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Academic Product Spotlight – January 2017: Alexander Street Products

Each month, WiLS highlights a product to raise awareness of our many group and consortium purchase offerings. We’ll tell you about the offer, about the product and even provide some information that you can drop right into your own newsletters, blogs or websites. This month, we’ll be talking about offerings from Alexander Street. Read more

New Vendor Partner – Omnigraphics

WiLS is proud to announce a new partnership with reference resource publisher Omnigraphics! Omnigraphics provides authoritative and engaging reference resources to libraries and schools. Spanning the areas of biography, history, health, culture, and ready reference, their products have been consistently recognized for demonstrating uncompromising quality.

Omnigraphics’ excellent Health Reference Series has gotten better this year with free online access included with the purchase of each volume. So, buy any volume in the series and get online access to that volume for your patrons for free! Omnigraphics tells us that they’ll be adding such online editions to several of their other series in the near future, so watch for those announcements!

WiLS members can order directly from the Omnigraphics website, using our custom discount code to get lower prices. From now through March 31st, get 20% off of everything in the store. After April 1st, WiLS members will get 20% on any single order of 16 titles or more and 15% off on any smaller order. ALL WiLS members qualify for this discounted pricing, so contact Jeff Brunner (brunnerj@wils.org) to get the discount code today!

 

Mukurtu Hub Manager Position

As a partner in the IMLS-funded initiative Mukurtu Hubs and Spokes: A Sustainable National Platform for Digital Community Archiving, WiLS is seeking a part-time project manager to coordinate a Mukurtu Hub in the Western Great Lakes states. Under the direction of Washington State University, this grant-funded project will establish five regional Mukurtu Hubs across the country to provide training to tribal archives, libraries, and museums and contribute to the development and deployment of Mukurtu CMS. Read more

Academic Product Spotlight – December 2016: New York Times Site License

nytimes_webEach month, WiLS highlights a product to raise awareness of our many group and consortium purchase offerings. We’ll tell you about the offer, about the product and even provide some information that you can drop right into your own newsletters, blogs or websites. This month, we’ll be talking about the New York Times Site License. Read more

Brain HQ From Demco Software

downloadBrain health is increasingly in the news as more is learned about the connections between mind and body, and healthy aging. Alzheimer’s disease is the 6th leading cause of death in the U.S. But there’s hope in recent research showing that brain training, and more specifically speed training, can cut dementia risk by 48%. WiLS is excited to offer BrainHQ™, a way for public libraries to help their communities address this growing concern.

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K12 Trials from Gale Available until March 2017

We are pleased to offer trials of K12 resources from Gale until March 2017. Please see  http://galesupport.com/trial/wisconsin   to access the databases.

In addition, Gale is offering wonderful discounts on Gale Virtual Reference Library titles. For detailed information on the offer, please see: http://www.wils.org/2016/11/17/gale-virtual-reference-library-promotion/

For questions, please contact Sara Gold at sgold@wils.org

New WiLS Vendor Partner: The Team W

The Team WWiLS is excited to announce this great deal on online courses from The Team W!

The Team W’s approach combines behavioral and brain science with practical experience to bring you learning opportunities in User Experience and Research, Design Thinking, User Engagement, Marketing, and more.

You can sample their work for free as well!  Read free reports and take a UX short course here:  http://courses.theteamw.com/#free

WiLS cooperative purchasing service members will received a 35% discount on courses from The Team W just by entering the promotional code WiLS at check out.

Contact Andrea Coffin (acoffin@wils.org) with any questions, and happy learning!

New Product: The New Oxford Shakespeare

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Our friends at Oxford University Press have just informed us about an exciting new product that we’re thrilled to share.

Crowning the Shakespeare 400th-anniversary year, The New Oxford Shakespeare presents an entirely new consideration of all of Shakespeare’s works, edited from first principles from the base-texts themselves, and drawing on the latest textual and theatrical scholarship. This resource comprises the Modern Critical Edition, the Critical Reference Edition, and the Authorship Companion, integrating all of this material on Oxford University Press’s high-powered scholarly editions platform: Oxford Scholarly Editions Online. Check out the product brochure!

WiLS is proud to offer our members discounted pricing on both the subscription and perpetual access versions of this amazing new resource. Contact Jeff Brunner (brunnerj@wils.org) for pricing and trial information today!