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  1. Cengage Learning and Slovakia: Increase the Quality and Breadth of your Digital Library Chris Houghton – Enterprise Sales Manager, Library Reference 1st April 2014

  2. Agenda • The Infotrac Suite • Gale Virtual Reference Library • Archives Unbound • Chatham House Online Archive

  3. Agenda • The Infotrac Suite • Gale Virtual Reference Library • Archives Unbound • Chatham House Online Archive

  4. The Infotrac Suite • Over 25,000 peer-reviewed journals, magazines, newspapers, video and audio sources • The lowest embargo rate of any major aggregator • Unique indexing to enable students to find relevant material quicker • Can be customised to fit your need • Innovative Research Tools

  5. Innovative Research Tools • Allows faculty to represent highly complicated topics in simple to understand graphical format • Gives researchers more power than ever before to uncover patterns in data • Use as a starting point to find a way through vast quantities of data

  6. Customising to your need • Agriculture Collection • Business Economics and Theory • Communications and Mass Media Collection • Computer Database • Criminal Justice Collection • Culinary Arts Collection • Diversity Studies Collection • Educator's Reference Complete • Environmental Studies and Policy • Fine Arts and Music Collection • Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture • Gender Studies Collection • General Science Collection • Home Improvement Collection • Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Information Science and Library Issues Insurance and Liability Collection Military and Intelligence Database Nursing and Allied Health Collection Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Pop Culture Collection Popular Magazines Professional Collection Psychology Collection Religion and Philosophy Collection Small Business Collection U.S. History Collection Vocations and Careers Collection War and Terrorism Collection World History Collection

  7. Agenda • The Infotrac Suite • Gale Virtual Reference Library • Archives Unbound • Chatham House Online Archive

  8. Gale Virtual Reference Library • Gale’s market leading eBook platform: Library Journal 2012 product of the year • Unique content from Gale and 80+ publishing partners • New agreement with Springer and Elsevier to include their 2013/14 frontlist STEM monographs • Translate interface into 30+ languages, including Slovakian • Cross-search with Infotrac

  9. Rich, Engaging Content • View all content as a pdf • View on all types of eReaders including Kindle and iPad • Readspeaker functionality makes content available for all students

  10. Over 70 eBook Collections, including: • Business • Education • Aerospace Engineering • Biomedical Engineering • Civil and Environmental Engineering • Electrical Engineering • Industrial Engineering • Materials Science and Engineering • Mechanical Engineering • Advanced Medicine • Diseases & Conditions • Genetics • Health & Medicine • Human Physiology • Imaging & Radiology • Neurosciences • Oncology Cancer & Research Pharmaceutical Sciences & Technology Political Science Law Astrophysics Chemistry Earth Science Energy Environment Fish & Wildlife Biology and Management Food Sciences Life Sciences Mathematics Physics Protein Science Communications Computer Science Robotics, Systems and Design Cyber Security

  11. Agenda • The Infotrac Suite • Gale Virtual Reference Library • Archives Unbound • Chatham House Online Archive

  12. Archives Unbound • Smaller, specialised sets of primary source material • 198 Collections to date, with more added every month • Cross-search helps users find material in unexpected collections • Free Index of all non-purchased archives to further aid researchers • A great way to introduce students to the concept of primary source research in a manageable way

  13. Archives Unbound • Relevant Collections include: • Czechoslovakia from Liberation to Communist State, 1945-63 • Conditions and Politics in Occupied Western Europe, 1940-45 • East Germany from Stalinization to the New Economic Policy 1950-63 • German Folklore and Popular Culture • Nazism in Poland: the Diary of Governor-General Hans Frank • Occupation and Independence: the Austrian Second Republic 1945-63 • Poland, Communist Dominance and Social Unrest • Post-War Europe: Refugees, Exile and Resettlement, 1945-50 • Socialism and National Unity in Yugoslavia • Witchcraft in Europe and America

  14. Agenda • The Infotrac Suite • Gale Virtual Reference Library • Archives Unbound • Chatham House Online Archive

  15. Chatham House Online Archive • Founded in 1920 • Premier think tank on International Affairs • Analysis and Research • Publishing • Events/Meetings (about 100 per year; often recorded) • Chatham House Rule • Goal is to make the world a better place through informed debate

  16. Chatham House Online Archive • Global & Multidisciplinary Content Supports • Economics and law • International Affairs • Environmental Studies • 20th Century History • High Level Analysis from top international think tank • Well known past Chatham House Speakers • Preservation efforts • Content under Chatham House Rule • Audio content accessible with searchable transcripts • First time publications, meeting transcripts, etc. are being brought together in a searchable environment

  17. Chatham House Online Archive

  18. Any Questions?