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Gale Virtual Reference Library hilde.kempenaers@thomson.com GVRL – Facts Specialist reference e-book database Both own Thomson Gale and 3 rd party publications One-off purchase model rather than subscription model Purchase one eBook at a time - not a predetermined collection

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gale virtual reference library
Gale Virtual Reference Library

hilde.kempenaers@thomson.com

gvrl facts
GVRL – Facts
  • Specialist reference e-book database
  • Both own Thomson Gale and 3rd party publications
  • One-off purchase model rather than subscription model
  • Purchase one eBook at a time - not a predetermined collection
gvrl features
GVRL - Features
  • Individually searchable by title or cross-searchable as database
  • Unlimited site licence access (authentication by IP validation)
  • Remote access
  • Marc records included – allow linking at title level from OPAC
gvrl features4
GVRL - Features
  • Chapters and search results can be e-mailed, printed and downloaded
  • COUNTER compliant usage statistics
  • Citation export (EndNote, ProCite, Reference Manager)
  • Open URL compliant
  • Z39.50
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What is actually in GVRL ?

Currently over 800 titles

Over 120 more for 2006

Continuously updated title list available on www.gale.com/gvrl

For price list please contact hilde.kempenaers@thomson.com or agent

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GVRL : Reference content from other publishers :

General Reference,

Humanities

Animation, Game

Development

Academic, Learning,

Professional

Historical Atlases

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John Harper

Publishing

GVRL : Reference content from other publishers :

Information Science,

Technology

Global

Political Reference

NEW!

Business,

Personal Success

Scientific,

Technical

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Digital

GVRL : Reference content from other publishers :

NEW!

Business, Scientific,

Technical, Medical

Astronomy,

Atlases / Maps

Academic, Education,

Professional

Social Sciences,

Humanities

M.E. Sharpe

basic search
Basic Search

Search Options: GVRL 2.0

  • Basic Search
    • Document title
    • Keyword
    • Full text
    • Or…select a publication
basic search screen

Library Bar

Title Bar

Toolbar

Search Bar

Search Pathway

A

B

C

D

E

Basic Search Screen
basic search11
Basic Search
  • Select from three search options
  • Or select a publication – and make a search within
  • Or show all titles by subject
basic search12
Basic Search
  • Three search options
  • Enter search term
  • View results
  • Sort results ?
  • Expand or limit search from results page?
results article entry
Results - Article/Entry
  • Hit term highlighting
  • Images
  • Web links
  • Link to related index terms in this eBook title
results document links
Results - Document Links
  • Click more links from the article / entry page
  • View the entry as a PDF
  • Click a link for more information on ‘how to cite’ entries
results ebook links
Results - eBook Links
  • Click more links from the article / entry page
  • About this eBook
  • eTable of Contents
  • eBook index
  • List of Illustrations
toolbar options
Toolbar Options
  • InfoMark
  • Print
  • eMail
  • Download
  • InfoMarks are a stable URL linked to your Thomson Gale databases
  • A single-click to any page of search results
  • Embed InfoMarks into web pages, Word documents, lesson plans and VLE’s
  • Mark entries

Bookmark entries interest as you search the database

  • View previous searches
  • Dictionary
  • Title list
  • Use ‘help’
advanced search

Add rows for more search options if required

Advanced Search
  • Select indexes to search
  • Expand link to get more search options
  • Select titles?
  • Refine your search results if required

advanced search additional tips
Advanced Search – Additional Tips
  • Search for words ‘near to’ each other

  • Search across titles containing a certain word (rather than selecting a specific title)
  • View results – then expand / limit results if required
quick search
Quick Search
  • Perform a Quick Search from the results page
  • Performs a Keyword Search
  • Use ‘Quick Search’ to find additional results – then easily go back to your original results
questions
Questions?

Hilde Kempenaers

hilde.kempenaers@thomson.com

Many Thanks for Listening !