Wednesday, February 11, 2009

NOVELny databases FAQ for 2009/10

Information on the databases available through NOVELny beginning April 1, 2009 is now available on the site. Currently the FAQ includes the list of databases that will be provided through NOVELny, a list of databases that will not be continued, and a description of the database selection process. The FAQ will be expanded over the coming weeks. Please continue to check the site for updates. Any questions regarding the resources described above should be sent to:

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY is a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).

I have noted some complaints about the timing of the switch, in the middle of the semester, with one individual wondering if the contract might be changed to expire in the summer instead.

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