Ebooks 101 Welcome! We’ll begin at 10:15 a.m. central Elaine Settergren Online Librarian email@example.com http://www.globeeducationnetwork.com/library/
Today’s Topics How to find Ebooks Special Features Request a purchase How to use Ebooks in Blackboard
How to Find Ebooks Books 24x7 Business & IT topics Library Catalog
How to Find Ebooks Library Catalog
Library Catalog Ebooks NetLibrary Gale Virtual Reference Library Ebrary ABC-CLIO (formerly called Greenwood) EBL Coming soon: CREDO Reference!
Special Features Common to all our ebooks: Search within the book Quick click to chapters Ability to define words with dictionary Print - # of pages varies
NetLibrary Largest collection of ebooks in the library catalog 8,163 ebooks!
Gale Virtual Reference Library 60 ebooks
Ebrary 65 ebooks Quick View Info Tools
ABC-CLIO 12 ebooks
EBL New! Still not working quite right from on campus 7 ebooks
CREDO Reference Not in the Library Catalog yet. 435 ebooks!
Books 24x7 Only business and Information Technology topics 20,000 + ebooks! Not in library catalog – login through SkillPort Special Features: http://skillport.books24x7.com/apphelp.asp?item=GettingStarted Add bookmarks Organize using personal folders Read on a mobile device Get emails about new titles added to the collection
Request a Purchase
Request a Purchase Fill out form or email your librarian Purchases must be approved by program coordinator/chair Calendar Year budget (Nov. 30 deadline!) Accounting Business Criminal Justice Communications Health Care Management Health Fitness Humanities Information Technology Natural Sciences Social Sciences
How to Use Ebooks in Blackboard Add instructions rather than direct links Links need to be through the Proxy for library authentication Students get used to searching the library Add citation in APA format Students get used to seeing APA citations Students have the info they need to search Hint: use the “cite” button in the library catalog.