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38 InformationToday November 2008 www.infotoday.com Registered library patrons can now order softcover copies of Springer books for their personal use that the library has purchased. Users can just (continued from page 37) click on the MyCopy button on SpringerLink. The first to interviews with the university’s Nobel Prize winners to an exploration of the wave of the pilot project in- school’s code-breaking exploits during World War II. cludes more than 20 libraries Source: University of Cambridge (www.cam.ac.uk) and research institutions in the U.S. and Canada. Users can place orders as of No- Softcover Books Enhance vember 2008. MyCopy cur- Springer’s Ebook Collection rently extends to more than 11,000 electronic Springer Springer Science+Business Media announced the launch of MyCopy, a pilot proj- books published since 2005. ect designed to boost services for ebook users. The cover of the book is printed in color; the inside is printed in black and white. The universal price of $24.95 for each book includes shipping and handling in the U.S. and Canada. Springer, in conjunction with the print-on-demand provider, will be coordinating the ordering and shipping. Onvia: Keeping the Source: Springer Science+Business Media (www.springer.com) YouTube Adds Competitive Edge Retail Links YouTube introduced its F or Craig Lakey, Onvia’s vice president of marketing, business continues first steps into the world of to grow in spite of belt tightening, budget cuts, and economic fluctua- ecommerce with click-to-buy tions. In fact, those are some of the key factors that keep users coming links. These links are avail- back to Onvia for contract leads and business information. “It may be a bad able on the watch page under economy, but it’s good for our service,” he says. “People want to get a handle on the video along with the other the opportunities out there, and they don’t want to miss out on anything.” community features Share, Onvia has a solid foundation for providing actionable sales opportunities Favorite, Comment On, and and information to its more than 8,100 subscribers in the U.S. For the govern- Respond To. Viewers can now ment sector, Onvia lists 4.5 million current and historical sales records, 3,500 buy products including mu- actionable daily sales leads, and 78,000 government agencies and purchasing sic, movies
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