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2012-07-17 23:00:11

Kunvay launched the first-of-its-kind cloud-based copyright and intellectual property (IP) transfer solution at the International Startup Festival 2012. The company serves buyers of creative work, creatives, and freelancers worldwide, helping buyers avoid potential legal claims and costly litigation. Wilmington, Delaware (PRWEB) July 17, 2012 Kunvay launched the first-of-its-kind cloud-based end-to-end copyright and intellectual property (IP) transfer solution at the International Startup...

E-Book Readers Unaware Of Local Library's E-Book Offerings
2012-06-25 12:02:20

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com Did you know you could borrow e-books from a local library? Well if you didn't, you join the majority of America who also admitted they did not know that detail, according to the Pew Internet & American Life Project. Research by Pew showed that only 12 percent of e-book readers ages 16 and older borrowed an e-book from their local library in the past year. Most of those who borrowed the books admit that libraries are important to them and their...

2012-06-23 23:04:00

Annual Award Recognizes Libraries That Make a Difference in Their Communities and the Cities and Towns That Support Them Ipswich, MA (PRWEB) June 22, 2012 Library Journal is looking for libraries that are deeply engaged with their community and where the community is equally engaged with the library. A new award, the LibraryAware Community Award, will recognize those cities and towns and their libraries, or library systems, that have demonstrated their ability to make the community aware of...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'