What is Safari? A joint endeavor of driving distributers, O\'Reilly Media and Pearson Education Premier e-Reference answer for developers, IT and business experts Professional, not reading material substance 30,000 individual B2C supporters; 1,800+ corporate and scholarly library clients Because Safari is claimed by distributers, clients get direct access to the most recent and best titles from Pearson, O\'Reilly and many distributer accomplices

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Who is Safari? O\'Reilly Media: regarded distributer on "front line" innovation points "Safari mirrors my long haul vision to change the world by catching and scattering the information of trailblazers. We\'re not just about PCs or PC books. We\'re truly about tackling data issues." - Tim O\'Reilly

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Who is Safari? Pearson Technology Group – the business sector pioneer in innovation distributed

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Who is Safari? Other top business and innovation distributers

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Why Safari? Safari Enterprise Library: Tech Books More than 3,500 titles 23 noteworthy subject classes, many sub classifications Top IT writers and distributers Alliances with chief Technology suppliers including Microsoft Press IBM Press Sun Microsystems Press Cisco Press Adobe and Macromedia Press Infosys Press (new for 2006!) Safari Tech Books Collection

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Safari Tech Books by Category Comprehensive scope of IT theme zones

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Safari Business Books Library Immediate online access to useful, demonstrated substance from master writers and driving business distributers. An inspecting of the theme zones that chiefs and representatives need and utilize ordinary Project Management Corporate Finance Change Management Marketing Recruitment and Staff Evaluation Mergers and Acquisitions Leadership Skills Negotiation Skills

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Safari Business Books by Category

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Why Safari? Spares cash, enhances efficiency, upgrades adapting Just in Time answers and preparing for ability advancement and critical thinking empowers supporters of spare squandered time and exertion. Discover data quicker and more effectively than through arbitrary web pursuits or asking companions or colleagues – seek crosswise over a huge number of books and articles at the same time Online Resource for understudies that supplements the educational modules, course messages and scholastic study in software engineering, programming designing and business. Access trusted substance from top distributers: O\'Reilly Media, Pearson PTR, FT/Prentice Hall, Course Technology, Project Management Institute, and numerous others

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Why Safari? The Safari Difference Safari is subject particular and very authority proficient substance – IT and business The main spot to get new material from O\'Reilly and Pearson More than 3000 books accessible inside Safari Innovative book swapping permitting model accessible for scholarly and open libraries.

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What\'s new at Safari? New Content Extends the Value of Premier eBook accumulations IBM developerWorks articles– 7,964 articles ordered IBM\'s specialized asset for engineers, giving an extensive variety of apparatuses, code, and training on DB2®, eServer™, Lotus®, Rational®, and WebSphere® and in addition on open norms innovation, for example, Web administrations, Wireless, Linux®, XML, Java™ advances, and the sky is the limit from there. O\'Reilly Media Network– 4,427 articles listed O\'Reilly Media\'s limitless system of writers, IT specialists and editors consistently contribute bits of knowledge and guidance for IT experts. Safari Guides Safari\'s editors have made 250 advisers for help clients rapidly take care of issues and effectively finish the current workload. Every aide, just a couple passages long, connections to particular areas of books inside Safari that will walk clients through the procedure required, orderly.

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What\'s new at Safari? Quicker Page Refresh Using Ajax, Safari serves pages speedier and all the more effectively. Recommended Search As you write your pursuit term Safari proposes, progressively, expressions from the most mainstream ventures our clients have entered. Advantageous Access to Advanced Search Parameters A new dropdown gives access to sifting on book titles, segment titles, code pieces, writer, and distributer. Decision Between Popularity and Text-based Relevancy in Search another slider bar permits you to weight your indexed lists taking into account prevalence or our ordinary pertinence calculation. Changes to "Additional Reading" joins When you tap on a "Additional reading" join at the base of book substance pages, the destination segment is currently distinguishable in full. Amazon surveys and evaluations for a large number of titles

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New User Interface New marking More conspicuous RSS Feeds

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Enhanced Preview mode Library co-marking

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Better show of realistic rich books Improved perusing speed

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Adjust positioning of indexed lists

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What\'s new at Safari Graphically Rich Content Improved showcase of illustrative substance from outlines and charts to high contrast photos to shading screen shows More titles from Peachpit and Adobe Press on Photoshop, Flash and programming for realistic programming and applications Perfect for web creators, web engineers, and inventive experts

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What\'s next at Safari? Safari is focused on addressing the necessities of ProQuest\'s International clients. Safari respects your criticism, inquiries, thoughts and proposal

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