Archive for the ‘Uncategorized’ Category

Bloomsbury Fashion Central

Monday, May 1st, 2017

Quick View by CCL-EAR Committee

Over the course of spring 2017, members of the CCL-EAR Committee were asked to write a Quick View of Bloomsbury Fashion Central. Bloomsbury Fashion Central consists of two products: Berg Fashion Library and Fashion Photography Archive. The audience recommended for these resources includes fashion, cultural studies, visual arts (like photography), media studies, drama & costume studies, history, anthropology, and museum studies.

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Streaming Video Comparison

Friday, April 28th, 2017

Comparative Review by CCL-EAR Committee

During Spring 2017, members of the CCL-EAR Committee wrote a comparative review of seven streaming video products, most of which are offered through the CCLC library consortium. The following seven products are analyzed:

Alexander Street Press Academic Video Online
Ambrose Digital
Films on Demand Master Academic Package
INTELECOM Academic Collection
Kanopy
NBC Learn – Higher Ed
Swank Digital Campus

Please click on each linked resource above to read the review of that resource.

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Information Literacy Tools – ProQuest Research Companion vs. Credo Information Literacy Modules

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Comparative Review by CCL-EAR Committee

Over the course of fall 2016 and spring 2017, members of the CCL-EAR Committee were asked to write a comparative review of two information literacy tutorial products offered through the CCL library consortium: Proquest’s Research Companion and Credo’s Information Literacy Modules.

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SAGE Humanities & Social Sciences Journals

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Quick Look by CCL-EAR Committee

Over the course of fall 2016, members of the CCL-EAR Committee were asked to write a quick look of SAGE Publishing’s Humanities & Social Sciences Journal Package. This collection includes full-text, non-embargoed access to nearly 700 journals.

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APA Style Central

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Preview by CCL-EAR Committee

Over the course of fall 2016, members of the CCL-EAR Committee were asked to write a preview of APA Style Central, a tool aimed to help students develop, write, and manage papers and references adhering to APA format, which was first offered to the CCLC group during the fall of 2016.

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LibWizard

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

Review by CCL-EAR Committee

Over the course of fall 2016, members of the CCL-EAR Committee were asked to write a review of LibWizard, a tool offered by Springshare that offers libraries to create forms, surveys, tutorials, and quizzes.

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Swank Digital Campus

Monday, December 5th, 2016

Preview by CCL-EAR Committee

Over the course of fall 2016, members of the CCL-EAR Committee were asked to write a preview of Swank Digital Campus, a streaming video database that offers libraries the opportunity to license films from several Hollywood studios.

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Rittenhouse R2

Friday, December 2nd, 2016

Preview by CCL-EAR Committee

Over the course of fall 2016, members of the CCL-EAR Committee were asked to write a preview of Rittenhouse’s R2 eBook platform, an aggregator of eBooks whose contents and focus are allied health and health sciences.

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ACLS Humanities EBook

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Preview by CCL-EAR Committee

Over the course of fall 2016, members of the CCL-EAR Committee were asked to write a preview of ACLS Humanities EBook, a collection of eBooks first offered to the CCLC group during the fall of 2016.

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Proquest SIPX

Thursday, October 6th, 2016

Review by CCL-EAR Committee

Over the course of the Fall and Spring of 2016, members of the CCL-EAR Committee were asked to write a review of SIPX, a product offered by the Proquest subsidiary of the same name that attempts to reduce student instructional material costs by linking and raising the visibility of library subscription content.

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