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2011-05-18 10:00:00

NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bowker, the global leader in bibliographic information, released its annual report on U.S. print book publishing, compiled from its Books In Print® database. Based on preliminary figures from U.S.

2011-05-16 08:52:00

NEW YORK, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Feintuch Communications (www.feintuchcommunications.com) has been tapped by award winning author, researcher and tech industry pundit Jonathan Spira to get the word out about his new book chronicling society's battle with Information Overload. Overload! How Too Much Information Is Hazardous to Your Organization (John Wiley & Sons, May 31, 2011), tells how we arrived at Information Overload in the workplace and in our daily lives, and offers tips and...

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2011-05-12 06:35:00

Internet search giant Google was sued for $14 million by three French publishers who alleged the search engine scanned thousands of their books without permission.

2011-04-16 00:00:28

netTrekker poised for continued growth with the expansion of its unique suite of digital resources and tools that meet the critical needs of educators and students. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) April 15, 2011 igotta, a new product from netTrekker, provides a virtual workspace, unlike any other on the market, for students to find, analyze, organize, and use information to complete a wide-range of school assignments, while developing the skills they need to be college and career ready.

2011-04-01 00:11:32

LogiXML, the pioneer of web-based business intelligence software, today announced that Purdue University Libraries has selected Logi Insight to track and analyze the usage of library resources, including e-resources, which represent the largest and fastest growing part of Purdue’s budget.

2011-03-28 15:56:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest business unit Serials Solutions and HathiTrust today announced an agreement to enable full-text search of the entire HathiTrust collection of digitized scholarly books from the Summon(TM) web-scale discovery service.

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2011-03-23 06:29:14

Google Inc’s plans to bring an immense library to the Internet has been dealt a major setback by a US judge on Tuesday, rejecting a settlement with authors and publishers over Google’s digital book-scanning project.

2011-03-22 16:07:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New York Federal District Court's rejection of the Google Book Settlement is a victory for the public interest and for competition in the literary and Internet ecosystems. The U.S.

2011-02-28 04:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Notable children's book illustrators have generously drawn upon their talents to support the California Campaign for Strong School Libraries.

2011-02-24 10:39:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Information industry veteran Jane Burke, ProQuest Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, is a guest blogger for InfoViews.


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dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
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