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2014-07-01 23:08:24

Britannica Digital Learning announced today that Britannica ImageQuest™ is a winner of an ISTE Best of Show Award from Tech & Learning magazine. Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Britannica Digital Learning announced today that Britannica ImageQuest™ is a winner of an ISTE Best of Show Award from Tech & Learning magazine. The winners were announced yesterday in conjunction with the annual conference of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), currently...

2014-06-30 23:22:25

Designed by ADD Inc, the Interim Space for Dana Biomedical Library was Inspired by Pop-Up Anatomy Books Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 ADD Inc, a premier architecture and interior design firm, was tasked with designing the temporary space for Dartmouth College’s Dana Biomedical Library. They re-imagined a modern space that was bright and airy, but flexible and adaptable enough to meet the needs of today’s students. The short-term home for the Ivy League college’s library is...

2014-06-30 23:12:50

LexisNexis Courtroom Cast to “go beyond the book” with multi-media resources within legal eBooks New York, NY (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 LexisNexis® Legal & Professional (http://www.lexisnexis.com), a leading provider of content and technology solutions, and Courtroom Connect today announced that LexisNexis will license, feature and promote the Courtroom Connect academic content, CVN Law School, within law school eBooks and through other channels. This broad integration of video...

2014-06-30 23:12:21

Superior Relevancy Ranking and Ease of Implementation Common Thread in Decision Ipswich, Mass. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) from EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is becoming the discovery solution of choice in Poland. To date, 25 universities and academic institutions in the country have chosen EDS as their discovery solution. Uniwersytet Warszawski, the biggest university in Poland, was the first university to implement EDS in 2011. Soon after, the technical...

2014-06-29 00:20:53

LAS VEGAS, June 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Library Association (ALA) is pleased to announce this year's recipients of the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction, funded through a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York. "The Goldfinch," by Donna Tartt received the medal for fiction, and "The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism," byDoris Kearns Goodwin received the medal for...

2014-06-28 23:03:34

Digital Mountain, Inc., a leading global provider of Universal Discovery Management solutions, including electronic discovery, computer forensics, cyber security and a next-generation Web-based platform, FileQuest®, announced the expansion of its social media preservation services into a subscription- based social media and blog monitoring solution. Los Altos, CA (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 Digital Mountain, Inc., a leading global provider of Universal Discovery Management solutions,...

2014-06-27 16:23:10

Market leaders expand agreement to provide highly regarded resources for libraries, researchers, and family history enthusiasts PROVO, Utah and ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ancestry, the world's largest online family history resource, and ProQuest announced today an expanded agreement to create broader and deeper opportunities to deliver premier genealogy resources to libraries worldwide. Under the new multi-year agreement, ProQuest will be distributor of both...

2014-06-27 08:23:54

Digital access to more than a century of "Stat Abs" and journalist reporting on pivotal decades of Atlanta's history provide rich, new insights for researchers ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest unique primary sources that enable scholars to improve their research outcomes with expanded historical archives of newspaper content and an inventive new statistical archive. Historical Statistical Abstracts of the U.S. digitizes more than 130 years of Statistical...

2014-06-26 23:06:17

EDS and Sirsi Dynix Chosen as Discovery Solution for 77 Member Library Consortium Ipswich, Mass. (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 SWAN (System Wide Automated Network) in Illinois has chosen EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) and Sirsi Dynix to offer its 77 member libraries a flexible option for their discovery needs. The seamless interoperability of EBSCO Discovery Service from EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) and SirsiDynix’s eResource Central solution will provide improved discovery and delivery...

2014-06-26 23:06:13

EBSCO to Provide a New Free Database Providing Indexing for More Than 100,000 Dissertations Accepted by American Universities Between 1933 and 1955 IPSWICH, Mass. (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 The H.W. Wilson Foundation has announced that it will fund the digitization of the print index Doctoral Dissertations Accepted by American Universities (DDAAU) under a new agreement with EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO). EBSCO will digitize the content and build a free database in cooperation with the...


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.'
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