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2010-10-21 08:05:00

STOCKHOLM, October 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Comintelli, a leading provider of Enterprise Information Access Software, announces that Basex, the world's foremost knowledge economy research and advisory firm, selected Comintelli as the recipient of a Basex Excellence Award. Comintelli was selected for Knowledge XChanger(TM) 6, a information portal solution that filters information enabling users to easily navigate and find what is relevant for them. The award was presented during the...

2010-09-30 04:35:02

Hong Kong, Sept 30, 2010 - (ACN Newswire) - China Trends Holdings Limited ("China Trends", Stock Code: 8171.HK) is delighted to announce that, the Company passed the major transaction on the acquisition of copyrights in a film library. The completion marks a milestone for the company to take an important step on the children electronic consuming market, to further broaden its business scope and basis.The board is pleased to announce that the ordinary resolution as set out in the EGM to...

2010-09-15 13:02:00

House Judiciary Committee Takes Proactive Step to Examine Anti-Competitive Behavior WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, September 16, the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts and Competition Policy will explore growing concerns about anti-competitive and monopolistic practices taking place online. The Open Book Alliance applauds the action and urges the subcommittee to use the hearing to continue their examination of the threat to online competition presented by...

2010-09-06 04:35:02

Tokyo, Sept 6, 2010 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu announced the launch of its new software as a service (SaaS)-based solution for library administration aimed at municipal public libraries throughout Japan. The SaaS-based solution, WebiLis, provides the functions needed to administer a library over the Internet, from Fujitsu's datacenters. Libraries can quickly and inexpensively deploy an ICT system environment for managing book lending, processing returns, processing reservation requests, and...

2010-08-31 13:07:23

Horticulture, library and English departments team up to engage students Undergrads often take communication courses unrelated to their major or discipline. The Iowa State University Department of Horticulture teamed up with the Library and English Departments to develop a course section to teach students to research and understand literature searchers and incorporate them into papers and posters. Andrea L. Dinkelman, Jeanine E. Aune, and Gail R. Nonnecke, Iowa State University faculty from...

2010-08-05 12:08:00

HAVANT, England, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Xyratex Ltd (Nasdaq: XRTX), a leading provider of modular enterprise class data storage subsystems and storage process technology, announced today that Steve Barber, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Oppenheimer Annual Technology, Media & Telecommunications Conference: Oppenheimer Annual Technology, Media & Event: Telecommunications Conference Date: Wednesday...

2010-08-03 11:22:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nominations are now open for the 2010 Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award. The award invites library users nationwide to recognize the accomplishments of librarians in public, school, college, community college and university libraries for their efforts to improve the lives of people in their community. Nominations run through September 20 and are being accepted online at...

2010-06-29 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of Library Advocacy Day, Sony today unveiled the Reader Library program, a new initiative to support the work of public libraries as they expand and promote their eBook collections. The program provides public libraries with training on digital reading devices, educational materials to help readers learn about the eBooks and digital texts available to them through their local libraries, and digital reading devices for library staff use....

2010-06-28 10:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- At the American Library Association Conference in Washington, D.C., attendees got a glimpse of the future of search as ProQuest unveiled the latest developments for its all-new platform. Highly anticipated for its promise to unify all ProQuest content in a single framework, the new platform will now include ProQuest Extended Search, a Serials Solutions technology that will enable libraries to connect to other non-ProQuest databases as well....

2010-06-25 09:00:00

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Gale, part of Cengage Learning, is proud to support the American Library Association as its members hold a rally for libraries on June 29, 2010, at 11:00 a.m. ET, on the U.S. Capitol grounds in Washington, D.C. "Gale is proud to continue our library advocacy mission and support this important event," said Tina Creguer, Gale's vice president of marketing communications. "Many of our staff plan on attending the rally, and Gale is providing...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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