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2014-09-08 23:04:29

Intuitive design, enhanced filtering and navigation, expanded content and responsive mobile design enhance user experience and streamline workflow. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 LexisNexis® Legal & Professional announced today that it has launched a new, intuitive user interface for its dynamic next-generation legal information service, Lexis Advance®, along with feature and functionality enhancements that will give users a more efficient and personalized research...

2014-09-08 08:27:04

Publisher and philanthropist is remembered for legendary reference works, advocacy for libraries and hallmark literary events GROSSE POINTE, Mich., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Frederick Gale Ruffner, Jr., whose legendary directories and literary resources transformed library reference service around the world, died August 12, 2014 in Detroit, MI. He was 88. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140905/143543 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140905/143544 Mr....

2014-09-05 23:08:17

Ms. McClintock Miller to lead Library and Educational Services for the Popular Children’s Social Reading Network New York, NY (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 BiblioNasium, the largest COPPA certified digital social network, dedicated to supporting the independent reading activities of young readers, today announces the addition of Ms. Shannon McClintock Miller as its Executive Director of Education and Library Services. Ms. McClintock Miller is an award winning Educator and Technology...

2014-09-04 08:27:32

Grants available to libraries to fund programs and resources for adult English language learners in Dollar General communities CHICAGO, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With assistance of a $327,512 grant awarded from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to the American Library Association, libraries are now eligible to apply for grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 to support programs aimed at enhancing adult literacy through The American Dream Starts @ your library®...

2014-09-03 08:30:34

Library Media Specialist Michelle Colte is recognized for her innovative use of technology and exceptional community engagement at Hale Kula Elementary School NEW YORK, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- School Library Journal today announced the winners of the first annual School Librarian of the Year Award, which honors K-12 school library professionals for outstanding achievement and the exemplary use of 21st- century tools and services to engage students toward fostering multiple literacies....

2014-08-29 23:02:45

MyWay Mobile Storage donates portable storage containers for the West Jordan High School Football Team. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 MyWay Mobile Storage, a leading provider of moving and storage solutions, provides customers with a quick and easy do-it-yourself moving and portable storage to meet your needs at your location or in our climate-controlled, secure storage facilities. MyWay Mobile Storage of Salt Lake City donated potable storage containers for use by the West...

2014-08-28 12:25:13

NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Library Association (ALA) is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award. The award invites library users nationwide to recognize the accomplishments of the exceptional public, school, college, community or university librarians. Nominations will run through September 12 and are being accepted online at http://atyourlibrary.org/ilovemylibrarian. Up to...

2014-08-28 00:20:46

Thomson Reuters Data Citation Index cooperation with DataCite guides industry to better discovery, attribution and connectivity to research PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced a collaboration with DataCite, a leading global nonprofit organization dedicated to enabling people to find, share, use, and cite...

2014-08-26 23:07:17

Agreement between Choice and EBSCO Highlights Best in Scholarly Titles Reviewed by Choice IPSWICH, Mass. (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 An agreement between Choice magazine, a publication of the Association of College and Research Libraries (a division of the American Library Association) and EBSCO Information Services will highlight the EBSCO eBooks™ that have been named Choice Outstanding Academic Titles. This agreement will allow librarians to easily identify and acquire the titles that...

2014-08-25 23:05:10

University Sees Good Return on Investment with Success of EDS and SirsiDynix IPSWICH, Mass. (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 It has been two years since the launch of EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) and SirsiDynix for Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi and the university reports its usage of resources has maintained a steady increase during that time. When the university first looked at discovery services they considered many options but chose EDS and SirsiDynix to optimize and increase use of...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.