Latest Library and information science Stories

2009-02-08 14:50:00

Although people entered the digital world years ago, a great number of human historical records did not make the transition.

2009-02-04 07:00:00

- Job search skills, career licensing and certification, and GED preparation leading the way during the country's troubled economic times - NEW YORK, Feb.

2009-01-23 14:01:00

Libraries Give Booklovers another Choice for Content DENVER, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- American Library Association Mid-Winter Meeting -- Libraries have a new alternative for providing access to compelling reading material.

2009-01-21 16:41:00

YBP Library Services, a Baker and Taylor Company, to Sell Greenwood Online Databases WESTPORT, Conn., Jan.

2009-01-13 07:00:00

--Additional online tutorials and tools help patrons better prepare for a new job or career -- NEW YORK, Jan.

2009-01-06 12:31:43

Scholars and others with specialized interests have been turning to Google for information ever since the company began scanning printed books four years ago.

2008-12-22 11:30:00

Content Fragmentation Demands Next Generation Search and Aggregation Capabilities PLEASANTON, Calif., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- A little more than 10 years ago, a website was considered a novelty by all but the most well-established and well-funded businesses in the world.

2008-12-22 07:00:00

Basex launches free Information Overload calculator to help companies determine exposure and risk NEW YORK, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Information overload costs the U.S.

2008-12-01 08:00:00

HAVANT, England, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Xyratex Ltd.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.