13th Conference on Professional Information Resources

Paper details

Trends and Updates in Using Information II.

Session coordinator: Jiří Kadleček, Albertina icome Praha s.r.o., Czech Republic

Where: 29. 5. 2008, 8.30 - 11.55, New Auditorium

E–journals and Ebooks for Academic Institutions

Autor: Paul Fertl, Gale - Cengage Learning, Germany



The E-Jounral collections and Ebook collections from Gale, A Cengage Learning Company are unreached in its depth and breadth.

Academic OneFile - This collection is specially designed to meet the needs of the discerning academic insitutions. The journals content is outstanding and provides coverage of all academic disciplines. It comprised 8,400 titles of which are 5,300 in full text and 6,400 are refereed.

General OneFile serves as the Public library's ultimate periodical resource, with more than 11,500 titles, and a great deal of full-text, 60% of which are recommended by Bowker's "Magazines for Libraries" publication.� We've included the right reference, newspapers and audio content to complement the robust collection of magazines and journals.

Customs Newspapers - This innovative Web-based full-text newspaper database allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section or other assigned fields. Finally, a one-stop source for the day's news and searchable archives. With Custom Newspapers, you can easily search a collection of more than 850 newspapers, then select your own screen appearance, search options and results form Coverage includes more than 150 cover-to-cover titles, including U.S. national, regional and local newspapers, as well as the leading titles from around the world.

Gale Virtual Reference Library GVRL (Ebooks) takes research to the next level by delivering great reference print titles you and your patrons rely on in a database format. Just imagine having no shelf space issues, no torn pages and providing equal access to — and full circulation of — multi-volume sets for main libraries, branch libraries and your patrons … Gale Virtual Reference Library makes it a reality.

About author:

Paul Fertl - Sales Director - Deputy Mayor of the town Miesbach/near Munich - German - works for 30 years with academic libraries and universities all over Europe

Other papers in this session:

RSS and Current Awareness: How Two Projects (ticTOCs and Gold Dust) Are Hoping to Improve the Academic Information Landscape

Author: Roddy MacLeod, Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom

OvidSP, The next Generation Precision Search & Discovery Platform

Author: representative OVID, OVID - Wolters Kluwer Health, Germany

CABI – Knowledge for Life

Author: Krassimira Anguelova, CABI, Bulgaria

Search Discovery Technologies for Online Information Resources

Author: Pavel Kocourek, INCAD, Czech Republic

Oxford Online Resources

Author: Annika Lindemann, Oxford University Press, United Kingdom


Matthew Howells

Inspec Direct - New Gateway to Knowledge

Author: Sylwia Kolankowska, The IET, United Kingdom

How SCOPUS Can Support Scientists and Librarians Even Better

Author: Piotr Golkiewicz, Elsevier B.V., Netherlands