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2012-06-12 08:16:37

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com In Google's bid to create a digital book economy - way ahead of eBook publishers such as Amazon, Apple, Barnes & Noble and other creators of eBook readers - a few lawsuits cropped up in the U.S. and internationally. This week a settlement was reached with two French organizations: Society of Men Letters of France (SGDL) and the French Publishers' Association. Google said Monday it reached an agreement with the two parties, according to articles in Reuters...

2012-01-20 17:00:00

Technology innovation drives adoption with more than 400 libraries in 40 countries embracing the Summon Service Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 20, 2012 Serials Solutions®, a ProQuest® business unit, commemorates the anniversary of introducing the Summon® service at the American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter meeting in 2009. In just three years, the service has grown its unified index, from 200 million items to more than 800 million and built a client base from 2 beta partners...

2011-06-24 08:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Just over five months after acquiring e-book innovator ebrary®, ProQuest launched technology that will link the companies' search platforms, enabling users to discover e-books in the context of their libraries' ProQuest content and use tools from both environments. ProQuest's all-new platform is rolling out in libraries around the world, bringing a flexible technological architecture that allows users to dive deeper into...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.