The January 2012 issue (V13N3)of The Charleston Advisor (TCA), an online review of electronic resources for libraries, features a comparative review of a variety of online tools that facilitate fair use decisions, as well as reviews of Middle East Newsstand, OECD iLibrary, Business Analyst Online, and the following databases and electronic resources:
- eBooks on EBSCOhost
- Encyclopedia of Life Sciences
- Literary Encyclopedia
- Omeka and http://Omeka.net
- Scholars Resource
- and ProQuest Central and New ProQuest Interface
The issue also features a summary of CRL’s Charleston Preconference, “Weighing the Evidence: Evaluating Major Research Databases,“ by Bernie Reilly. The preconference presentation slides are available on CRL’s website.
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