Oy, you informed every body about this great resource. Why dont YOU assist in promoting and overseeing the application process on behalf of the WikiProject. I'll be travelling for a week from Friday onwards So I cant help.
Ashwin On Sun, Mar 18, 2012 at 5:21 PM, Srikanth Ramakrishnan <parakara.gh...@gmail.com> wrote: > Not sure if everyone knows this: > From: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:HighBeam > > > HighBeam Research is an online, paid search engine for newspapers, > magazines, academic journals, newswires, trade magazines and encyclopedias. > The site has access to over 80 million articles from 6,500 publications, > most of which are not available for free elsewhere on the internet. > Thousands of new articles are added daily, archives date back over 25 years > including trade journal, newspaper articles, and peer-reviewed journals > covering a wide range of subjects and industries; and there are tools for > finding, saving, organizing, and sharing information as documents. Aside > from a free 7-day trial (credit card required), access to HighBeam costs $30 > per month or $200 per year for the first year and $300 for subsequent years. > > As of March 13, 2012 HighBeam has generouslly agreed to give free, > full-access 1-year accounts for Wikipedia editors to use, at the discretion > of the community. HighBeam is excited about this and does not expect there > to be a shortage of these free, 1-year accounts; however, editors will have > to have a 1 year-old account and 1000 edits in order to qualify for one. At > the end of 1 year, editors who found the resource useful can simply > re-apply. > > The current plan, although up for discussion, is for sign-ups for the > accounts to begin on Monday April 2 at 10am EST and remain open until the > following Monday; if there are more editors than accounts, to assign them > randomly; if a surplus of accounts remain available, to re-open the sign-up > page for regular additions. > > > > > -- > Regards, > Srikanth Ramakrishnan. > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com > To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > -- Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur ------------------------------------------------------ _______________________________________________ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindiafirstname.lastname@example.org To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l