Library Tools

LibGuides for Academic Libraries

Are your patrons using Google and Wikipedia when doing library research? Introduce them to LibGuides - the librarian created portals to high quality research information. You, the librarian, are the key to successful research. Nobody knows research better! With LibGuides you help patrons find the stuff they need and show them information they didn't even know existed. LibGuides' flexibility and ease of use empowers librarians of any technical skill level to quickly and effortlessly create content-rich, web 2.0 multimedia guides.

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LibGuides for School Libraries

LibGuides from Springshare allows librarians to organize the web-based resources such as: links to licensed & freely available e-resources, RSS feeds, images, hosted web videos, books from your catalog, and more!  Students go to search engines and find everything and walk away with nothing. LibGuides helps your students find the resources they need, and it helps boost usage of other resources your school is already paying for.  

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LibGuides for Public Libraries

Can your patrons discover the wealth of electronic and print resources your library offers?, LibGuides is an easy-to-use no-technical-skills necessary web content management system designed for librarians., You'll easily create and maintain gateways to point your patrons to the resources they need - whether it's finding a great read, finding a job, or finding their long-lost ancestors., And our full statistics tools will tell you exactly what resources are being used, and where to focus your attention next!

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Ulrich's Web

Look no further than Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory when you need information about serials publications and their providers. You'll discover information that's easy to find and as up-to-date as possible. By using Ulrichsweb, librarians and patrons can avoid the frustration and time lost gathering serials information in bits and pieces from various sources. Only Ulrichsweb brings together the latest bibliographic and provider details you need in one location, with links to publisher and journal websites, your library's other serials resources - and more.

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Serials Solutions 360 Search

Federated Search Service 360 Search is the most effective tool available for searching premium content and finding answers fast. It is easy to be overwhelmed by the sheer number of items in electronic collections. With so many starting points for research, patrons can struggle to find the best source, and often bypass the library to search the Web. 360 Search federated search service provides patrons with a simple and intuitive starting point for research. It is capable of searching your library's entire e-resource collection at once--including the local catalog.

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Serials Solutions 360 Resource Manager

A complete management system enables you to gain control over the selection, acquisition, and usage of your electronic resources. As libraries budget more to increase their electronic holdings, the management of e-resources becomes more complex. Serials Solutions 360 Resource Manager is the complete solution for reducing the time and effort required to manage the entire life cycle of e-resources.

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Serials Solutions 360 MARC Updates

MARC Updates provides the highest quality and best value for including e-journals in your OPAC. When patrons use your OPAC, will they find current information about your e-serials holdings? With up to 80 percent of your serials in electronic format, the need to keep your OPAC relevant by including these resources has never been greater. But keeping e-serial MARC records up to date is a significant challenge for your staff. Coverage dates change, titles are added and dropped, and publishers switch platforms. 360 MARC Updates will keep you current with minimum staff effort.

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Serials Solutions 360 Link

360 Link provides the most accurate, up-to-date results when searching for specific full-text items in databases and journals As electronic collections grow, patrons face increasing challenges to find specific items in a sea of resources. Whether they start their search in a Web search engine, an OpenURL-enabled database, or with a print citation, 360 Link enables your library to deliver efficient access to full-text content anywhere in your collection.

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Serials Solutions 360 Counter

Serials Solutions 360 Counter provides a complete solution for assessing e-resources. Although usage statistics from content vendors are widely available, it has been extremely challenging for libraries to assess the usage and cost of journals, databases, and vendors. 360 Counter makes it easy to get answers and make decisions using this information.

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Serials Solutions 360 Core

Basic Access and Management Service A-to-Z Title List, E-Journal Portal, Overlap Analysis, and more enable you to manage your collection and quickly access specific journals. Serials Solutions 360 Core is the solid foundation you need to provide e-resources at your library. 360 Core seamlessly integrates with all other Serials Solutions services so you can easily expand e-resource access and management functionality.

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