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2014-01-20 12:22:16

ProQuest responds to customers' interest in simplicity, retiring a brand name ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Products and services from ProQuest's Seattle-based technologies business unit will now carry the ProQuest® brand as the name "Serials Solutions" is retired. The change takes place immediately and customers will see the ProQuest name on business cards, email addresses, product information and in connection with products such as the Summon discovery service...

US Authors Guild Loses In Court Against Google Books
2013-11-15 11:07:15

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The latest chapter in the ongoing saga of Google Books and whether it constituted “fair use” is over, but whether the book is closed on the matter has yet to be determined. On Thursday Google Inc. won a dismissal in a long-running lawsuit by the US Authors Guild, which sued the search giant, alleging that its plans to create a digital library in essence amounted to copyright infringement. Google was able to defeat the legal action,...

2013-11-14 23:00:50

Google, Inc.’s win Thursday in a lawsuit over the company’s posting millions of books online is a win for authors and the goal of learning, according to an intellectual property professor at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 Google, Inc.’s win Thursday in a lawsuit over the company’s posting millions of books online is a win for authors and the goal of learning, according to an intellectual property professor at The John Marshall Law School in...

2013-06-11 23:18:20

NoveList Select Data is now embedded in TLC´s LS2 PAC. IPSWICH, Mass. (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 NoveList, a division of EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO), is announcing a new seamless ILS integration with NoveList Select, its catalog enrichment resource. NoveList Select content is now displayed alongside library data in TLC´s (The Library Corporation) LS2 PAC. This latest announcement exhibits NoveList´s commitment to work with major vendors and systems so catalog users will...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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