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2014-07-25 08:23:48

CHELTENHAM, England, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edward Elgar Publishing is delighted to announce a partnership with Electronic Information for Libraries (EIFL), a not-for-profit organisation that works with libraries worldwide to enable access to digital information for people in developing and transition countries. As part of the collaboration Edward Elgar Publishing has agreed to provide institutions in 41 countries with free access to its journals and development...

2014-04-30 12:22:25

Robin Hood, Philanthropic and Nonprofit Leaders Come Together with the White House's Joining Forces Initiative to launch the Philanthropy-Joining Forces Impact Pledge WASHINGTON, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Robin Hood is joining over 30 philanthropic organizations and corporations to announce pledges over the next five years to support veterans and military family. Robin Hood has committed $20 million over the next three years to continue to provide needed services to...

2014-04-30 12:21:12

Philanthropic and Nonprofit Leaders Come Together with the White House's Joining Forces Initiative to launch the Philanthropy-Joining Forces Impact Pledge WASHINGTON, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, The Call of Duty Endowment(TM) is proud to join over 30 philanthropic organizations and corporations to announce pledges totaling more than $170 million over the next five years to support veterans and military family. As previously announced, the Endowment has pledged...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'