Database to Serve as E-Learning Source

EBSCO Publishing and Lguide have developed the Distance Learning Reference Center, an online resource covering the entire spectrum of e-learning that contains selected content from top trade publications and scholarly journals, as well as course reviews and research materials from Lguide (

The core of the new database contains a growing collection of more than 1,000 authoritative reviews from Lguide, covering topics such as business, technology and personal development skills. Also, the company plans to supply detailed comparative reviews of e-learning courses in a variety of subject areas, evaluative profiles of e-learning course publishers, and original articles and research analyses on related subjects. The database will include access to the full text of selected publications covering e-learning, which will be updated daily, as well as carefully selected articles from thousands of other periodicals, government documents and Web sites. The database is available on EBSCOhost and a free trial is now available. EBSCO Publishing, Ipswich, MA, (800) 653-2726,

This article originally appeared in the 06/01/2002 issue of THE Journal.