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2014-10-20 08:39:39

NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LearningExpress, LLC announced today that Minitex has expanded its Electronic Library of Minnesota (ELM) offerings by adding LearningExpress Library(TM), Job & Career Accelerator, and Computer Skills Center to help individuals achieve their academic, career, and personal goals. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141017/152883LOGO Minnesota State Librarian Jennifer Nelson said, "Not only do children have to go back to school, sometimes...

2014-10-06 23:03:51

51 Higher Education Institutions Choose EDS for Research Needs IPSWICH, Mass. (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 SUNYConnect, a New York library system of public institutions of higher education has implemented EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) from EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) as its discovery solution provider. SUNYConnect is an entity of the State University of New York (SUNY) and the largest comprehensive system of universities, colleges, and community colleges in the United States. Of the...

2014-10-06 12:32:25

The New Jersey State Library to Implement Career Online High School, a product of Gale, part of Cengage Learning TRENTON, N.J. and FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Several public libraries throughout New Jersey are offering residents the opportunity to earn accredited high school diplomas and credentialed career certificates through Career Online High School, a program brought to libraries by Gale and arranged locally through the New Jersey State Library (NJSL), an...

2014-10-02 12:26:09

New format with focus on Open Access and niche titles available online at ProQuest.com SEATTLE, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Librarians frequently utilize reviews of books, serials and other research materials to determine what to include in their collections. Essential to research at all levels, new open access and niche serials titles are often missed by librarians because these types of titles are not included in trusted sources. Magazines for Libraries(TM) Update closes this gap...

2014-09-30 23:20:52

The touchscreen Early Literacy Station computers, which provide early education skills, school readiness, and self-directed learning exploration for young children, will be placed in various branches in the library system (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The Montgomery County Memorial Library System (MCMLS), headquartered in Conroe, Tex., recently purchased 12 new Early Literacy Stations™ for the South Regional Library and the George and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Library through a generous...

2014-09-26 23:08:36

High Point University now offers free access to BiblioBoard Library to its faculty as well as undergraduate and graduate students. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 High Point University now offers free access to BiblioBoard Library to its faculty as well as undergraduate and graduate students. A single login provides easy access to thousands of eBooks and primary source materials through all major web browsers and native apps on the iPad®, iPad® mini, Kindle Fire...

2014-09-24 23:14:44

BiblioBoard now offers over two thousand LGBTQ+ books from Riptide Publishing and Dreamspinner Press, including Dreamspinner’s Young Adult imprint, Harmony Ink Press, and nearly 300 Dreamspinner books in Spanish, Italian, French and German. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 BiblioBoard now offers over two thousand LGBTQ+ books from Riptide Publishing and Dreamspinner Press, including Dreamspinner’s Young Adult imprint, Harmony Ink Press, and nearly 300 Dreamspinner books in...

2014-09-05 23:08:17

Ms. McClintock Miller to lead Library and Educational Services for the Popular Children’s Social Reading Network New York, NY (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 BiblioNasium, the largest COPPA certified digital social network, dedicated to supporting the independent reading activities of young readers, today announces the addition of Ms. Shannon McClintock Miller as its Executive Director of Education and Library Services. Ms. McClintock Miller is an award winning Educator and Technology...

2014-09-03 08:30:34

Library Media Specialist Michelle Colte is recognized for her innovative use of technology and exceptional community engagement at Hale Kula Elementary School NEW YORK, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- School Library Journal today announced the winners of the first annual School Librarian of the Year Award, which honors K-12 school library professionals for outstanding achievement and the exemplary use of 21st- century tools and services to engage students toward fostering multiple literacies....

2014-08-28 12:25:13

NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Library Association (ALA) is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award. The award invites library users nationwide to recognize the accomplishments of the exceptional public, school, college, community or university librarians. Nominations will run through September 12 and are being accepted online at http://atyourlibrary.org/ilovemylibrarian. Up to...


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