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2011-02-15 00:02:48

Pearson and Kentucky today announced a collaboration to create the first digital learning repository aligned to the Common Core State Standards. Kentucky, the first state to adopt the standards, uses Pearson's EQUELLA software to embed the standards in the Kentucky Learning Depot, the state's digital library and learning community. The EQUELLA software currently powers the Depot. Boston, MA and Frankfort, KY (PRWEB) February 14, 2011 Pearson and Kentucky today announced a collaboration...

2011-01-09 00:43:54

Let EBSCO "host" Your Catalog"”EBSCO Publishing Now Enhancing the User Experience of Online Catalogs by using EBSCOhost® Search Functionality Ipswich, MA (Vocus/PRWEB) January 07, 2011 EBSCO Publishing is leveraging its expertise in loading and enriching data along with the popularity of the EBSCOhost® interface to enable public libraries to use EBSCOhost as the front end of their online catalogs. Loading catalog records on EBSCOhost® allows public libraries to provide...

2011-01-07 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- YBP Library Services, a Baker & Taylor company, Orbis Cascade Alliance, a 36-member consortium of academic libraries in Oregon and Washington, and Ebook Library (EBL) are proud to announce a partnership at the ALA Midwinter Meeting. Through this partnership, the trio will implement a consortial e-book evaluation and purchasing model that is fully integrated with Alliance members' approval and firm order purchases from YBP and offers the...

2011-01-06 00:01:47

New product will free university libraries to make budgets that reflect patron needs Mc Lean, VA (PRWEB) January 5, 2011 LogiXML, a leading provider of business intelligence and reporting software, today announced that it has released a resource utilization reporting product that is designed to help libraries track and analyze the usage of library resources that universities spend millions of dollars each year to maintain. The solution, Logi Insight for Libraries, allows librarians to...

2010-12-15 00:00:52

Agreement with Evanced Solutions Brings Event Calendaring into Catalog Searches Already Enhanced with Reading Recommendations from NoveList Selectâ“ž¢ Ipswich, MA (Vocus/PRWEB) December 14, 2010 New display options for NoveList Selectâ“ž¢ customers and a new partnership with Evanced Solutions will bring more information into the library catalog. Libraries using NoveList resources to add readers' advisory content into catalog records...

2010-12-07 09:37:00

OXFORD, England, December 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Across the world, researchers in all disciplines rate journal articles as the most important type of information - and they can get access to them. But there is more to be done. These are the main conclusions of a new global study released by the Publishing Research Consortium (PRC) (http://www.publishingresearch.net) Over 3800 researchers responded to the survey. 93% found access to journal articles 'very easy' or 'fairly...

2010-12-01 00:41:12

EBSCO Discovery Serviceâ“ž¢ Selected New "One Search" Service Bringing Together Resources with Easy Linking Capabilities Ipswich, MA (Vocus/PRWEB) November 30, 2010 The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) has selected EBSCO Discovery Serviceâ“ž¢ from EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) as the basis for One Search, the library's single search experience. By looking closely at the available discovery options it came down to the...

2010-11-10 00:00:42

New Agreement Indexes Scholarly Publications from ingentaconnect for EBSCO Discovery Serviceâ“ž¢ Users Ipswich, MA (Vocus) November 9, 2010 A recent agreement between EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) and ingentaconnect further expands the resources discoverable through EBSCO Discovery Serviceâ“ž¢ (EDS) and brings added value to its users. The agreement allows selected scholarly journals from ingentaconnect to be indexed in EDS"“EBSCO's...

2010-11-04 17:14:00

SEATTLE, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Serials Solutions, a business unit of ProQuest LLC, announced today a pilot project that will allow students and researchers at institutions subscribing to the Summon(TM) web-scale discovery service to automatically find their library's Summon(TM) service search box when they use JSTOR. In addition to the content available on JSTOR, users will be able to easily continue to search the breadth of their particular library's collection for additional...

2010-10-26 00:01:44

Documents Filed in United States District Court Southern District of New York, Case 1:10-cv-07415-NRB New York and Seattle (PRWEB) October 25, 2010 ivi TV, the online cable TV system, announced today that it has filed documents (United States District Court Southern District of New York, Case 1:10-cv-07415-NRBa) reaffirming its legal position as an entity paying broadcasters under the Copyright Act, just like other cable operators. Commenting on the filing, ivi TV CEO and founder Todd...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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