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Science and Technology - A Cradle of Databases
Session coordinator: Jiří Kadleček,  Albertina icome Praha s.r.o., Czech Republic
Where: 24. 5. 2006, 13:30 - 17:15, New Auditorium

A Comparative Analysis of Information Services

Author: Barbara Dixee,  Knovel Corporation, USA

Co-author: Christina Pierce / Marketing Manager for Knovel


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Information is everywhere you look. With so many choices, it is important to understand the pros and cons of the different services. When choosing delivering information to your patrons, it is important to consider content, functionality, features, ease-of-use, access methods, relevance, reliability and pricing models. Google, NetLibrary and Knovel provide an interesting cross section of information services to compare. This analysis will help you discern the differences between the services examined and teach you the right questions to ask about a new service.

About the author

Barbara Dixee is the International Sales Manager for Knovel Corporation. Barbara works with international information distributors worldwide to provide Knovel to their customers. Under Barbara's guidance, Knovel's international business has more than doubled each year. Her success is due to her dedication to each market and each distributor. Barbara works with distributors to deliver Knovel in a way that meets local information needs.

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Author: Rocio Machhaus, Nature Publishing Group, United Kingdom

Dilemmas of Scientific Databases

Author: Jaroslav Šilhánek, Institute of Chemical Technology, Czech Republic

Scopus - New Features & Functionalities

Author: Sandra Grijzenhout, Elsevier, Netherlands

SpringerLink Integrates Journals, Reference Works and Ebooks

Author: Frans Lettenström, Springer, Germany

Comparison of Some Databases from the Point of View of Processing the Czech Sources

Author: Jaroslav Horký, MEDISTYL, Ltd., Czech Republic

Co-author: Boček Bohumil / Medistyl Praha, Bočková Martina / Medistyl Praha, Šmídová Lucie / ÚISK Praha

Ongoing Digitization of Wiley Content and Other Developments on Wiley InterScience

Author: Brett Thomas, John Wiley & Sons Ltd, United Kingdom

Using ESDU in Engineering Education - Solving Faculty Time and Resource Dillema

Author: John Hammar, Information Handling Services - IHS Inc., United Kingdom

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