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This presentation gives an overview about the resources found in this virtual database. It also answers basic questions on how to access this database for free.

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Elib usa

  1. 1. Bridging the Digital Divide<br />Thomas Jefferson Information Center<br />Public Affairs SectionU.S. Embassy Manila<br />
  2. 2. Absolutely<br />Free!<br />provides access to 20 databases to users of Thomas Jefferson Information Center (TJIC). These resources cover topics ranging from current events and business news to science and the arts.<br />
  3. 3. Who can use eLibraryUSA?<br />eLibraryUSA is available to all members of the Information Resource Centers and American Corners. <br />
  4. 4. How to get an individual account to eLibraryUSA?<br />Individual accounts can be requested at TJIC. To register, contact a TJIC staff for more information. You must be an individual who is member of the IRC to get an individual account. Institutions and non-members of IRCs cannot request individual accounts to eLibraryUSA.<br />
  5. 5. Can individual account be shared with friends?<br />No, eLibraryUSA, is for personal use only. Friends who are interested in accessing eLibraryUSA should be directed to TJIC.<br />
  6. 6. How to get help when having trouble accessing a resource in eLibraryUSA?<br />Contact aTJIC staff or email mnltjic@state.gov.<br />
  7. 7. What is Primo?<br />Primo is a search engine that allows users to search a number of databases at the same time. You can search Primo using the search box underneath the eLibraryUSA logo. You must be logged into your individual account or using a publicly-accessible computer in an IRC or AC to access articles in the search results. <br />
  8. 8. Searching in Primo <br />
  9. 9. What resources can be searched through Primo?<br />You can use the Primo search box to search across InfoUSA, Academic and General OneFile, Business Source Premier, Project Gutenberg, Hathi Trust, and Public Library of Science. <br />
  10. 10. Questions?<br />Comments?<br />Suggestions?<br />Want to try?<br />

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