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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...

2014-03-03 16:23:41

Career Online High School Pilot Program Begins March 3 LOS ANGELES, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles Public Library is the first public library in the nation to offer adults the opportunity to earn an accredited high school diploma and career certificate online through Career Online High School (COHS), in partnership with Gale, part of Cengage Learning, a leading global provider of educational content, tools and services to libraries, schools and businesses. Beginning...

2014-02-26 23:27:16

Libraries Discover Benefits of Polaris’ Integrated E-Content Partnerships, Next Generation Web-Based Library Platform and How to Engage the Community at the Public Library Association 2014 Conference Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Polaris Library Systems, a trusted provider of library automation software for public libraries, will be attending the Public Library Association (PLA) 2014 Conference to discuss the impact technology trends have on public libraries and solutions...

2014-01-30 23:04:16

Brampton Library to Test First Fully-integrated 3M E-content Solution in Canada Syracuse, N.Y. (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Polaris Library Systems, a trusted provider of library automation software for public libraries, proudly announces a Polaris customer selected as a member of the Advisory Council for the Canadian launch of the 3M Cloud Library eBook Lending System. Brampton Library, located in Ontario, will partner with 3M Library Systems to offer the 3M Cloud Library, a simplified...

2014-01-26 12:20:19

Iconic literary resource gets a dose of accelerant in cloud-based environment ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the American Library Association's Midwinter Conference, ProQuest is demonstrating the new release of Literature Online®, the world's largest literary research resource. Conferees are viewing the solution's optimization of content for modern student research habits and needs. Essential for teaching and studying literature for more than 15 years, Literature...

2014-01-22 23:25:00

Libraries to Experience a Greater Sense of Community, Value and Identity in the New Year Philadelphia, P.A. (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Polaris Library Systems, a trusted provider of library automation software, designates 2014 as a Year of Connection to help redefine and strengthen the role libraries play within the community. Polaris will unveil its Year of Connection at the American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter Meeting, demonstrating how every decision the company makes, in terms...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.