ProQuest Safari Select Essentials of Computing and Popular Technology Powered by
Who Is Safari Books Online? “ Safari reflects my long-term vision to change the world by capturing and disseminating the k...
Who Is Safari Books Online? Pearson Technology Group – the market leader in technology publishing Other top technology pub...
Introducing Safari Select <ul><li>Safari Select delivers the best information and advice from today’s best sellers in the ...
Introducing Safari Select  Essentials of Computing and Popular Technology <ul><li>More than 400 titles with new titles add...
Introducing Safari Select  Essentials of Computing and Popular Technology <ul><li>Bestselling titles, series and authors t...
Introducing Safari Select  Essentials of Computing and Popular Technology <ul><li>Digital Photography—everything you need ...
Introducing Safari Select  Essentials of Computing and Popular Technology <ul><li>Windows and PCs </li></ul><ul><li>Expert...
Introducing Safari Select  Essentials of Computing and Popular Technology <ul><li>Home Entertainment </li></ul><ul><li>Get...
Safari Select features  articles and user-defined search tools <ul><li>Thousands of articles extend the value of the ProQu...
How Safari Select Works <ul><li>Suggestions based on actual </li></ul><ul><li>queries by users: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Popu...
How Safari Select Works <ul><li>Results of search by section or eBook </li></ul><ul><li>Articles included following eBook ...
Why Safari Select? <ul><li>Saves money, improves service to library users, enhances learning and reference </li></ul><ul><...
The Trial Process…and more  <ul><li>Test Drive Safari Select  Today </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interested? Act now to get a loo...
Thank you for your time! <ul><li>For further information please contact me </li></ul><ul><li>Helen Ellis </li></ul><ul><li...
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Suppliers showcase from Proquest. Part of the Digital literacy in an e-world 2008: the 8th Annual E-Books Conference which took place Thu 30 Oct 2008.

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  1. 1. ProQuest Safari Select Essentials of Computing and Popular Technology Powered by
  2. 2. Who Is Safari Books Online? “ Safari reflects my long-term vision to change the world by capturing and disseminating the knowledge of innovators. We're not just about computers or computer books. We're really about solving information problems.” - Tim O’Reilly, founder and CEO of O’Reilly Media O’Reilly Media: respected publisher on “cutting edge” technology topics
  3. 3. Who Is Safari Books Online? Pearson Technology Group – the market leader in technology publishing Other top technology publishers include
  4. 4. Introducing Safari Select <ul><li>Safari Select delivers the best information and advice from today’s best sellers in the category </li></ul><ul><li>Your users get online answers to their most critical technology questions from computing to the internet, digital photography, and home entertainment </li></ul><ul><li>Learn how to master the latest software including Windows Vista, Office 2007, iTunes, Java and more. </li></ul><ul><li>A state of the art search system that provides quick and accurate results every time. </li></ul><ul><li>Updated with new eBooks every quarter! </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to use and always available </li></ul>
  5. 5. Introducing Safari Select Essentials of Computing and Popular Technology <ul><li>More than 400 titles with new titles added quarterly </li></ul><ul><li>19 major topic categories </li></ul><ul><li>Bestselling series by expert authors </li></ul><ul><li>Premier publishers including </li></ul><ul><ul><li>O’Reilly Media </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>John Wiley & Sons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Press </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Que </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Peachpit Press </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prentice Hall </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sams </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Introducing Safari Select Essentials of Computing and Popular Technology <ul><li>Bestselling titles, series and authors that patrons know and ask for by name </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dummies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Visual QuickStart </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Step by Step </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Head First </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hacks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Missing Manuals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Classroom in a Book </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Absolute Beginners Guide </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Introducing Safari Select Essentials of Computing and Popular Technology <ul><li>Digital Photography—everything you need to know in a snap. </li></ul><ul><li>The Internet– what began as a government project became a global way of life. </li></ul><ul><li>From browsing on Google to bidding on eBay– a wealth of how-to information. </li></ul><ul><li>Email, blogging, podcasts, social networking, online shopping and travel and more. </li></ul><ul><li>Resources for beginners and expert photographers alike. </li></ul><ul><li>Improve the quality of prints and videos. </li></ul><ul><li>Photoshop, iMovie, inDesign– master all the popular software. </li></ul>The Internet…Digital Photography … Everything Mac…Windows and PCs…Desktop Applications…Home Entertainment
  8. 8. Introducing Safari Select Essentials of Computing and Popular Technology <ul><li>Windows and PCs </li></ul><ul><li>Expert advice on Macintosh operating systems and popular software such as FileMaker Pro. </li></ul><ul><li>In-depth coverage for creative pros and all the “rest of us”. </li></ul><ul><li>Maintenance and troubleshooting tips </li></ul><ul><li>Swiftly search and find all the answers to using Windows including Vista. </li></ul><ul><li>PC repair and upgrading, networking and back up, antivirus protection and security to get the most from the home or small business PC. </li></ul><ul><li>Everything Mac </li></ul>The Internet…Digital Photography …Everything Mac…Windows and PCs …Desktop Applications…Home Entertainment
  9. 9. Introducing Safari Select Essentials of Computing and Popular Technology <ul><li>Home Entertainment </li></ul><ul><li>Get the most out of Microsoft Office from documents to financial workbooks. </li></ul><ul><li>Web design and publishing </li></ul><ul><li>Project scheduling, budgeting and taxes, even presentations for school assignments. </li></ul><ul><li>Insights and ideas to fully enjoy iPods, iPhones and personal digital devices. </li></ul><ul><li>Satisfy the passion of gamers on PCs, Wii and Playstation. </li></ul><ul><li>What everyone needs to know for home networking and home entertainment systems. </li></ul><ul><li>Desktop Applications </li></ul>The Internet…Digital Photography…Everything Mac…Windows and PCs… Desktop Applications…Home Entertainment
  10. 10. Safari Select features articles and user-defined search tools <ul><li>Thousands of articles extend the value of the ProQuest Select </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Articles offer explanations on key technology topics. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All articles are written by experts and presented via trusted sources. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs from popular media analysts writing for InfoWorld and IBM DeveloperWorks. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Updated monthly. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Suggested Search </li></ul><ul><ul><li>When typing a search term, Safari Select suggests, in real time, expressions from the most popular searches users have entered. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Convenient Access to Advanced Search Parameters </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Advanced Search provides access to filtering on book titles, section titles, code fragments, author, and publisher. </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. How Safari Select Works <ul><li>Suggestions based on actual </li></ul><ul><li>queries by users: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Popular search terms turned on by default </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Popular book titles and suggested reference entries. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Users can choose options, or turn off and on, in user preferences </li></ul></ul>Superior, user-customizable search capabilities
  12. 12. How Safari Select Works <ul><li>Results of search by section or eBook </li></ul><ul><li>Articles included following eBook search results </li></ul><ul><li>More contextual navigation from search preview to full text chapter content </li></ul>Search results displayed with search terms highlighted
  13. 13. Why Safari Select? <ul><li>Saves money, improves service to library users, enhances learning and reference </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Just in Time answers and step by step training for skill development and problem solving enables users to save wasted time and effort. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Find information faster and more easily than through random web searches or asking friends – search across hundreds of books and articles simultaneously </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Invaluable online resource for students, home business owners and seniors who are just starting out on the internet. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Access trusted content from top publishers: O'Reilly Media, Pearson PTR, John Wiley and Sons, Microsoft Press, and others </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. The Trial Process…and more <ul><li>Test Drive Safari Select Today </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interested? Act now to get a look inside the premier reference collection of bestselling titles in computing and popular technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contact me for a complementary trial and pricing information </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Spread the word! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Posters and bookmarks available to inform your patrons </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Measure results and track usage </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Usage reports by title and sessions available upon request to satisfy library management and confirm the value of ProQuest Select for your patrons </li></ul></ul><ul><li>MARC records available for all eBooks in Safari Select </li></ul>
  15. 15. Thank you for your time! <ul><li>For further information please contact me </li></ul><ul><li>Helen Ellis </li></ul><ul><li>Area Sales Manager for Scotland, Ireland and Wales </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Public Libraries, Corporate and Government </li></ul></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Tel: 07951 656 609 </li></ul>

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