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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...

2014-01-17 23:03:48

BiblioLabs® announces major platform upgrades to BiblioBoard, the award-winning mobile and web platform for libraries, in advance of this year’s 2014 American Library Association (ALA) mid-winter conference. Charleston, South Carolina (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 BiblioLabs® announces major platform upgrades to BiblioBoard, the award-winning mobile and web platform for libraries, in advance of this year’s 2014 American Library Association (ALA) mid-winter conference. The company...

2014-01-09 08:25:01

Los Angeles Public Library is the First Library to Offer Career-Based High School Completion Program to Residents in Need FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading provider of educational content, tools and services to libraries, schools and businesses, announced today the launch of Career Online High School to its public library partners. Now available to public libraries nationwide, this groundbreaking program allows...

2013-12-11 23:27:34

AWE's Early Literacy Station computers provide technology exposure, early learning skills, and school readiness for young children Chester, PA (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 AWE announced today that a total of 107 Early Literacy Station™ computers have been acquired by public libraries across Indiana as part of a funding-assistance plan administered by the Indiana State Library. The Indiana State Library offered a subsidy of $499 per Early Literacy Station to all public libraries in the...

2013-11-26 23:20:40

Association of Independent Information Professionals member, Deb Hunt, co-authors skillbook to aid librarians in job search and career advancement. Baton Rouge, LA (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Librarians who are currently unemployed, underemployed or stuck in a rut in their current jobs can find some help to advance their careers. "The Librarian's Skillbook: 51 Essential Career Skills for Information Professionals," a new book co-authored by AIIP member Deb Hunt, defines the 51...

2013-11-21 23:30:00

“Turn the Page: Your E-book Future Done Right” explores the industry’s first completely integrated e-content solution. Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Polaris Library Systems, a trusted provider of library automation software, invites academic, private and public libraries to attend a 3M co-sponsored webcast hosted by the Library Journal. The webcast, “Turn the Page: Your E-book Future Done Right,” will explore the Polaris and 3M partnership and the impact it has on...

New FCC Chairman: Revamp Unlocking Policy Or We’ll Regulate It For You
2013-11-15 17:57:03

Bryan Carpender for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online There’s a new sheriff in town and he’s showing wireless carriers some tough love. Newly minted chairman of the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Tom Wheeler is wasting no time getting to work. His first order of business was to urge mobile operators to agree to several reforms around policies pertaining to the hot-button issue of unlocking devices. The simple act of unlocking a cellphone became illegal last year...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.