Microsoft Encarta Reference Library Educator Edition 2004
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Includes: Licenses for use on FIVE PCs/Workstations!

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Encarta Reference Library Educator Edition 2004 combines the resources of its award-winning encyclopedia with a variety of research and learning tools to deliver a complete reference resource for school use. Comprehensive homework tools integrate homework project & research starters with the Dictionary & Thesaurus, Literature Guides and Chart Maker to create a complete research center to help students achieve greater success in the classroom. New to 2004 is a collection of videos from Discovery Channel and new Visual Browser providing users with a rich and dynamic way to make learning fun.

Microsoft now offers Encarta Reference Library to teachers and academic institutions with the offer to purchase the license for ERL for use on five PC/Workstations for the price of three via retail. In addition to the extended license educators and school administrators can take advantage of:
  • 120-day Trial of Microsoft Class Server 3.0, the powerful Web-based learning management platform for K-12 districts.
  • Educator Guide for using Encarta in the classroom
  • Multimedia demonstration showing how Encarta and Class Server work together in the classroom.

Key Benefits

  Special Value! Licenses for FIVE PCs/Workstations for one low price at significant savings for teachers and school administrators.

  New "Save as" Learning Resource Module (LRM) - teachers can now access Learning Resource Modules in Encarta Reference Library when connected to Microsoft Class Server for a rich online learning resource for classroom use.

  Comprehensive Homework and Research Tools with Dictionary & Thesaurus, Literature Guides, Homework Starters and more. The innovative Encarta learning tools help students learn more, and achieve more. Have your children spend less time searching and more time learning - you'll discover how easy it is when you put these indispensable tools to work.

  New video content from Discovery Channel. Explore a collection of 32 high-quality videos hand selected to enliven the learning process from reading article content to experiencing it.

  Access information that changes with our changing world. Update Encarta keeps the reference materials in Microsoft Encarta Reference Library 2004 both timely and accurate.

  A wealth of relevant information on virtually any subject. With one search, access up-to-date, rich and reliable content and multimedia from Encarta Encyclopedia Deluxe, Encarta World Atlas, Encarta Africana, live Streaming Media, web links from Web Center, literature guides, translation dictionaries and many additional resources – all in one place. Adding the new Visual Browser provides an innovative way to discover relationships between articles and multimedia content.

 

New Features

Video content from Discovery Channel Discovery Channel now provides a collection of 32 high-quality videos.

Visual Browser A new way to explore relationships between articles and multimedia content. Unique display facilitates easier navigation among articles.

Standard Features

New and updated articles Gives you access to current information.

Homework Center o Homework Starters – Sometimes, half the battle with homework is simply getting started. Homework Starters provide students with resources to better understand and plan for assignments.
o Literature Guides – Students gain a better understanding of literature with articles that help explain themes, characters, and settings, plus provide insight into the author of commonly assigned works of literature.
o Chart Maker – Spice up a presentation with easy to build charts! Users simply choose a chart type, enter data and Encarta draws a chart.
o Quotations – Easily search Encarta's collection of familiar and contemporary quotations from literature, entertainment, and the news.
o Improved: Dictionary Tools – Encarta takes the dictionary a step further by providing easy access to Encarta Thesaurus, Book of Quotations, plus a Translation Dictionary that translates English words to French, Spanish, German or Italian… and back again!






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System Requirements

Computer/Processor Multimedia PC with a 333-MHz (500 MHz recommended) or higher processor
Memory Minimum 64 MB for Windows 98, or Windows ME (128 MG recommended), minimum 128 MB required for Windows 2000 Professional or Windows XP
Hard Disk Up to 385 MB of available hard-disk space
Drive 4x speed or faster CD-ROM drive
Display Super VGA 16-bit or higher monitor supporting 800x600 screen resolution
Operating System Microsoft Windows® 98, Windows Me, Windows 2000 Professional, or Windows XP operating system
Peripherals Microsoft Mouse, Microsoft Intellimouse® or compatible pointing device
Miscellaneous Video Memory: 4 MB or more of video memory

Optional: Local bus video with 1 MB or more of video memory; 16-bit sound card with speakers or headphones.

 

 

 


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