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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...

2013-06-25 23:15:33

NoveList Reading Recommendations Will Be Part of 3M™ SelfCheck™ Experience IPSWICH, Mass. (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Readers will encounter NoveList’s high-quality recommendations when they check out using a 3M SelfCheck station. By expanding the reach of readers’ advisory services to include the self-check out experience, NoveList and 3M have created an innovative user experience that has never before been available to readers. Readers will find that the check out process is still...

2013-06-21 23:20:24

Illinois Heartland Library System migrates 427 libraries to Polaris ILS. Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Polaris Library Systems, a trusted provider of technology solutions that help public, private and academic librarians serve their communities, has implemented the largest automation consortium in North America. Illinois Heartland Library System (IHLS) selected the Polaris Library System as its new automation system in June of 2012; accounting for 427 libraries that cover 28,141...

2013-06-19 23:14:50

British Library, Queens Public Library Among Those Implementing Platform to Improve Library Patron Media Experience Charleston, SC (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 After providing the first demos for librarians at ALA in January and officially launching in late March, BiblioBoard is being quickly being adopted by academic, public and K-12 libraries across the globe. Early adopters of the technology include academic and research libraries such as the British Library, University of Pittsburgh, and Wake...


Word of the Day
malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'