Announcing - Canadian Book Review Annual Online - free trial

The Canadian Book Review Annual (http://www.cbraonline.com/) is being relaunched on Monday in electronic format. You may recall this well-respected title, used both for reference and new acquisitions, last published in paper format in 2006. There is a 30 day free trial offer available starting Monday: those in libraries with Canadian ILL codes already have passwords! Just go to the website http://www.cbraonline.com; your ILL code is both your username and your password. Or request a trial password from info@cbraonline.com. There is additional information in the press release below, and you may also contact me off-list if you have any questions. Please feel free to pass this message along to anyone else who may be interested.

Thank you,

Connie Crosby
Crosby Group Consulting
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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CBRA Live, Online, & Free for 30 Days

TORONTO, September 10, 2009…Dundurn Press is pleased to announce that the Canadian Book Review Annual (CBRA) will roll out live, online on Monday, September 14, 2009.

CBRAonline — the most comprehensive, authoritative database for quality reviews of Canadian-authored titles — is being launched to fill the need for an easily searchable electronic version of the venerable hardcover, Canadian Book Review Annual. Now these important reference annuals with 40,000 past reviews of Canadian-authored titles and over 150 new titles each month are easily accessible online. More than 300 reviewers — all experts in their fields — provide thorough evaluations of Canadian authored books in many different genres including children’s books as well as adult fiction and nonfiction.

For the first time, these reviews will be available to a broad group of users, from professors and scholars to high school students and library patrons.

About CBRA:

"Recommended for all Canadian libraries and American academic libraries with Canadian collections."— Library Journal

"Of great value to the staff of Canadian school, public and academic libraries ... as well as anyone interested in Canadian Studies." — Booklist

As part of a special offer CBRAonline invites you to sign up for a 30 day free trial.  Visit us at www.cbraonline.com and contact info@cbraonline.com for more information.

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For comment, please contact Beth Bruder at (416) 214-5544, ext. 232 or bbruder@dundurn.com

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