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2014-05-30 23:15:23

BiblioLabs® announces expansion in library adoption of BiblioBoard, with new state-wide programs in Massachusetts, North Carolina and Arizona. Charleston, South Carolina (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 BiblioLabs® announces further expansion of BiblioBoard, the award-winning mobile and web platform for libraries, with innovative programs now underway in three states, including the first-ever geo-location program for eBooks. BiblioBoard launched in March 2013 and immediately gained...

2014-05-22 23:06:50

SELF-e™ will allow self-published authors to connect with public libraries and their patrons. Charleston, South Carolina (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 In advance of the 2014 Book Expo America (BEA), BiblioBoard® and Library Journal have partnered to launch SELF-e™, an innovative eBook discovery service connecting self-published authors with public libraries and their patrons. Using SELF-e’s submission portal, authors can submit their self-published eBook(s) directly, and Library Journal...

2014-05-21 12:25:08

Forward-thinking discussions provide roadmap for achieving long-term sustainability ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A diverse group of library leaders are today participating in a forum that will provoke discussion regarding the emerging trends affecting libraries. Rapid changes in technology, education, economics and societal trends are contributing to new challenges and opportunities for libraries of all types to transform themselves. In response to these changing...

2014-05-16 23:04:55

Medical Librarian Will Retire from EBSCO on Her 25th Anniversary Date Ipswich, MA (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Lynn Fortney, Vice President of Medical E-journals and E-Packages at EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO), will retire on July 5, 2014. That date is her 25th anniversary at EBSCO. Fortney says, “I have had an amazing career, but my successes have been because of the impressive colleagues I have been privileged to work with - librarians and other information industry leaders alike. EBSCO...

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...

2014-04-14 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...


Word of the Day
lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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