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2014-05-13 08:43:01

e-Books Also Available in all Public School Libraries FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. and AUSTIN, Texas, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and education resources for libraries, schools and businesses, and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission have a contract to provide access to Gale research databases to all public school libraries throughout the state. More than 5 million Texas public school students in more than...

2014-05-06 12:26:08

ProQuest enhances discovery of ebooks in library collections with both ebrary and EBL fully accessible through one discovery platform ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest is boosting the visibility of ebooks in library collections by indexing the full text of the entire catalog of EBL - Ebook Library in its Summon(®) discovery service. EBL's expansive catalog of more than 400,000 ebooks is now even more discoverable alongside titles from ebrary, which have been...

2014-05-05 12:26:34

Authors can publish, promote and sell their eBooks like never before with the addition of BookShop. PORTLAND, Ore., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- BookBaby, the publishing arm of indie music powerhouse CD Baby, is writing a whole new chapter in self publishing with the opening of BookShop. All BookBaby authors can now sell their eBooks directly to readers through their own free BookShop e-commerce webpage, earning more money per sale and getting paid faster than ever before....

2014-05-02 23:03:47

EMRE wants to create a way for Indie authors and small Indie publishers to defeat the Big Five Publishing Giants with an eReader slingshot from the rock of a start-up. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Everybody enjoys a story when the little guy can overcome the big guy with cunning, talent and innovation. Jim Musgrave's new start-up in San Diego wants to establish a new eReader paradigm that puts Indie authors and publishers in the driver's seat when it comes to enhanced...

2014-04-30 23:21:54

STEMscopedia is a new suite of eBooks available that introduces people to the content offered by STEMscopes™. The first release of the eBooks showcases both Softway Solutions and STEMscopes™ as leading in technology driven educational tools. Houston, TX (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Affordable for schools, engaging for students, and easy to use, STEMscopes™ is a comprehensive, online PreK-12 hands-on science curriculum that puts teacher support at its center. The STEMscopedia tablet app...

2014-04-28 12:27:33

Former EVP of CBC to Reveal How Twitter Fits into the Vast Digital Marketing Ecosystem TORONTO, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Incisive Media are thrilled to announce that Kirstine Stewart, Head of Twitter Canada, will take the stage at their digital marketing conference - ClickZ Live - in Toronto on 15(th) May 2014 and deliver a keynote speech entitled: #InTheMoment - Bringing Your Campaigns to Life. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140425/79044 The former Canadian...

2014-04-24 23:08:29

A new survey reveals key findings concerning the use of tablets, eReaders, apps, and smartphones among nursing professors and practitioners. The annual survey was conducted by Springer Publishing Company, which polled about 1,000 nurses on their ownership and usage of mobile devices, their preferences for nursing and medical apps and eBooks, and their favorite websites for professional use. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 A new survey reveals key findings concerning the use of...

2014-04-22 08:34:46

AMSTERDAM, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EPUB3, the most advanced eBook format, will provide readers with a more immersive, multi-media eBook experience Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, will move its new eBooks to EPUB3, becoming the first major STM publisher to commit to the latest, most advanced eBook format available. By...

2014-04-21 23:06:02

Climate for Action Stirs Best-selling Author Stuart Avery Gold to Pen Poignant Eco-parable New York, NY (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 The Earth Day release of PING; THE RESCUE OF EDEN, an eco-parable about an inner responsibility to the outside world, is the newest book by author Stuart Avery Gold. Based on his international bestseller PING, the storied heroic frog returns in this third installment with a traveler’s tale that is both timely and necessary. “Our world is being shown sobering...

2014-04-20 16:20:44

New Fascinating eBook Goes Behind-The-Scenes of Superhero and Blockbuster Movies and the World Travel for Major Hollywood Studios NEW ORLEANS, April 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The fascinating new eBook created by a blockbuster feature film veteran, A BLOCKBUSTER LIFE!, releases on Kindle Select today. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140418/76411) If you're a fan of blockbusters, a fan of superhero films, a fan of visual effects or simply a fan of movies in...


Latest Electronic publishing Reference Libraries

Cybook Opus
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Cybook Opus is an e-book reader produced by Bookeen from France, released on July 27, 2009. The operating system for the Opus is Linux with an open source firmware. In June 2010, Bookeen published and improved firmware with a one-second mode which allows the device to be turned on and off in one second. It also keeps the last page read open and the user does not have to reboot each time. There is no keyboard and it does not have a dictionary or bookmarks. There is no internet access...

Cybook Gen3
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Cybook Gen3 is an e-Reader designed for reading e-books, e-news, and for listening to audio books or MP3 music. It was produced by Bookeen, a French company, and released on October 29, 2007. The display is a six-inch E-Ink screen using 166 dpi, black and white, 2-bit grayscale and on the gold edition 8-bit grayscale was used. The screen is readable under sunlight and only uses the battery for turning pages, giving it 8,000 page flips of battery life. The Gen3 uses a 200MHz CPU;...

Kobo Touch
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Kobo Touch is an eReader device produced by Kobo Inc., from China, revealed on May 23, 2011, and released in the U.S. on June 10, 2011. It is the third generation eReader from Kobo, and contained improvements from the previous versions. The Kobo Touch included 15 free previews of select books instead of 100 public domain books that were included on the previous versions. Other improvements were an E Ink pearl screen, faster CPU, and it was smaller and lighter. The display is a six-inch...

Barnes & Noble Nook
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Nook is a brand of e-reader developed by Barnes & Noble with the original device released in November 2009. It featured both Wi-Fi and AT&T 3G, with a 6 inch display and a smaller touchscreen for data input. Since then there has been multiple versions and upgrades. A Wi-Fi only version released in June 2010 and the Nook color using LCD in November 2010. The second generation Nook was released in June 2011, and in February 2012 an upgrade was released to the Wi-Fi only version....

Colombian Journal of Statistics (Revista Colombiana de Estadistica)
2012-05-14 11:06:20

The Colombian Journal of Statistics (Revista Colombiana de Estadistica) is a peer-reviewed scientific journal on statistics published biannually by the National University of Colombia. It was established in 1968. During its early years, the journal was published only in Spanish; since 1985, it includes English-published papers as well. The journal halted publication in 1969, being re-launched in 1979 by Luis Thorin. The journal covers research on statistics, including applications,...

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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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