E-Resources

From personal and household finance to market economics and globalization, Rosen Digital's Financial Literacy database makes economics and money management easy to understand and highly engaging. Database articles explore macro-, micro-, and global economics as well as personal and household finance. Users will learn to manage credit and debt, invest with confidence and plan for retirement, and avoid fraud and scams.

Online resource features:
  • Curriculum-correlated content, including Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy
  • Interactive calculators provide tools for success in budgeting, buying a house, student and auto loans, and savings and retirement
  • Text-to-speech reads articles aloud to support struggling readers and ELLs 
  • Program ideas provide roadmaps for an introduction to financial literacy 
  • Dynamic videos bring economics to life
  • Quizzes and polls invite users to test their knowledge and share their opinion
  • Social bookmarking lets users share articles with friends and family
  • Instant translation offers articles in over 50 languages 
  • iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch and netbook compatible
Trial the database for free here:  http://financialliteracy.rosendigital.com/
Username: ohionet
Password:  trial
 
Any Ohionet members who purchase this database before December 31, 2012 will receive 10% off list price.  Please contact Carrie Waibel, Electronic Resources Coordinator, for information and quotes (800-686-8975, ext. 25 or carriew@ohionet.org).  
 

Rock's Backpages offers the ultimate archive of music journalism with over 20,000 classic articles, interviews, and reviews on artists from Aaliyah to ZZ Top, on all genres from rockabilly to hip hop, by the finest music writers of the last 50 years. Enjoy access to classic fanzines including Punk, Trouser Press, Bomp and Creem as well as widely known music publications such as Spin and Rolling Stone.

Other features include:

  • Audio interviews
  • Writer profiles and blogs
  • Links to radio stations and rock-related websites
  • Discussion forum
  • Weekly newsletter

New subscribers will receive 30% off list price and free access for one month. This offer is valid through December 2012.

For more information, please contact Mary Conroy (maryc@ohionet.org or 800-686-8975, ext. 16) or Carrie Waibel (carriew@ohionet.org or 800-686-8975, ext. 25).

New Special eBook Offer from OHIONET and Gale Cengage Learning

OHIONET has partnered with Gale in the creation of the Gale Cengage Learning eBook Collections, which are comprised of several Common Core focused subject-specific eBook bundle sets and primary source collections.  

This offer can:

·         Jump start your library’s eBook collection

·         Upgrade your library’s existing eBook offerings

·         Provide materials that comply with Common Core standards

·         Provide materials that function as supplementary teaching tools

·         Work within your library’s budget

Libraries can pick and choose from the 8 different bundle collections available featuring nearly 200 multi-volume titles with a list value of over a million dollars.  Please find an attached title list here.

Pricing

Pricing is flat for all items offered in these bundles.  This content is purchased by your library; there is only a $50 access fee in years after the initial purchase for most collections. The Archives Unbound has a $5 access fee per collection purchased.

In addition to offering these volumes at the OHIONET discounted price, there is also the potential for even greater discounts based on the number of orders.  Your participation is needed to reduce this cost for all subscribers. 

·         5-10 libraries, 10% off

·         11-39 libraries, 15% off

·         40+ libraries, 35% off

Trial

To trial the Gale Cengage Learning eBook Collections and to learn more, click here.  The password to access this content is "trial."

Webinars

Learn more about the collections by clicking below to register for one of these webinars:

·         Thursday, September 27 from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.

·         Wednesday, October 3 from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Deadline

If you would like to take advantage of the special pricing on the Gale Cengage Learning eBook Collections, please contact Carrie Waibel (carriew@ohionet.org or 800-686-8975, ext. 25) for quotes, orders, and any questions you may have.  The last possible day for orders is Monday, October 22, so make sure you don't miss the deadline!

 

From the EBSCO team who created NoveList comes an easy-to-use, web-based tool that solves libraries' everyday online and print promotional needs. LibraryAware helps you create, deliver, and measure your promotional messages. With LibraryAware, your community will discover all the programs, products and services you have to offer.

For a limited time, EBSCO is offering OHIONET libraries a special group offer: 

  • 6 to 11 new subscribers – 10% off OHIONET price
  • 12 to 20 new subscribers – 15% off OHIONET price
  • 21 to 30 new subscribers – 20% off OHIONET price
  • 31+ new subscribers – 25% off OHIONET price

Offer ends October 31, 2012 and an intent to order must be in to OHIONET by October 20 to determine final discount.

For more information, please contact Mary Conroy (maryc@ohionet.org or 800-686-8975, ext. 16) or Carrie Waibel (carriew@ohionet.org or 800-686-8975, ext. 25).

Interested in learning how to help your community become aware of all that your library has to offer?  OHIONET members can now sign up for an exclusive vendor demo for EBSCO’s brand new marketing product, Library Aware

From the EBSCO team who created NoveList comes an easy-to-use, web-based tool that solves libraries' everyday online and print promotional needs. LibraryAware helps you create, deliver, and measure your promotional messages. With LibraryAware, your community will discover all the programs, products and services you have to offer.

LibraryAware includes these features and benefits:

  • Produces professional looking designs — no matter what the skill level
  • Creates promotional materials with consistent branding
  • Provides continually updated designs and best practice recommendations
  • Enables libraries to deliver their messages through all free communication channels
  • Plays nicely with popular event software, social media and blogs
  • Streamlines and improves what libraries are already doing with their promotional efforts
  • Organizes all promotional materials in one place

See these tools in action, as demonstrated by Brittany Bryan of NoveList.

When: Tuesday, August 7, 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Where:Live, ONLINE

Cost:No charge

Please see the following link to register online:

http://tinyurl.com/bqnw2wj

Better equip your library to deliver your messages through all free communication channels!

Coming mid-July

From the EBSCO team who created NoveList comes an easy-to-use, web-based tool that solves libraries' everyday online and print promotional needs. LibraryAware helps you create, deliver, and measure your promotional messages. With LibraryAware, your community will discover all the programs, products and services you have to offer.

LibraryAware includes these features and benefits:

  • Produces professional looking designs — no matter what the skill level
  • Creates promotional materials with consistent branding
  • Provides continually updated designs and best practice recommendations
  • Enables libraries to deliver their messages through all free communication channels
  • Plays nicely with popular event software, social media and blogs
  • Streamlines and improves what libraries are already doing with their promotional efforts
  • Organizes all promotional materials in one place

Request your demo today!

For more information, please contact Mary Conroy (maryc@ohionet.org or 800-686-8975, ext. 16) or Carrie Waibel (carriew@ohionet.org or 800-686-8975, ext. 25).

For a limited time, OHIONET is offering qualifying small libraries a discounted DIY focused database package from EBSCO.

Libraries can select four of the following:

Also included in this purchase is Consumer Health Complete.  Total cost for these five databases is very low.  Qualifying libraries must serve a population of 10,000 or under.  This offer will expire on June 15, 2012.

For more information, please contact Carrie Waibel (carriew@ohionet.org or 800-686-8975, ext. 25).

See why Credo Reference was recently named Library Journal's "Best Overall!"

Credo General Reference is completely customizable by librarians and is a general reference and library discovery tool for patrons. Offering more than three and a half million entries, 580+ highly-regarded titles from over 80 publishers, this high-quality online reference service, provides both credible reference content and a best-in-class technology.

As a part of the 2012 Spring Preview, Credo is making a special offer to our members. This offer covers the Credo Online Reference Service with the General Reference database only (i.e. the content currently on trial):

  • 1 to 5 new subscribers – 15% off list
  • 6 to 10 new subscribers – 20% off list
  • 11 to 15 new subscribers – 25% off list
  • 16 to 20 new subscribers – 30% off list
  • 21+ - Special pricing to be determined

Any combination of new subscribers from academic, public and K-12 libraries will to used to determine participation levels.

If we are able to add 21+ NEW subscribers from a combination of academic, public and K-12 libraries, any current Credo customer that is subscribing to General Reference Premium will get Topic Page Customization for Free for one year.

Offer ends June 30, 2012 and an intent to order must be in to OHIONET by June 20 to determine final discount.

For more information, 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).

OHIONET has two offers from Oxford University Press that are running through the end of the month:


Perpetual Access Purchase of Oxford Bibliographies Online Titles

Oxford Bibliographies Online (OBO) is an innovative resource designed to help students and scholars find reliable sources of information across a wide variety of subjects, significantly reducing research time. Recommendations and original content by leading scholars provide expert guidance, pointing users to the best chapter, book, Journal article, website, blog, or data set available for their research. OBO’s intuitive linking and discoverability tools help users locate full text content to prevent dead ends and encourage use of resources that a library has in its collection.

Order by March 30th to receive 15% - 40% off list pricing

Demo available Wednesday, March 28 at 10 a.m.

Perpetual Access Purchase of Oxford Digital Reference Shelf Titles

Oxford Digital Reference Shelf (DRS) is an exciting initiative offering libraries the opportunity to purchase electronic editions of an expanding range of Oxford’s award-winning scholarly reference titles. Each title is available for single-title purchase and can be seamlessly integrated into Oxford Reference Online with full cross-searching functionality or accessed as a stand-alone resource with its own URL. The current collection of titles includes Green’s Dictionary of Slang, the 2012 recipient of the Dartmouth Medal, and three of RUSA’s 2012 Outstanding Reference Source winners.

Order by March 30th to receive 20% - 80% off list pricing

Demos available on Monday, March 26 at 3 p.m. and Tuesday, March 27 at 11 a.m.


For more information, a free trial, or a custom quote, 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).

Many OHIONET members are currently using Springshare products to help connect users with resources; we are working with Springshare to bring value to you by combining efforts on new subscriptions and upgrades to current subscriptions.

If you have not yet taken a look at these easy solutions for frequent website needs, please contact us to play with their potential in our group demonstration accounts.

  • LibGuides - the most popular content sharing platform for libraries. Easy to use, and mobile friendly!
  • Mobile Site Builder - the easiest way to build and maintain a mobile website for your department.
  • CampusGuides/CommunityGuides - all the awesomeness of LibGuides plus a lot of additional functionality.
  • LibCal - Event management, appointment scheduling, room bookings - all in one awesome package.
  • LibAnswers - an innovative reference/faq platform combining SMS, Twitter, Reference Analytics & more!
  • LibAnalytics - Statistics galore. Record, track, and analyze data on just about anything in your library.

(And there are actually free versions of LibCal and LibAnalytics for your library to use now!)

To learn more about how your OHIONET colleagues are using LibGuides and other dynamic pathfinders, consider signing up for one of our upcoming training events:

Remember - OHIONET workshops are free to premium member libraries!

For more information about this group offer, 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).

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