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What's New at NRC-CISTI in 2007?

eBook Loans service

  • An electronic twist on the traditional interlibrary-lending model
  • Offers instant access to tens of thousands of eBooks from major scholarly publishers
  • All you need is an e-mail address and a Web browser
  • Just click, pay US$25 and read for 30 days

Pay Per Article service

  • Simple one-stop article shopping for casual CISTI users
  • No pre-registration, user name or password required
  • Get the exact price of your article before proceeding to check-out
  • Just click, pay CAN$12 for each article, plus publisher's fees and applicable taxes, and receive your article usually within 24 hours
  • One view, one print per article

Caps on Account service

  • Take charge of your CISTI document delivery spending with this free service
  • Limit the number of orders that can be placed or the dollar amount that can be spent on any one account
  • Tailor the cap to your needs with an end date or automatic reset date

Extended Supply service

  • The best of CISTI's former Link and Global services with no mandatory service fees
  • Obtain any document you need, from anywhere in the world
  • Cost begins at CAN$22 per copy plus copyright fees and CAN$50 per book
  • Fills orders in 3 to 10 working days
  • Searches continue until the order is filled or up to 20 working days

Basic Site License

  • A new lite offering for CISTI Source users that includes the access benefits of a Site License without the added alerts services
  • An affordable option offering access to a comprehensive database of published research articles in many subject areas, as well as easy billing and centralized administration
  • Cost is CAN$3000 for Canadian users and US$3000 for US and International users
  • Can be enhanced with customization and local holdings for an additional charge

Public Availability and Patent Litigation service

  • Request a date stamp as proof of public availability on information ordered from CISTI
  • Arrange for a letter or signed affidavit, provided for a minimum charge of CAN$90/hour

Now available from NRC Research Press

Research Press back files

  • Round out your collection of NRC Research Press journals
  • NRC Research Press is currently taking orders for the one-time purchase of their journal back files
  • 13 journal back files are available through the service, with some going back as far as 1951
  • Access is perpetual, with no annual maintenance fees
  • Special price of CAN$1750 per title available for a limited time; regular price CAN$2000
  • Bundle prices also available

Free e-subscriptions to RP environmental journals

  • Free one-year trial e-subscriptions available to the Journal of Environmental Engineering and Environmental Reviews
  • Try before you buy! Offer runs until December 31, 2007

Culinary Herbs, Second edition, by Ernest Small

  • A must-have for gardeners and cooks alike
  • 1000 pages and 400 colour illustrations provide everything anyone would want to know about growing and cultivating every known edible herb in Canada and the northern US

Lower Permian Colonial Rugose Corals, Western and Northwestern Pangaea: Taxonomy and Distribution by Jerzy Fedorowski, E. Wayne Bamber and Calvin H. Stevens

  • The most comprehensive summary of the subject available
  • Reviews old collections of other coral specialists and all published data, and provides a new classification and phylogenetic scheme, based on critical restudy of the entire coral fauna at all taxonomic levels

Flora of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago by Susan Aiken et al.

  • Taxonomic CD that allows quick identification of plant species
  • Taxonomic descriptions and photographs highlight plants in their environment as well as plant parts

Coming soon!

Online standards store-Fall 2007

  • The standards information you need at your fingertips any place, any time
  • Gives CISTI users a direct link to Techstreet, a division of Thomson Scientific
  • Opens the door to over 300,000 industry codes and standards aggregated from 350 world-leading sources that users can enter, search and buy online in hard copy or PDF format


  • Use a new system to link out from CISTI Source
  • Click the Links+ button for a list of resources related to an article citation, including abstract, full text (if available), other search options and citation management
  • Optional service available with your CISTI Source customization at no additional cost

For more information, contact Help Desk at 1-800-668-12222 (Canada & US) or 613-998-8544, or info.cisti@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca

Date Published: 2007-06-29
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