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September 22, 2017

New features and updated content coming Sept. 28

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A trusted source for health information

On September 28, Health & Wellness Resource Center will offer an updated user experience with features and tools available in other popular Gale digital resources, including a mobile responsive design, Google and Microsoft integration, citation tools, Readspeaker, language translation, and more.



The new, easy-to-navigate homepage will feature four main topic portals: Diseases and Conditions; Drugs; Diagnostics and Tests; and Therapies, Treatments, and Surgeries. Continuously updated, Health & Wellness Resource Center will include 50 revised Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine entries on popular topics.

Register for live webinar training in October.






For many, health care is top-of-mind, whether investigating a recent diagnosis or researching for a class assignment. With eBooks on GVRL, be the first to offer the newest titles on the most emerging and relevant health topics. View in demand titles >>


New interface and added features available Sept. 28

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PRODUCT UPDATE: DemographicsNow



Helping users connect to highly detailed U.S. demographic data to support market research and business planning activities has been a mainstay for DemographicsNow. Beginning September 28, a new interface and added functionality will go live, making this robust business resource even better.

Demo Now


The new DemographicsNow Library Edition and DemographicsNow: Business & People include:

  • powerful, user-friendly mapping technology of Google Maps
  • new, browsable interface, which guides novice users to available functions and features, while offering experienced researchers a similar functionality to which they’ve become accustomed
  • mobile-optimized display and improved user experience on all devices
  • integration with G Suite for Education tools including Gmail, Drive, and Docs, as well as Microsoft Office 365 online tools such as OneDrive
  • plus, other popular features available in leading Gale products

Register for live webinar training in October.






August 2017

New ebooks are available to Broward patrons on the JSTOR platform. See the file below to view new titles.


Issues & Controversies




New Audio Files From NPR!


We are delighted to announce that an exciting enhancement has just been made to Issues & Controversies: More than 100 new editorially curated and selected National Public Radio (NPR) articles, audio recordings, and podcasts have been added! We encourage you to log in now to see the new content, to read on for more details, and to share this email with colleagues.


This important and timely new audio content includes episodes of NPR’s Fresh Air and On Point—two of public radio’s most popular programs—presenting compelling interviews and news analysis of key issues. Along with the original recordings, many feature transcripts of the entire broadcast or selected highlights. Users can find the new content under the “Media” tab for selected articles on dozens of topics, such as Immigration Policy, Voter Identification Laws, Islamic State (ISIS), and Police Brutality.


Researchers can use this NPR audio content to enhance understanding, context, and research for many of the hot-button issues of today.




New Databases

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New e-Resources have been added to our A-Z Databases list:



US Newsstream enables users to search the most recent premium U.S. news content, as well as archives which stretch back into the 1980s featuring newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites in active full-text format.  For academic libraries, US Newsstream offers exclusive access to the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and co-exclusive access (with Factiva) to The Wall Street Journal.  US Newsstream also offers one of the largest collections of local and regional newspapers and is cross-searchable on the ProQuest platform.


RefWorks (ProQuest) has been added to our A-Z Databases list.


RefWorks (ProQuest)


RefWorks is a premier reference management service that supports the needs of students, faculty, and librarians. With a refined user experience, full-text management, collaboration and other features you’d expect from a reference management solution, RefWorks enables students and faculty to have an efficient and reliable process for producing the best research papers and grants.  Note: To get a RefWorks account, click on “Create account” and follow the instructions.

RefWorks replaces EasyBib.

Additional information:

Welcome to the New RefWorks!

ProQuest RefWorks Customer Resources


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