Paper details

Tools for Managing, Making Accessible and Promoting Electronic Information Resources

Session coordinator: Miroslav Bartošek, Masaryk University, Czech Republic

Time and venue: May 26, 8:30 AM - 11:45 AM, Vencovsky Aula

eBooks and Knowledge Portals for Academic Libraries

Karsten Sydow, GALE - A Cengage Learning Company, United Kingdom
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The Knowledge Portals and eBooks from Gale are unreached in their depth and breadth. Gale delivers first class resources for every Academic Library and it’s easy to integrate them into your Library System.

Gale Virtual Reference Library – Gale is taking eBooks to the next level by delivering their award winning reference content in an easy-to-use database format. Currently more than 4.000 titles from Cengage Gale and other publishers are available on the GVRL platform. Subjects are ranging from Arts and Literature to Science, History to Business, Religion to Biography. We show the benefits of implementing your own virtual library into your library system.

Gale Knowledge Portals are a new generation of resources from Gale providing image rich, dynamic, online resources. Designed to be a comprehensive multidisciplinary one-stop resource of key topics, including the environment, global issues and awareness and the animal world, Gale Knowledge Portals are essential student resources for all levels.

  • Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources (GREENR)
  • Global Issues in Context
  • Grzimek’s Animal Life
Author's professional CV

Karsten Sydow has been working as Sales Representative for Gale – Cengage Learning (Library Reference Division) for Central and Eastern Europe, Eastern and Northern Germany since December 2008. He studied Library Science, Modern History, and Political Science at Humboldt University in Berlin. University-, State and Special Libraries in Central Europe are in cooperation with him on print- and Ebooks, Digital Collections, and Online databases.

Organized by

  • Albertina icome Praha VŠE

Main sponsor

  • Springer

Media and technology partners

  • Český rozhlas - Leonardo
  • Ikaros
  • LibRa

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