Wednesday, May 05, 2010
More Database News
The State Library of Kansas is announcing some changes to our statewide database package beginning August 1, 2010. The new focus of products available to everyone in the state, from preschool to seniors, allows us to expand our offerings in some needed areas.
Products to be added include:
From Gale Cengage Learning
Student Resource Center Gold
Junior Reference Collection
History Resource Center – U.S.
History Resource Center – World
Books & Authors
From Learning Express Library
Job & Career Accelerator
Learning Centers – 4th grade through College
Microsoft, Adobe, Corel and Windows/ Mac online classes
Occupation practice tests – air traffic controller to teacher
No changes are planned to the current ProQuest products (Heritage Quest and Nursing / Allied Health Journals). The current Gale package which includes Chilton’s Auto Repair, Literature Resource Center, and OneFiles will remain. WorldBook Encyclopedia will continue as part of the statewide package.
As of July 31, our contracts with OCLC for WorldCat and the Ebsco products will end. These include Searchasaurus, Kid Search, TopicSearch, Student Research Center, ERIC, Professional Development Collection, Newspaper Source, and Novelist.
Patti Butcher, Director
Statewide Resource Sharing
State Library of Kansas - Topeka
Toll free: 800-432-3919
Check out our new website: http://www.kslib.info