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It’s that time of year again when we begin preparing for the Database Roadshow. This year’s Roadshow is all about change. Attend this NCompass session if you’d like an overview of some of the......

It’s that time of year again when we begin preparing for the Database Roadshow. This year’s Roadshow is all about change. Attend this NCompass session if you’d like an overview of some of the changes we’ll be talking about during the Roadshow. We’ll also toss out a few database tips and tricks along the way. If you are trying to decide if you want to attend this year’s Roadshow (or if you know you’ll be unable to attend a Roadshow) this session is for you.

NCompass Live - June 17, 2009.

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  • 1. Database Roadshow Teaser
    Susan Knisely
    402-471-3849
    sknisely@nlc.state.ne.us
    Allana Novotny
    402-471-6681
    anovotny@nlc.state.ne.us
    NCompass Live – June 17, 2009
  • 2. Database Roadshow
    This year’s 12th annual Database Roadshow is all about change.  Since the 2008 Roadshows there have been a number of enhancements and upgrades to both the NebraskAccess website and the databases.  Instead of focusing on a subset of the databases like we have the past two years, we are going to talk about changes and enhancements affecting many of our subscription services.
  • 3. The ever-growing list of changes includes:
    New NebraskAccess website
    New eLibrary interface
    Enhancements to Wilson databases
    New databases added to FirstSearch
  • 4. Locations
    9:30-3:30 (1-hour lunch around 11:30 on your own)
    July 15 - Wayne State College
    July 21 - Nebraska Library Commission
    July 23 - Central Community College – Columbus
    July 28 - Western Nebraska Community College –Scottsbluff
    August 5 - North Platte Community College
    August 12 - Sump Memorial Library, Papillion
    http://www.nlc.state.ne.us/training
  • 5. NebraskAccess New URL
    http://nebraskaccess.ne.gov
  • 6. Recorded Session
    NCompass Live: Check out the New NebraskAccess!
    http://www.nlc.state.ne.us/scripts/training/eventshow.asp?ProgID=8945
  • 7. Wilson Databases
    ReadSpeaker
    “text to speech” converter for full-text articles
    Listen as streaming audio
    Download as MP3
  • 8. The New eLibrary
    Coming June 26, 2009!
    ProQuest Essentials Pages
    Document Preview
    On the Fly Translation (10 languages)
    My eLibrary Account
    Save your lists
    Make timelines
    Make slideshows
  • 9. New databases in FirstSearch
  • 10. OAIster
    Union catalog of more than 19 million digital resources from over 1,000 organizations developed by the University of Michigan.
    http://www.oclc.org/support/documentation/firstsearch/databases/dbdetails/details/OAIster.htm
    Accessed like any other FirstSearch database
  • 11. ArchiveGrid
    Providesaccess to nearly a million descriptions of archival collections owned by thousands of libraries, museums, historical societies and archives worldwide. 
    Currently NOT available through the FirstSearch interface.
  • 12. ArchiveGrid
    URL for ArchiveGrid access: http://archivegrid.org
    Additional information about ArchiveGrid: http://www.oclc.org/archivegrid
  • 13. CAMIO
    Catalog of Art Museum Images Online
    Contains high-quality art images from around the world contributed and described by leading museums.
    Currently NOT available through the FirstSearch interface.
  • 14. CAMIO
    URL for CAMIO access: http://camio.oclc.org
    CAMIO Service Terms and Conditions: www.oclc.org/support/forms/pdf/camio_terms.pdf
    Additional information about CAMIO: www.oclc.org/camio
  • 15. Contact Us
    800-307-2665
    nebraskaccess@nlc.state.ne.us
    nebraskaccess.ne.gov/contact.asp
    IM: NebraskAccess on AIM, MSN, Google, and Yahoo!
    Librarian’s Tool box: www.nlc.state.ne.us/nebraskaccess/toolbox