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The latest in career help is here!

Optimal Resume can make sure your displaced or transitioning patrons are ready to enter the workforce as quickly as possible. Their proven, online career tools are now used at hundreds of public libraries and college career centers nationwide. Optimal Resume can help job seekers of all levels execute a successful job search.

Please join one of these sessions to learn more.

Tuesday, November 3 at 2 p.m.
https://www2.gotomeeting.com/join/601426819
You may join the conference call by dialing:
626-521-0010
Access Code: 601-426-819
Audio PIN: Shown after joining the meeting
Meeting ID: 601-426-819

Thursday, November 12 at 10 a.m.
https://www2.gotomeeting.com/join/380606674
You may join the conference call by dialing:
626-521-0010
Access Code: 380-606-674
Audio PIN: Shown after joining the meeting
Meeting ID: 380-606-674

For help with any of these demonstrations, please contact:
Ms. Mary Frances Coryell
Optimal Resume
Office 970-878-5321
Cell 843-697-3073

For more information on the discount available through OHIONET, please contact Mary Conroy (maryc@ohionet.org or 800-686-8975, ext. 16) or Christine Morris (christinem@ohionet.org or 800-686-8975, ext. 29).

Don't miss the chance to sign up for one of the special training sessions for Ancestry Library Edition or HeritageQuest Online, which are being offered exclusively to Ohio librarians next Monday and Tuesday. To attend either or both of these sessions, please email Frederica Scott of ProQuest at frederica.scott@proquest.com to get the link to join.

Ancestry Library Edition – Monday, October 26, at 2 pm
HeritageQuest Online – Tuesday, October 27, at 2 pm

Still can't make it? Check the ProQuest Training Schedule to find other days and times.

Don't forget that additional training materials are always available for you or your patrons to use at your point of need: http://www.proquest.com/support

Questions about Ancestry, HeritageQuest, or any other electronic resource from OHIONET? Contact Christine Morris at christinem@ohionet.org or 800-686-8975, ext. 29.

ProQuest is offering OHIONET libraries an extra discount on titles to help you help your patrons!

Starting now, and running through the end of November, your library can get an extra discount off the price of ProQuest Entrepreneurship or ProQuest Career & Technical Education. When your library subscribes to both, you get an additional 10% off--for a total of 20% off list price!

Learn more now!
ProQuest Entrepreneurship
http://www.proquest.com/en-US/catalogs/databases/detail/pq_entrep.shtml
ProQuest Career & Technical Education
http://www.proquest.com/en-US/catalogs/databases/detail/pq_career_tech_ed.shtml

As an added bonus, libraries that subscribe now will get the balance of 2009 free of charge, and the pricing will be guaranteed to remain the same for your 2011 renewal!

Take a look for free today:
http://trials.proquest.com/ptc?userid=3144954

Contact Christine Morris (christinem@ohionet.org or 800-686-8975, ext. 29) for the trial password, or to get more information. The trial and offer end on 11/30/2009.

Make sure you sign up for one of the special FREE training sessions for Ancestry Library Edition or HeritageQuest Online, which are being offered exclusively to Ohio librarians on October 26 and 27. To attend either or both of these sessions, please email Frederica Scott of ProQuest at frederica.scott@proquest.com to get the link to join.

Ancestry Library Edition – Monday, October 26, at 2 pm
HeritageQuest Online – Tuesday, October 27, at 2 pm

Other training sessions are available to all; check the ProQuest Training Schedule to find days and times.

Remember that additional training materials are always available for you or your patrons to use at your point of need: http://www.proquest.com/support

Questions about Ancestry, HeritageQuest, or any other electronic resource from OHIONET? Contact Christine Morris at christinem@ohionet.org or 800-686-8975, ext. 29.

Serials Solutions is offering OHIONET members a special, limited-time offer, in addition to OHIONET's standing 20% member discount rate. Through the remainder of 2009, Serials Solutions will offer free access to any new subscriber for the balance of the year.

That means any new subscriber to

will have access through December 31, 2010 and only pay for a 12-month subscription.

If you would like a quote or have questions, simply contact Kerri Baker (kerri.baker@serialssolutions.com or 866-737-4257, ext. 1032) or Maryellen Sims (maryellen.sims@serialssolutions.com or 757-435-7803).

To receive more information about a particular service, you can also attend a free webinar at http://www.serialssolutions.com/webinars.

    “Based on content, design, and price, this product is a solid ten. It tops any other similarly themed resource in its field and, at this price, is an amazing deal. . . . This is a product I wish every library in the United States could make accessible to its researchers, from elementary-school children to history scholars, and everybody in between. Resoundingly recommended.”—Library Journal

    Since launching in April, American History in Video has grown to include more than 1,500 titles and 500 hours. It will continue to grow to include more than 5,000 complete titles and 2,000 hours of rare newsreels and important documentaries from leading producers such as PBS, The History Channel, Bullfrog Films, and California Newsreel.

    Freely access the entire collection on the Web now through Sunday, November 15th.

    http://ahivfree.alexanderstreet.com

    No username or password required—enjoy!

    Alexander Street online collections are available to libraries via outright purchase of perpetual rights or annual subscription. Subscriptions start at just $995 per year. All orders received by December 31, 2009 will be billed at the 2009 subscription rates.

    If your library would like to request a price quote or extended trial access, please contact Mary Conroy (maryc@ohionet.org or 800-686-8975, ext. 16) or Christine Morris (christinem@ohionet.org or 800-686-8975, ext. 29).

    For additional information visit the American History in Video website.

    The latest in career help is here!

    Optimal Resume, a suite of state-of-the-art career assistance modules, is available from OHIONET at a discounted price for our members. Special packages are available for public libraries and colleges & universities.

    OHIONET libraries can start a subscription on January 1, 2010 and get access for the remainder of 2009 for free!

    Free custom trails are available now. Contact Mary Conroy (maryc@ohionet.org or 800-686-8975, ext. 16) or Christine Morris (christinem@ohionet.org or 800-686-8975, ext. 29) for pricing and more information.

    The latest in career help is here!

    Optimal Resume can make sure your displaced or transitioning patrons are ready to enter the workforce as quickly as possible. Their proven, online career tools are now used at hundreds of public libraries and college career centers nationwide. Optimal Resume can help job seekers of all levels execute a successful job search.

    Patrons log in through your locally branded website to get 24-hour-a-day access to a complete suite of self-directed career tools for creating resumes, cover letters, portfolios, video introductions, and professional networking websites. They can practice for job interviews with a state-of-the-art virtual interview practice module, as well as conduct career research and assess their marketable skills.

    The Optimal Resume online programs are proven, easy-to-use, and affordable. They help immediately reduce job seeker stress by providing a sense of purpose and a plan of action. Most importantly, they provide excellent results.

    In addition to our new consortial discount, OHIONET libraries can start a subscription on January 1, 2010 and get access for the remainder of 2009 for free!

    Free custom trails are available now. Contact Mary Conroy (maryc@ohionet.org or 800-686-8975, ext. 16) or Christine Morris (christinem@ohionet.org or 800-686-8975, ext. 29) for pricing and more information.

    DIALOG's  free File for October is InfoUSA's American Business Directory (File 531), which contains approximately 14 million business records compiled from over 5,000 public sources.   View transcript

    Free Live Training will be offered

    Oct. 8 at

    2:00pm  by Joe Lazure, InfoUSA® Register

    DIALOG Monthly Trials: Each month Dialog offers an opportunity to try out new or unfamiliar sources by offering $100 of free searching (either DialUnits or connect time) in one or two specific files. Output and Alerts charges are not included.  http://www.dialog.com/freefile/

    OHIONET offers special pricing for DIALOG accounts  for academic, public and corporate libraries. If you have any questions, please contact Mary Conroy at 800-686-8975 ext. 16 or maryc@ohionet.org.

    OHIONET October Special is the Metrologic MS 9520 Voyager Barcode Scanner.

    ms9520_95401

    Please see the Metrologic 9520 brochure for more details.

    To order, contact Pam Rossman at 800-686-8975 x10 or pamr@ohionet.org.

    For product availability or other questions, contact Jill Boggs Brust at 800-686-8975 x20 or jillb@ohionet.org.

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