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2014-04-14 00:21:43

Trends show that libraries continue to transform to meet demand, but school libraries feel the pain of tight budgets CHICAGO, April 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Libraries continue to transform to meet society's changing needs, and more than 90 percent of the respondents in an independent national survey said that libraries are important to the community. But school libraries continue to feel the combined pressures of recession-driven financial tightening and federal neglect, according...

2014-04-10 23:21:56

EBSCO announces the hiring of Neil Block, Gar Sydnor and Tamir Borensztajn to further impact library collection usage and overall value through discovery. Ipswich, MA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) has already set the bar for what the next generation discovery service can be in libraries—and EBSCO is looking at what comes next. With the goal of discovery innovation as a driving force, EBSCO has hired three industry veterans to interact closely with the library...

2014-04-08 23:04:35

Conference attendees can find AtoZdatabases in the Exhibit Hall of this year’s TLA Annual Conference. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 AtoZdatabases, the leading provider of job search, reference and marketing databases for libraries, academic institutions and government agencies has announced its participation in this year’s TLA Annual Conference. From April 9th-11th librarians, educators and library supporters from across the nation can learn about the quality reference and...

2014-04-01 23:00:51

EBSCO and the American Library Association Offer Scholarships to Support the Professional Development of Librarians Chicago, IL & Ipswich, MA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 In co-sponsorship with the American Library Association (ALA), EBSCO Information Services has awarded seven librarians $1,000 scholarships to attend the ALA Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, June 26– July 1, 2014. The EBSCO ALA Annual Conference Sponsorship is an annual award consisting of $1,000 for actual reimbursed...

2014-04-01 12:31:02

Open access to popular databases available during National Library Week April 13-19 ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest, an information firm central to research, joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating National Library Week (April 13-19). The company will provide free access to a rich assortment of databases available through library web sites. Libraries can access these resources here and can extend complimentary access for...

2014-03-27 08:34:24

HSLANJ Group Licensing Initiative Expands Reach to 14 States; DC and Territories PRINCETON, N.J., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As many as 1,500 hospitals and medical facilities from New York to Florida are banding together to share technology and cost savings--via a consortium designed to help hospital librarians access the latest medical books, journals and databases through shared electronic licenses. Formed under the non-profit Health Sciences Library Association of New Jersey,...

2014-03-26 23:25:38

Award-winning site continues to provide a safe virtual reading community where kids discover, track, review and recommend books. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 BiblioNasium, the fastest growing digital social network that supports and promotes the independent reading activities of young readers, today announces the launch of advanced book review features. Children using the platform to catalog, track and record their reading can now also add their own voice in writing independent...

2014-03-19 23:04:15

The Readers’ Advisory Service will help readers discover even more at the state’s public libraries. Ipswich, MA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 The Georgia Public Library Service (GPLS) is helping library patrons find great books to read by offering NoveList Select®, the catalog enrichment service from NoveList®, a division of EBSCO Information Services. Readers will be able to see reading recommendations, series information and e-resource recommendations directly in the library...

2014-03-17 23:02:30

The ER&L/EBSCO Library Research Fellowship Supports Library Professionals Interested in Informing Librarians Worldwide Ipswich, Mass. (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 EBSCO Information Services(EBSCO) and Electronic Resources & Libraries (ER&L) will once again join together to offer a fellowship to support valuable research on trending topics of interest in the information industry. The ER&L/EBSCO Library Research Fellowship will provide up to $4,000 to fund researchers interested...

2014-03-06 08:29:07

Consortium prepares to transform for the changing landscape in higher education SEATTLE, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cooperating Libraries in Consortium (CLIC) of St. Paul, Minnesota, is the first academic library consortium to subscribe to ProQuest's cloud-based library services platform, Intota(TM). The CLIC libraries will be taking full advantage of the transformative nature of the Intota library services platform, implementing in phases beginning with the Summon discovery...