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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 solution2012-2013
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 • Online delivery provides currency, diversity of content, and variety of access methods – all in an engaging environment
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
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!
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
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
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
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
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
Eight Unique Source Types Newspapers Magazines Books Maps Websites Pictures Audio/Video Clips Radio/TV Transcripts
Easy Search Methods Basic: Keyword, Boolean, Natural Language Advanced: Publication, Title, Author, more…
Editor Created! Results: Research Topics
Results: Sorting & Lexiles 100% Full Text
BookCarts: Hundreds of Models Essential questions, standards, readings, publication links, and much more, help students make the grade with our model BookCarts
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
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
eLibraryQuestions? Call our ProQuest representatives at 1.800.521.0600 http://www.proquestk12.com