Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Monday, November 29, 2010

ABC CLIO trial

We are looking at the possibility of working with ABC-CLIO, and all of their databases are now available for trial.  Login information is on the Califa website at califa.org -->Members-->Internal Documents (you will need your Califa site login and password to access the information - let me know if you need it). 
I'd love to hear feedback from members on the trials, and whether you'd be interested in ordering any of their products.  The trials are available until January 11.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Oxford University Press trials

We have special pricing on several OUP products until the end of the year.  Trial information is on our site under califa.org --> Members --> Internal Documents (you will need your Califa login and pw to view the trials - let me know if you need your library login information).
The products we have pricing for are below, with descriptions.  Please let me know if you have any questions, or would like more information.
The Oxford African American Studies Center combines the authority of carefully edited reference works with sophisticated technology to create the most comprehensive collection of scholarship available online to focus on the lives and events which have shaped African American and African history and culture.
Oxford Biblical Studies Online provides unrivaled access to six essential Oxford editions of the Bible alongside commentary and annotations from study Bibles seamlessly combined with reference material and primary texts.
Oxford Dictionaries Online is a brand new modern English dictionary and language reference service. Powered by the world's greatest dictionaries, Oxford Dictionaries Online gives users a wealth of lexical resources at the click of a mouse
Berg Fashion Library: Informed by prestigious academic and library advisors, and anchored by the forthcoming 10-volumeEncyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion (July 2010),Berg Fashion Library will be the first online resource to provide access to interdisciplinary and integrated text, image, and journal content on world dress and fashion.
Social Explorer is an online research tool designed to provide quick and easy access to historical census data and demographic information. It creates fast, intuitive, and appealing maps and reports to help users visually analyze and understand demography and social change throughout history.