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Discovery Tools Comparison Review

Monday, June 13th, 2016

Comparison Review by CCL-EAR Committee

Over the course of Fall 2015 and Spring 2016, members of the CCL-EAR Committee were asked to write a comparison review of commonly used library discovery tools. Those tools were:

● Ebsco Discovery Service (EDS)
● Encore Synergy
● Primo
● Summon
● Worldcat Local and Discovery

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JSTOR

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Review by CCL-EAR Committee

In the Spring of 2016, members of the CCL-EAR Committee were asked to write a review of JSTOR.  The team did a review of this database, which is a database of journal archival collections from a a variety of academic publishers.

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CountryWatch

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

Review by CCL-EAR Committee

In the Spring of 2016, members of the CCL-EAR Committee were asked to write a review of CountryWatch.  The team did a review of this database, which is a database of in-depth reports that cover political, economic, and business issues for each country.

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Lexis-Nexis Academic

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

Review by CCL-EAR Committee

In the Fall of 2015, members of the CCL-EAR Committee were asked to write a preview of Lexis-Nexis Academic.  The team did a review of this database, which is an aggregator of newspaper, magazine, and journal content.

Download the full-text of our review evaluation for more detail.

If you have any experience with this product, please leave a comment and rate its appropriateness for use in a community college environment.