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November 16, 2009

25 Titles Now Available in Gale Virtual Reference Library

Hi,

In late September the SDLAC committee voted on the top 25 titles, culled from a list of selected choices that Gale gave us, to include in the Gale Virtual Reference Library database.  http://oregon.gov/OSL/LD/technology/sdlp/index.shtml

Only 10 titles had 4 or more votes each, so those were added to the GVRL right away.  Then the reps looked over the titles that each received 2 or 3 votes, and we voted on the remaining choices during our 11/6 meeting.  We tried to make sure there were some titles appropriate for academic, public/tribal, and K12 library patrons and to encompass multiple subject areas.

The following choices are now available in GVRL.  For a description of what each title encompasses, see the attachment.   

15 Additional Titles as of 11/16/09

Ancient Greece and Rome: An Encyclopedia for Students

Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography

Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion

Encyclopedia of Education

Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World

Encyclopedia of World Cultures Supplement

Europe 1789-1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of Industry and Empire

Europe Since 1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of War and Reconstruction

Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, 2nd ed.

Middle Ages Reference Library

Real-Life Math

Social Issues Primary Sources Collection

Witchcraft in America

World War I Reference Library

World War II Reference Library


10 Titles We Already Had in GVRL as of 10/12/09

American Decades Primary Sources

Ancient Civilizations Reference Library

Complete Human Diseases and Conditions

Encyclopedia of Philosophy, 2nd ed.

Encyclopedia of Religion

Encyclopedia of Science, Technology and Ethics

Encyclopedia of World Cultures

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia

UXL Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes, 2nd ed.

Women in World History: A Biographical Encyclopedia

Thanks,
Jen

Jennifer Maurer
School Library Consultant
Library Development
Oregon State Library
250 Winter Street NE
Salem, OR  97301-3950
503-378-5011
jennifer.maurer@state.or.us