The April 2011 issue (V12N4) of The Charleston Advisor (TCA), an online review of electronic resources for libraries, has been released. This edition includes reviews of Electronic Enlightenment and the World Health Organization database, and a comparative analysis of Encore Synergy and Primo Central.
Other featured databases and electronic resources analyzed in the current issue of TCA include:
- social networking sites Diigo and Digg
- the Blekko search engine
- Business Technical Solutions database
- Colonial State Papers
- Films on Demand,
- the Gimlet application for collecting service point statistics in libraries
- Internet Scientific Publications
- the LibAnswers refence tool
- Something About the Author Online
- and the Teen Health and Wellness database.
As a benefit of CRL membership, librarians and specialists at CRL libraries have free access to all TCA online reviews. CRL also invites your ideas on future databases and electronic resources for review.
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