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Major Companies Database Now Discounted

SilverPlatter Information is offering academic libraries a 35 percent discount off the regular price of Major Companies Database, published by Graham and Whiteside, if libraries subscribe to this new offering right now. The database provides in-depth information on more than 70,000 companies in more than 180 countries outside North American. Libraries can obtain it at an even lower price with their BCR discount.
    Major Companies
    $5,906 from BCR
    ($6,057 list price)

    Major Companies, Arab World and SubSaharan Africa
    $1,391 from BCR
    ($1,427 list price)

    Major Companies, Europe including Western, Eastern & CIS
    $2,306 from BCR
    ($2,365 list price)

    Major Companies, Far East, Australia, SW Asia
    $1,759 from BCR
    ($1,804 list price)

    Major Companies, Latin America and the Caribbean
    $761 from BCR
    ($780 list price)

SilverPlatter Reduces ATLA Religion

SilverPlatter has reduced the price of the ATLA Religion Database by 10 percent. All new sales and renewals will now pay this lower price. Libraries ordering the 10-year file don't have to pay the backfile fee.

ECONLIT Price to Increase

SilverPlatter is increasing the price of ECONLIT monthly/quarterly by 3.5 percent as of July 1. Also as of July 1, user bands 5-8 and 9-12 are being consolidated into one user band of 5+ users.

SilverPlatter Adds New Databases

SilverPlatter is making three new databases available on the web and on CD-ROM.
  • Wilson Art Retrospective, H.W. Wilson, will be available in two phases -- 1972-1984 and 1929-1971. Buyers will receive both releases for a one-time sign up fee.

  • Wilson Short Story Index Electronic Edition is the electronic version of the print standard Short Story Index, an index to short stories written in or translated into English that have appeared in collections and selected periodicals.

  • Wilson OmniFile Full Text Select covers business, humanities, science and social sciences journals, Readers' Guide Abstracts and core journals in disciplines such as art, architecture, engineering, library and information sciences. Coverage is from January 1994 to the present, updated monthly.

SilverPlatter Revises Web Site

SilverPlatter Information has launched a new corporate web site: It features online technical support, easy-to-navigate menus, enhanced database collections with keyword searching and a site map.

To subscribe to any reference database, contact BCR's Jim Hensinger or Karen Graham.