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NetLibrary is Moving to EBSCO

NetLibrary is Moving to EBSCO
The NetLibrary name and platform is retiring. Starting in the first few weeks of July this collection of informational non-fiction ebooks will be called "eBooks on EBSCOhost."

The NetLibrary name and platform is retiring. Starting in the first few weeks of July this collection of informational non-fiction ebooks will be called "eBooks on EBSCOhost." A new login page will be available in the coming weeks, but customers can view the preview site now. Just go to www.netlibrary.com and click on Preview eBooks today. Please note, that this is only a preview site and does not include the library’s entire collection of ebooks or the ability to download titles which will be available in the final version.

When the transition from NetLibrary to EBSCOhost is completed, all customers with existing NetLibrary accounts will need to create a new user account with eBooks on EBSCOhost. EBSCOhost has told us that all existing data, including holds and current checkouts will not transfer to the new user accounts. If you have a book checked out at the time the transition takes place, you will need to check the book out again on the EBSCOhost site. The good news is that users will no longer have to come into the library to create a new account. The Library will send an email to all existing NetLibrary account holders reminding them to create their new account after the new EBSCOhost site goes live. You may create a new account now on the EBSCOhost website, but will not be able to view ebooks on the site until the transition is complete.

Just like NetLibrary ebooks, EBSCOhost ebooks are compatible with most of the popular ereaders and mobile devices, except for the Amazon Kindle. The Library will offer classes on how to use this new service throughout the summer. Please visit our calendar of events at http://www.ebpl.org for the class schedule and further updates about this transition.

 

Introduction to QuickBooks Level I Class at the Library

Introduction to QuickBooks Level I Class at the Library
Sign up today for the Introduction to QuickBooks, Level I class at the Library on Saturday, June 18th from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The next round of QuickBooks training classes is also scheduled to begin in June.
 
The dates are:

  • QuickBooks Level 1 on Saturday, Jun 18th from 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • QuickBooks Level II and III will be offered on summer Saturdays yet to be determined.

QuickBooks, Level I is the first of a three class introduction to the popular small business financial software and is designed for individuals who are just starting out with QuickBooks.  It will include an introduction to the interface, how to set up your company’s QuickBooks, and how to add and work with customers, vendors, accounts and inventory in the Customer and Vendor Centers, the Chart of Accounts and the Lists Menu. The class runs from 9:30 - 2 p.m with a 1/2 hour break for lunch.

The Introduction to QuickBooks series classes are for business people who have a working knowledge of the Windows environment.   They are being offered as a multipart series; however, each class costs $50 and must be registered for individually.    The registration forms are linked in each event in the website calendar.
 
Cash, checks and credit cards are accepted. Make checks payable to the East Brunswick Public Library and send an application to the East Brunswick Public Library, Business Resource Center, 2 Civic Center Drive, East Brunswick, N.J. 08816. There will be no refunds for cancellations after three days before class. Cancellations can only be made by calling 732-390-6689 or by e-mailing Joanne Mullowney at jmullowney@ebpl.org.
 
For more information call 732-390-6767.
 

Social Media and the Internet Revolution

Social Media and the Internet Revolution
Business Resource Center will help you Master Social media and the intenet. Thursday, June 9 7-9 p.m.

Thanks to the internet, the rules to successfully marketing and running a small business seem to be changing every day. Learn how to leverage the internet evolution and social media at the Business Resource Center and position your business for success. Register now for a Thursday, June 9, course to be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at the East Brunswick Public Library and learn how to use Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Google and blogging tools. As a business owner or professional, you will learn why you need to be on these sites and what their purpose is; social media ethics; and why you should blog. There is a $25 fee for this course. This presentation is sponsored by The Library’s Business Resource Center.

Seating for this program is limited so come to the Business Resource Center and register now. The cost is $25. Cash, credit cards and checks are accepted. Please make checks payable to the East Brunswick Public Library.
For more information on this event call 732-390-6777 or go to The Library’s website at http://www.ebpl.org and click on “News & Events.”