Latest Librarian Stories

2013-09-25 23:34:02

Advocating for a Better User Experience With Accessible E-content Materials Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 Polaris Library Systems today announces its support of the ReadersFirst Initiative to ensure all patrons have the same open, free access to e-content, as they do physical items within the library catalog. ReadersFirst, an international coalition of over 280 library systems and 198 million readers cooperating to improve the electronic lending experience, speaks directly to...

2013-09-23 23:22:49

Online Children's Reading Network and Social Media Platform Introduces New Features to Support School Level Engagement New York. NY (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 BiblioNasium announced that it has enrolled its 50,000th student. In partnership with educators around the world, this social platform supports the independent reading activities for children ages 13 and under. CEO Marjan Ghara remarked, “This is a tremendous milestone for us! We have doubled our base of enrolled students...

2013-08-31 23:20:23

Libraries experience efficient migration to the Polaris ILS. Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 Polaris Library Systems continues to improve upon the customer experience; streamlining the go-live process for libraries migrating to the Polaris integrated library system (ILS). As a trusted provider of technology solutions for academic, private and public libraries, Polaris Library Systems has concurrently redefined and expedited the implementations procedure to more efficiently meet...

2013-07-30 23:04:04

Databases offer a variety of complimentary, user-friendly functions for Virginia library patrons. (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 Librarian Dana Brumbelow isn’t keeping quiet about the versatile advantages of AtoZdatabases for her northern Virginia patrons. In her “Secrets of the Library” column published Saturday, July 27 in the Star Exponent newspaper, Brumbelow explains how the AtoZdatabases system in place at the Culpeper County Library can be used as a no-charge alternative to expensive...

2013-07-09 23:18:53

Website was recognized by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL). New York, New York (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 BiblioNasium was honored with a prestigious ‘Best Website for Teaching and Learning’ award by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL). BiblioNasium is a free, safe and secure social networking website that promotes literacy and extends the independent reading activities of young readers. The AASL presents this award annually to websites it believes...

Word of the Day
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'