Quantcast

Latest Library and information science Stories

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...

2011-12-12 10:00:00

Few things are more valued than a lifetime's worth of memories captured on traditional photo prints, slides and movie film. TYMECapsule Media Vault Storage (MVS) combines physical storage, digital media and cloud-based backup together with a forward digital compatibility guarantee for the ultimate memory preservation solution. (PRWEB) December 12, 2011 FotoBridge, a leading national photo scanning service announced today the launch of TYMECapsule MVS. With TYMECapsule, customers that...

Image 1 - College Students Limit Technology Use During Crunch Time
2011-10-13 12:46:42

[ Watch the Video ] A new University of Washington study found college students — only weeks away from final exams and in the library — tend to pare use of electronics. It´s their way to manage technology that permeates their lives. Today´s students may often be considered “heavy multitaskers” who are unable to concentrate on one activity at a time.  However, based on 560 interviews in 11 college libraries around the country near exam time last...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
Related