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2014-01-24 12:21:59

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, and Portico, a not-for-profit digital preservation service, today announced an extension of their relationship to preserve the majority of Gale's remaining digital archives. Among those to be preserved and added to Portico's D-Collection Service are The Times Digital Archive, Slavery &...

2014-01-23 23:03:41

In advance of the 2014 American Library Association (ALA) mid-winter conference, BiblioLabs® announces the signing of over 370 additional publishers to its BiblioBoard platform in the last quarter of 2013. This expands BiblioBoard’s digital content by over 125,000 recently published eBooks in addition to tens of thousands of thematically curated photos, documents, sounds, videos and other ephemera already offered by the award-winning platform. Charleston, South Carolina (PRWEB)...

2013-09-30 08:26:47

Digital archiving experts team with local museum and library to increase access to special collections, both online and on-site PROVIDENCE, R.I., Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Digital Ark is collaborating with the U.S. Naval War College on the design and development of interactive iPad kiosk exhibits for the college museum and a website for the Henry E. Eccles Library. As The Digital Ark continues to digitally preserve their special collections, the college has sought innovative...

2013-06-19 23:14:50

British Library, Queens Public Library Among Those Implementing Platform to Improve Library Patron Media Experience Charleston, SC (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 After providing the first demos for librarians at ALA in January and officially launching in late March, BiblioBoard is being quickly being adopted by academic, public and K-12 libraries across the globe. Early adopters of the technology include academic and research libraries such as the British Library, University of Pittsburgh, and Wake...

2013-05-06 23:15:47

XOS will continue to provide content representation to the SEC and member schools. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 XOS Digital Inc., the leading provider of content management solutions and digital media services for collegiate and professional sports organizations, announced today that the Southeastern Conference (SEC) has extended their content licensing and copyright representation agreement with XOS Digital through 2019. The announcement was made today by Chris McCleary, CEO, XOS...

2013-01-24 08:29:38

SEATTLE, Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Summon Spotlighting, a new feature of the Summon discovery service, provides dynamic display options for specialized content types. Image Spotlighting dramatically improves discoverability of libraries' most unique and valued collections. Libraries benefit from increased exposure and use of their local collections, image content and archival materials - and researchers are able to discover, view and navigate this high value content in an experience...

2012-06-20 06:22:43

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, and the National Geographic Society, one of the world's largest nonprofit scientific and educational organizations, today announced an extended agreement to create additional library products as part of a new product suite, National Geographic Virtual Library. (Logo:...

2012-05-22 02:24:26

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker & Taylor, Inc., the world's largest distributor of digital and physical books, today announced an important new release of its Axis 360 digital media platform that allows visually-impaired ebook users to have full access and use of their library's digital collections. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090529/CL24290LOGO ) Baker & Taylor worked closely with the National Federation of the Blind on the development of the...

2012-03-02 08:07:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C. and LOS GATOS, Calif., March 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker & Taylor, Inc., the world's largest distributor of digital and physical books, together with K-NFB Reading Technology, developer of the Blio eReading application, today announced a distribution agreement with Smashwords that will bring nearly 100,000 independently-published ebooks to the Blio store. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090529/CL24290LOGO ) Blio is the feature-rich ereading application that...

2012-01-30 12:33:00

Allows Easier Access to IEEE Xplore® Digital Library by Chinese Institutions PISCATAWAY, N.J., Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- IEEE, the world's largest technical professional association, recently expanded its Shibboleth® coverage by joining the CERNET federation of China. The CERNET federation is part of the CARSI (CERNET Authentication and Resource Sharing Infrastructure) Project, an inter-institutional authentication and authorization project initiated by China's...