Online Library Aids in Research and Documentation

The Harcourt e-learning Online Library is offered for a per-user licensing fee and features information covering all major subject areas, including history, literature, philosophy, business, education, humanities, health care and information technology. Users have access to nearly 20 databases containing journal and magazine articles, newspapers, encyclopedias, dictionaries, health care information, public policy reports and more. In addition, users have access to annotated Web links, links to almanacs, currency converters, dictionaries, library catalogs, plus more than 1,000 nonfiction electronic books.

The Online Library also includes guidebooks designed to facilitate research on the Web. Guidebooks cover the Chicago Manual of Style, MLA, and APA styles of documentation, as well as various topics, such as Evaluating Information on the Web and Writing a Research Paper. In addition to the content and guidebooks, the library features a TitleTracker to help users find specific publications, a Subject Tree to help select appropriate databases, journals and Web sites, a Locate a Library Near You option that directs users to local public and academic libraries, and an Ask a Librarian link that supplies users with brief, factual questions and answers. Harcourt e-learning, San Diego, CA, (619) 699-6569, www.harcourtelearning.com.

The Harcourt e-learning Online Library is offered for a per-user licensing fee and features information covering all major subject areas, including history, literature, philosophy, business, education, humanities, health care and information technology. Users have access to nearly 20 databases containing journal and magazine articles, newspapers, encyclopedias, dictionaries, health care information, public policy reports and more. In addition, users have access to annotated Web links, links to almanacs, currency converters, dictionaries, library catalogs, plus more than 1,000 nonfiction electronic books.

The Online Library also includes guidebooks designed to facilitate research on the Web. Guidebooks cover the Chicago Manual of Style, MLA, and APA styles of documentation, as well as various topics, such as Evaluating Information on the Web and Writing a Research Paper. In addition to the content and guidebooks, the library features a TitleTracker to help users find specific publications, a Subject Tree to help select appropriate databases, journals and Web sites, a Locate a Library Near You option that directs users to local public and academic libraries, and an Ask a Librarian link that supplies users with brief, factual questions and answers. Harcourt e-learning, San Diego, CA, (619) 699-6569, www.harcourtelearning.com.

This article originally appeared in the 05/01/2001 issue of THE Journal.

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