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2014-06-16 12:24:58

New titles from Wiley and Wolters Kluwer Health plus Book Display Widget improve research outcomes, boost ebook discoverability and usage in ebrary's flagship subscription MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest has added more than 1,650 ebook titles from renowned publishers Wiley and Wolters Kluwer Health to Academic Complete®, the flagship ebook database from ebrary®. The new content will improve research outcomes, while a new enhancement for the database -...

2014-06-16 08:25:42

AMSTERDAM, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new release of Pure helps researchers more efficiently find streams of funding and enables them to further expand their collaboration networks Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the launch of Pure 5 [http://www.elsevier.com/online-tools/research-intelligence/products-and-services/pure/release5 ] ,...

2014-06-11 23:10:27

Britannica Digital Learning today announced a new and significantly upgraded version of its popular ImageQuest™ resource for schools and libraries. Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Britannica Digital Learning today announced a new and significantly upgraded version of its popular ImageQuest™ resource for schools and libraries. ImageQuest provides nearly three million rights-cleared photos and other images for homework, classroom activities and lesson plans. Images come from more...

2014-06-11 23:05:20

Librarians Can Easily Connect with Users via Text, Chat and Email Anytime, Anywhere San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Librarians can now extend their reach beyond the library walls with Mosio’s new OmniWidget™. A complimentary feature of Mosio’s all-in-one library support tool, librarians can use the new widget to embed library help in Facebook, e-resources from any provider, discovery services, learning management systems, library and departmental websites and other heavily...

2014-06-11 12:26:38

First Canadian Library to Receive Award; Recognized for Innovative Approach to Service FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. and EDMONTON, Alberta, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edmonton Public Library (EPL) of Alberta, Canada has been named the 2014 Library of the Year by Library Journal magazine and Gale, part of Cengage Learning. Each year, this prestigious recognition goes to a public library that most profoundly demonstrates service to community, creativity, leadership and innovation in...

2014-06-10 20:22:14

Next generation InCites, with Essential Science Indicators and Journal Citation Reports, available July 2014 and to include this year's Journal Impact Factors PHILADELPHIA, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals and the most trusted source of scholarly research resources, announced the upcoming launch of its enhanced Research...

2014-06-09 12:26:58

U-Maryland Student is selected from record number of applicants ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest, an information company central to global research, has awarded the 2014 Roger K. Summit Scholarship to Erin Zerhusen, an MLIS student at the University of Maryland. The scholarship -- named in honor of Dialog founder Roger K. Summit, a pioneer in developing online information retrieval services - received a record number of applicants in 2014. It will be presented...

2014-06-07 23:02:05

Leader in online education to fund the development of 100+ community-based driver education programs in US Public Libraries. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 Today, Driving-Tests.org launched a new public service initiative - the Community Based Online Driver Education Program - to provide public libraries with funding for the development of high-quality online driver education programs. In response, Amie Thomas, MLS, the Public Services Administrator at the Brownsburg Public Library...

2014-06-05 08:34:01

LOS ANGELES, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LAC Group, the Leader in Information Curation and Knowledge Management, today announces the expansion of its Library as a Service ("LaaS") platform for law firms and corporations. With the addition of Soutron, LAC's LaaS includes a spectrum of capabilities encompassing traditional on-site staffing and library management as well as cloud-based content delivery platforms and LAC's distributed network of North American and UK-based researchers,...

2014-06-04 23:11:35

Early Data Analyzer 1.6 incorporates "near dupe" analysis and email threading New York, NY (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 LexisNexis® Legal & Professional, a leading global provider of content and technology solutions, today announced the release of a new version of LexisNexis® Early Data Analyzer software that enables litigation customers to drive down electronic discovery costs by using new, state-of-the-art “near-duplicate” document analysis and email threading...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.