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eLibrary The user-friendly general reference solution 2012-2013

eLibrary The user-friendly general reference solution 2012-2013. Why Schools Choose eLibrary. eLibrary is the easiest to use online research tool available Provides quality, proprietary licensed content not available on the “free” web, Google, etc. . Why Schools Choose eLibrary.

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eLibrary The user-friendly general reference solution 2012-2013

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  1. eLibrary The user-friendly general reference solution2012-2013

  2. Why Schools Choose eLibrary • eLibrary is the easiest to use online research tool available • Provides quality, proprietary licensed content not available on the “free” web, Google, etc.

  3. Why Schools Choose eLibrary • Online delivery provides currency, diversity of content, and variety of access methods – all in an engaging environment

  4. Why Teachers Choose eLibrary • Standards searching helps educators integrate technology into the curriculum, increasing technology literacy • Meets NCLB requirements, qualifying for purchase through Title I, II-D, III, and V

  5. Why Teachers Choose eLibrary • Access reading-level and curriculum-specific resources from multiple sources • Teachers can create “electronic BookCarts” – lesson modules and resource collection pages with links to eLibrary items The BookCart tool is only available through ProQuest!

  6. Why Students Choose eLibrary • Students can use the search by topic feature to retrieve a manageable amount of quality content, quickly & easily • Safe, selected, age- and reading-level appropriate resources

  7. Why Families Choose eLibrary • Students need an integrated resource with varied content, media types and search methods • Parents need the assurance their students are doing research in safe, vetted resources, unlike Google or Wikipedia • Remote access enables parents to participate in the study process Parent use guidance available @ proquestk12.com

  8. Why Libraries Choose eLibrary • Public libraries need to offer an easy-to-use research solution to patrons • Widest range of media types – from traditional periodical content and pictures to audio and video files to reference works • Point-and-click functionality ensures all users find information they need • Access to local, regional and national newspapers • Daily electronic newspaper updates

  9. Why Libraries Choose eLibrary • Reference desk gives integrated access to dictionary, encyclopedia, almanacs, and much more • Library staff can create “electronic BookCarts” • Webpages on topics of community interest or research activities for patrons of all ages and reading levels Free marketing kits and newsletters boost usage and interest @ proquestk12.com

  10. About ProQuest Solutions • ProQuest resources unites high quality content, standards-based curriculum, and online technologies • Provides resources wherever learning takes place • We advocate the WISE use of technology: • Widespread – throughout the school, library, and community • Interactive – engaging for users and extended into community through BookCarts, local configuration, and supplied activities • Sustained – research, presentations, fact-checking, lesson planning, instruction, and more • Effective – promotes technology and information literacy

  11. Eight Unique Source Types Newspapers Magazines Books Maps Websites Pictures Audio/Video Clips Radio/TV Transcripts

  12. Easy Search Methods Basic: Keyword, Boolean, Natural Language Advanced: Publication, Title, Author, more…

  13. Search: Related Queries & Research Topics

  14. Editor Created! Results: Research Topics

  15. Results: Sorting & Lexiles 100% Full Text

  16. “More Like This,” Translate, “Best”…

  17. Send Resources: Email

  18. “Documents Like This” + My List

  19. My List: Collecting Resources

  20. Boolean Search Example

  21. Pictures Source Sort

  22. Picture Result

  23. Browse eLibrary Publications

  24. Browse eLibrary Publications

  25. Browse eLibrary Publications

  26. Topic Browse

  27. Topic Browse

  28. Topic Browse

  29. Standards Browse

  30. Standards Browse

  31. Standards Search

  32. Standards Search

  33. Standards Search Results

  34. BookCart Tool: Collection Creator

  35. BookCarts: Hundreds of Models Essential questions, standards, readings, publication links, and much more, help students make the grade with our model BookCarts

  36. Help Access

  37. Why eLibrary? • Comprehensive, yet easy-to-use searching for beginners to advanced researchers • Curriculum integration tools are built in • Eight different media types, plus editor-curated Research Topics and more: • Newspapers • Magazines • Books • Websites • Pictures • Maps • Audio/Video Clips • TV/Radio Transcripts

  38. Help & Solution Information ProQuest Support Center Support materials to help you encourage use throughout your school • Quick Start Guides • Posters • Free Newsletters • Training Videos & Podcasts • Product Logos • PowerPoint Presentations • Press Release Templates • Student & Teacher Flyers • And more! http://www.proquestk12.com Local Configuration • Manage and edit their default eLibrary account settings • Change default settings • Configure multimedia access • Create local library holdings • Add additional account settings for specific workstations • And more BookCart Administration • Create new BookCarts • Edit and delete existing BookCarts • Search and locate available BookCarts across your school/district and others http://www.proquestk12.com

  39. eLibraryQuestions? Call our ProQuest representatives at 1.800.521.0600 http://www.proquestk12.com

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