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  1. 1. Lectrix
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>A powerful online tool designed to help students read Greek and Latin texts in the original language by providing them with all the information required to actively construe a text at the click of a mouse. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Content <ul><li>8 texts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>4 Greek </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4 Latin </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Study tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dictionary definition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Parser </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Basic commentary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advanced commentary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Translation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Background material on grammar and context </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Texts Included <ul><li>Latin </li></ul><ul><li>- Apuleius: Cupid and Psyche </li></ul><ul><li>- Cicero: Catilinarians I-II </li></ul><ul><li>- Ovid: Heroides </li></ul><ul><li>- Virgil: Aeneid Book IX </li></ul><ul><li>Greek </li></ul><ul><li>- Euripides: Medea </li></ul><ul><li>- Lysias: Selected Speeches </li></ul><ul><li>- Plato: Ion </li></ul><ul><li>- Sophocles: Antigone </li></ul>
  5. 5. Key Points <ul><li>Innovative interface </li></ul><ul><li>Key texts </li></ul><ul><li>Unique functionality </li></ul><ul><li>Versatile study support resource </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty endorsement </li></ul><ul><li>Dynamic content set </li></ul><ul><li>Subsets </li></ul>
  6. 6. Lectrix home page Quick links to About Lectrix, The Texts and Help notes Links to FAQs, suggestions for use, Subscriber Services, dictionary entries and subscribed texts Information relating to Lectrix and all available texts
  7. 7. Text overview page Accessing one of the subscribed texts returns a page listing all the sub-divided content, if appropriate to that text
  8. 8. Lectrix interface Clicking on a subheading from one of the text pages returns the Lectrix tool Four panes are available: the passage in the native language, the basic commentary, dictionary information and a grammatical parser
  9. 9. Window activation To activate the windows, click on a word. This will then populate the boxes.
  10. 10. Lectrix windows Any of the windows may be closed by clicking on the red cross in the top right hand corner, and they may also be moved around the screen. Windows can also be stacked and resized. Scroll through the sections of the text …
  11. 11. Advanced commentary To open the corresponding advanced commentary from the Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics series, right-click at the top of the Commentary window (Mac ctrl+click) and select ‘Open scholarly commentary’ from the context menu …
  12. 12. Commentary window … The advanced commentary opens in a new window.
  13. 13. Text translation Bring up a complete translation by right-clicking the top of the text window (Mac: ctrl+click) …
  14. 14. Translation window … A complete, newly commissioned translation of the passage will appear in a new window.
  15. 15. Basic commentary notes Options to hide linguistic, stylistic and historical notes appear within the basic commentary context menu. Repetitive notes can also be hidden, and users may switch between page and lemma views.
  16. 16. Highlighting notes Words with corresponding notes within the basic commentary may be highlighted by right-clicking on the top of the main text window (Mac: ctrl+click) In this instance, linguistic notes have been turned off and are not highlighted, nor displayed, in the basic commentary window.
  17. 17. Trials and Ordering <ul><li>Free 30 day trials available to institutions </li></ul><ul><li>For more information or to order: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Contact your Sales Manager </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Email [email_address] (UK/ROW) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Email [email_address] (US) </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Support <ul><li>Technical Support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- Comprehensive customer support for all post-purchase needs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Subscriber Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Access 24 x 7 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ICOLC compliant usage stats </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Extensive help notes available on-site </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Marketing Support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Range of supporting materials </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Local Support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Training available </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Other Electronic Products <ul><li>Online Products </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cambridge Companions Online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shakespeare Survey Online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Orlando </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Historical Statistics of the United States </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Econometric Society Monographs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>eBooks </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cambridge Journals Online </li></ul>