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2014-01-26 12:20:21

Content indexing and interoperability improve service and choice for researchers, students and librarians ANN ARBOR, Mich. and JERUSALEM, Jan. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Information industry leaders ProQuest and Ex Libris(®) Group understand that researchers and librarians search for and manage content using solutions from different providers. Today, the two companies announced a collaboration to make their key services work better together to improve user experience and support...

2014-01-26 12:20:19

Iconic literary resource gets a dose of accelerant in cloud-based environment ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the American Library Association's Midwinter Conference, ProQuest is demonstrating the new release of Literature Online®, the world's largest literary research resource. Conferees are viewing the solution's optimization of content for modern student research habits and needs. Essential for teaching and studying literature for more than 15 years, Literature...

2014-01-25 08:20:30

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest has joined the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA), which represents the interests of Open Access (OA) journal publishers globally in all scientific, technical, and scholarly disciplines. ProQuest is renowned for innovative content and technology solutions that increase the productivity of students, scholars, researchers, professionals and the libraries that serve them. In addition to integrating and aggregating...

2014-01-24 23:04:20

New Communication Database Includes Unique Sources Never Previously Available Ipswich, MA (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) continues to expand coverage in the field of communication with the release of Communication Source™. Communication Source is the most comprehensive resource for communication research available today. The resource was developed from a merger of high-quality EBSCO databases, Communication and Mass Media Complete™ and Communication...

2014-01-24 23:04:18

EDS Chosen to Provide More Quality Information for LOUIS users and Better Discoverability of LOUIS Resources Ipswich, Mass. (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network has chosen EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) from EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) to improve discoverability and help promote LOUIS resources to students and other departments. LOUIS is a partnership with academic libraries, state & private libraries, and museums & archives in the state of...

2014-01-24 12:22:10

ProQuest partners with University of Denver's Levine-Clark to uncover ebook behavior PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to ebooks, social sciences far outperform humanities and STM in the percentage of titles used and the average amount of use per book. However, users working with ebooks on STM subjects tend to be more active with their books in each session, downloading or printing content, etc. These are among the findings of new research from Michael...

2014-01-24 12:21:59

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, and Portico, a not-for-profit digital preservation service, today announced an extension of their relationship to preserve the majority of Gale's remaining digital archives. Among those to be preserved and added to Portico's D-Collection Service are The Times Digital Archive, Slavery &...

2014-01-23 23:03:41

In advance of the 2014 American Library Association (ALA) mid-winter conference, BiblioLabs® announces the signing of over 370 additional publishers to its BiblioBoard platform in the last quarter of 2013. This expands BiblioBoard’s digital content by over 125,000 recently published eBooks in addition to tens of thousands of thematically curated photos, documents, sounds, videos and other ephemera already offered by the award-winning platform. Charleston, South Carolina (PRWEB)...

2014-01-23 08:20:16

LONDON, January 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Talis Capital recently advised on its latest shipping transaction - the acquisition of a 12,200dwt 2011 built general cargo vessel. This vessel will be operated in the Black, Mediterranean and Azov sea region, alongside the existing fleet advised by Talis Capital. Full ship management services will be provided by INTRESCO LTD; a fully integrated ship management company based in Vienna, which provides sale & purchase, commercial,...

2014-01-22 23:25:00

Libraries to Experience a Greater Sense of Community, Value and Identity in the New Year Philadelphia, P.A. (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Polaris Library Systems, a trusted provider of library automation software, designates 2014 as a Year of Connection to help redefine and strengthen the role libraries play within the community. Polaris will unveil its Year of Connection at the American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter Meeting, demonstrating how every decision the company makes, in terms...