ETC (Enhancements, Training and Content): Overview and 2010 Update Number 1

ETC (Enhancements, Training and Content) is an ongoing, multifaceted program that provides Readex customers with one-of-a-kind historical content unavailable online elsewhere. In addition, the ETC program ensures the latest and most useful features and functionality, and provides guidance and suggestions for making the most of your Readex collections. ETC also covers online access and storage support.

Just as Readex is committed to providing its customers with the highest level of ongoing support and maintenance, it is also committed to ensuring that its definitive and comprehensive digital collections continue to grow through the addition of highly relevant new content and features. The ETC program enables you to be certain that you are providing your users and patrons with the most complete and robust digital edition of every Readex collection available at your institution. Through ETC, new content that brings significant enrichment and up-to-date interface functionalities and features will be added periodically. In this manner, ETC will continuously enrich your Readex collections by providing added value and content for your users and patrons for years to come.

Our first 2010 release included:

ETC (Enhancements, Training and Content): Overview and 2010 Update Number 1

The Case of the Missing American Dedication of the Algonquian Bible

  Citing James Constantine Pilling’s bibliography of Algonquian language publications, the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) catalog entry in the digital edition of Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800 notes the separately printed dedication sheet to Robert Boyle, the famous British scientist, who supported the production of John Eliot’s translation of the Bible into the Algonquian language.

The Case of the Missing American Dedication of the Algonquian Bible

Introducing the Readex Blog!

Caption Goes HereWelcome to our new weblog, where you will find the latest views and news from Readex. Our writers will focus on topics of common interest, including collection development, digital humanities, research and library trends in database use, primary source materials in the classroom, interface usability, cataloging and indexing, and diverse aspects of American and world history, literature, print culture and journalism.

We’ll also provide timely information about all our Readex databases, including new product development plans, interface enhancements, and content updates as newly digitized material is released every month. Most importantly, we hope this open forum will allow those of you who use our collections to share your ideas with us. Your thoughts about everything we do are critical to our mutual success, so please comment on any post as you see fit. Subscribe via RSS so you won’t miss new posts! To do so, click on the RSS icon to the right or paste http://readex.com/blog into your RSS reader. We look forward to meeting you here often!

Introducing the Readex Blog!

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