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Grove Art Online Reviewed in NY Times

The Grove Dictionary of Art Online has received a great review in The New York Times. "The Internet Mounts A Masterpiece," by Judith H. Dobrznski, is in the May 13 Late Edition -- Final, Section G; Page 1; Column 2; Circuits. Registration on The New York Times web site is free. Surf to .

BCR has negotiated a two-month free trial and group purchase of the Grove Dictionary of Art Online with discounts of 12 percent or more. To sign up for the free trial and/or to subscribe, complete the electronic form on BCR's web site: . Click on Reference Databases and then click again on Grove to find the form. Subscriptions are accepted throughout the year with costs pro-rated to the end of the year of the BCR group subscription, June 30.

BCR's discount prices for member libraries are:

  • The Grove Dictionary of Art Online, $1,320 through a 12 percent discount.
  • The Grove Dictionary of Art in print, $3,000 through BCR ($8,000 list price).
  • Current print subscribers can obtain The Grove Dictionary of Art Online for $880.
  • High schools may subscribe for $440.

Britannica Provides Training Video

Encyclop‘dia Britannica Online has released a free training video for online subscribers. The video contains two sections: an introductory tour of Britannica Online (21 minutes) and an in-depth demonstration of the product (35 minutes). Topics include natural language and Boolean searching, spotlight features, the new Explore section, Britannica's Internet Guide and more. For your free copy, contact Mike Phillips at (800) 621-3900 Ext. 7972 or [email protected] For questions or to subscribe to any reference database — CD-ROM, online or Internet-accessible —- contact BCR's Jim Hensinger or Karen Graham.